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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.


VPD Wants To Know: “Is It Within You?”

Today, on International Women’s Day, the Vancouver Police Department announced plans to further increase its focus on hiring women in front line policing roles, with the launch of a new province-wide recruiting campaign. The VPD is in the midst of … more »

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Seniors Targeted in Distraction Thefts

Vancouver Police are advising the public to be cautious following a string of distraction thefts targeting the elderly. more »

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Charges Laid After Homicide Suspect Attempts to Flee

Vancouver Police have made an arrest in connection with Vancouver’s fourth homicide of 2017. more »

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Four Arrests After Shots Fired

Two men and two women have been arrested after shots were fired at officers from a residence early this morning. more »

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Police Investigate Suspicious Death at Seymour Street Condo

Vancouver Police are investigating a suspicious death at a Seymour Street condominium. more »

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Man Turns Himself In Following Main Street Assault

A man has turned himself in following a Thursday afternoon assault on Main Street. more »

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Update: Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect

Vancouver Police have arrested a suspect after four separate attacks this morning between West Broadway and Cambie Street, and Main Street and East 2nd Avenue. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigating Three Assaults

Vancouver Police are investigating at least three assaults that occurred just after 8:30 this morning. more »

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Family Asks Son to Contact Them

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a thirty-four-year-old Surrey resident who has not been in contact with his family for almost two years. more »

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Better Business Bureau’s Top 10 Scams of 2016

March is Fraud Prevention month, and the Better Business Bureau kicked it off today by counting down their Top Ten Scams of 2016 and how to prevent becoming a victim. more »

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