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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 in East Vancouver Sexual Assault

A Vancouver man arrested on June 2nd in relation to last week’s sexual assault in East Vancouver has now been released from custody. more »

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Police Investigate Sex Assault

Just after 8 p.m. last night, an 18-year-old woman reported that she was sexually assaulted while canvassing door-to-door for donations in the area of Vanness Avenue and Rupert Street. more »

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Police Seek Additional Witnesses

Investigators are asking witnesses to come forward following last week’s murder of 33-year-old Janice Nicole Bryant in East Vancouver. more »

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Cyclist in Critical Condition

Two cyclists are in hospital this morning after they collided with each other last night. more »

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Vancouver Police and Project 529 Partner to Launch Bike-to-Work Week

This morning, the Vancouver Police Department and Project 529 will be partnering to launch Vancouver’s 2017 Bike to Work Week. more »

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High-Risk Offender Arrested

Cameron Eugene Ratelle, subject of a public warning from the VPD on May 18th, has been arrested for breaching his long-term supervision order. more »

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The Need for Treatment on Demand

The Vancouver Police Department is calling for expanded opioid assisted therapy programs, addiction treatment, and an increase in public awareness to support prevention as a result of the ongoing opioid crisis. more »

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Noisy Motorcycles

With warm weather comes an increase in the number of motorcycles on the road. Riders are reminded to be safe and considerate of others while they are out enjoying the sun, and motorists need to be aware and cautious around … more »

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Vancouver Police Share 2016 Annual Report

The Vancouver Police Department is releasing its 2016 Annual Report, highlighting some of our initiatives and engagement with the diverse community that we serve. more »

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Woman Dies Following East Vancouver Shooting

The woman who was shot in yesterday’s targeted shooting in East Vancouver has died. more »

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