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Media Releases

Vancouver Police Department Media Releases

The VPD's most recent media releases are listed below.

View the archives for 2017, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


Update: Double Homicide

VPD Homicide investigators have identified the victims of Sunday’s double homicide as 57- year-old Sandra McInnes and 51-year-old Neil Croker, both from Vancouver. more »

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Teamwork Leads to Arrests

The Vancouver Police and an alert citizen teamed up on Monday morning to arrest two property crime offenders in South Vancouver. more »

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Vancouver Records First Pedestrian Fatality Of 2017

An 87-year-old pedestrian has died from injuries sustained in a collision on May 29 near the entrance to Granville Island. This is Vancouver’s first pedestrian fatality of 2017. more »

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Police Investigate Double Homicide

The VPD Homicide unit is currently investigating a double homicide in a West End apartment building. more »

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Police Investigate Suspicious Death

The VPD are investigating the sudden death of a person in a West End apartment building near Davie and Denman Street. more »

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Two Men Arrested After Granville Stabbing

The Vancouver Police are investigating an early morning double stabbing on the Granville Mall that has sent two men to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two suspects from Surrey have been arrested and remain in-custody. more »

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Police Seek Man in Suspicious Incident

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspicious man who approached a 16-year-old girl in South Vancouver at the end of June. more »

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Update: Charges Approved in Bridge Photo-Op

Crown Counsel has approved a charge of mischief against the two men who climbed the Lions Gate Bridge yesterday to snap some photos. more »

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VPD Adds Two Pure Electric Motorcycles To Its Fleet

The Vancouver Police Department, with funding from the City of Vancouver, has added two new, fully-electric motorcycles to its fleet of vehicles, becoming one of the first police agencies in Canada to use pure electric motorcycles for police operations. more »

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Photo-Op Ties Up Bridge Traffic for Hours

Vancouver Police have arrested two men in their 20s and are recommending charges after they climbed the Lions Gate Bridge this morning and snarled traffic for a photo-opp. The men are visiting from Washington State. more »

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