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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: Wanted Sex-Offender Arrested

Michael Hans Bopfinger was arrested this afternoon on Vancouver Island on an outstanding warrant. more »

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Back To School Safety

The Vancouver Police and its partners are reminding motorists to slow down and pay attention, as thousands of children head back to school this fall. more »

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Police Investigate Suspicious Circumstance

The VPD and other emergency services are on scene at an apartment building in the 1200 block of West Georgia Street investigating a possible drug lab. more »

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Shots Fired in East Vancouver

The Vancouver Police are investigating shots fired Tuesday night in an east Vancouver neighbourhood. There were no reported injuries and no arrests have been made. more »

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Man Charged in Vancouver Homicide

The VPD have arrested a Vancouver man for murder after the discovery of a body in a Downtown Eastside apartment on Monday afternoon. more »

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VPD Officers Executed a Drug-Related Search Warrant

Just after 4 p.m. on Monday, VPD officers executed a drug-related search warrant in the area of ‎Columbia Street and 1st Avenue. One person has been arrested. more »

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High-Risk Sex Offender to Reside in Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department is warning the public about the release of a sex offender, who will be residing in the Vancouver area, and has a criminal history for sex offences and violence against women. more »

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VPD Warning the Public: Sex Offender Unlawfully at Large

Vancouver Police are warning the public about a convicted sex offender who is unlawfully at large and is currently wanted. more »

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Injured Pedestrian Identified

The injured male pedestrian, subject of a VPD media release from Yesterday, has now been identified as a Vancouver man in his 80’s. more »

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VPD Warning About Recent Distraction Theft

Vancouver Police are warning the public about a recent theft believed to be part of a Roma crime group. more »

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