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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 2018, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.

Sexual Offender to Reside in Vancouver

Vancouver Police believe that circumstances exist to warn the public that Cameron Eugene Ratelle is residing in Vancouver and poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of young women. more »

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Assault Leaves Man In Critical Condition

Vancouver Police are investigating after a 51-year-old man was found in serious medical distress in front of the Astoria Hotel in the Downtown Eastside Tuesday night. more »

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Update: Charges Laid in Saturday’s Bank Robberies

Crown Counsel has approved two counts of robbery against 23-year-old Jordan Anthony Doddridge, and charges have been recommend against his female passenger, following their arrests yesterday afternoon. more »

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Robbery Suspects Arrested Following Crash 

The VPD are investigating a crash involving bank robbery suspects in East Vancouver that sent four people to hospital with minor injuries.

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Vancouver Police Investigating First Traffic Fatality of 2018

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle and the VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit is currently investigating. more »

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Simple Change Makes Doors More Resistant to Break-Ins

A Vancouver Police and City of Vancouver crime prevention initiative, aimed at strengthening door frames to make it more difficult for thieves to break into homes, has become a new city bylaw. It is now mandatory to add a metal … more »

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Update: Project Tactic

Vancouver Police have arrested an additional person in relation to Project Tactic, a VPD project that began last summer. more »

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Vancouver Police Work to Increase Safety in the Downtown Eastside

Vancouver Police are expanding patrol activities in the Downtown Eastside to improve public safety. more »

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Update: Granville Street Homicide

Vancouver Police are asking anyone who may have cell phone footage, of the Granville Street fight that occurred on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and claimed the life of Kalwinder Thind, to call investigators. more »

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Early Morning Fight On Granville Street Claims A Life

Vancouver Police Homicide investigators are looking for witnesses to an early morning Granville Street fight that has claimed a life. more »

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