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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.


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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Police Investigate Shooting        

Just after 5 p.m. this evening, police received reports of shots fired near East 7th Avenue and St. Catherines Street in East Vancouver. more »

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Scammers Spoof VPD Non-Emergency Line

Scammers have spoofed the Vancouver Police Department’s non-emergency line, representing themselves as representatives of the Canada Revenue Agency. more »

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Not Your Average Bear

East Vancouver residents had to keep an eye on their pic-a-nic baskets this morning, after a young bear was spotted in their neighbourhood. more »

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Vancouver Police Launch Safe Boating Week

The May long weekend marks the beginning of boating season, and Vancouver Police are again partnering with boating safety advocates to promote safety on the water. more »

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Vancouver Police Will Walk in the 2017 Vancouver Pride Parade

The ‎Vancouver Police Department (VPD) today announced that it will walk in Vancouver’s Pride Parade for the 21st consecutive year in August 2017. more »

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Sexual Offender to Reside in Vancouver

The VPD believes 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, particularly those 16 to 25 years-old. more »

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Police Continue to Investigate Nightclub Stabbing

Vancouver Police are continuing to investigate a triple stabbing at a Vancouver nightclub that sent three men to hospital. more »

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Vancouver Police Hold Tournament to Honour Fallen Member

The Vancouver Police Soccer and Service Club will be kicking off the 34th anniversary of the Paul Sanghera High School Indoor Soccer Tournament, which honours a fallen member who tragically lost his life in a fatal car crash. more »

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VPD Asking Driver to Come Forward

Investigators would like to speak with the driver of a pick-up truck that was pulling a boat trailer Sunday night in East Vancouver. more »

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