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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.


Weapon Seizure in Project Targeting Gang Violence in Greater Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) have made a significant seizure of guns, drugs, explosive devices, and stolen property. more »

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VPD Warn of High-Risk Sex Offender

Vancouver Police are warning the public that 53-year-old Dawson Davidson, a convicted sex offender, has been released from custody and is residing in a Vancouver halfway house. more »

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Update: Police Investigate Suspicious Deaths

VPD detectives continue to work with the BC Coroners Service to confirm what caused the deaths of an elderly couple on Monday afternoon. more »

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High-Risk Sex Offender Living in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public that 35-year-old Kristjon Otto Olson, a convicted federal sex offender, has been released from custody and is residing in a Vancouver halfway house. more »

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Police Investigate Suspicious Deaths

Vancouver Police and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the suspicious deaths of a 77-year-old woman and a 79-year-old man. more »

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Fraudsters Target Elderly Woman

Vancouver Police are warning the public about a potential phone scam targeting the elderly. more »

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Similar Sex Assaults Lead to Warning

Vancouver Police are warning the public after a young woman was sexually assaulted Wednesday night in East Vancouver. more »

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Police Urge Residents to Report Suspicious Activity Following Recent Break-Ins

After several early evening break-ins to homes in South Vancouver, the VPD are reminding residents to keep an eye out for suspicious activity. more »

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Man Arrested for Breaking Into Home Under Construction

A 37-year-old man is in jail after police watched him allegedly break into a home under construction on Vancouver’s west side on Monday evening. The suspect was arrested as he removed building supplies from the home. more »

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Police Request Additional Information about Stanley Park Attacks

Vancouver Police are appealing to the public for additional information about two attacks in Stanley Park that occurred almost a year ago. more »

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