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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 2019, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck Mid-Block On East 57th Avenue

Vancouver Police are investigating a collision between a car and a pedestrian that has claimed the life of a 38-year-old Vancouver man.

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VPD reminds residents to deter thieves by locking doors, windows

Vancouver Police have arrested two people in connection with a daytime break-and-enter this week, and remind all residents to be mindful of leaving doors and windows open as the temperatures rise. Charles Vorra, 49, and Kristen Cowden, 31, have each … more »

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VPD Seeks Help To Identify Suspects In Robbery Of Senior

Vancouver Police today released photos of two suspects in the robbery of a Vancouver senior, and are requesting assistance from the public to identify the suspects. more »

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Vancouver Police search for hit-and-run driver

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a hit-and-run vehicle involved in a collision at the end of last summer in East Vancouver. more »

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Vancouver Police Seek Witnesses To Possible Weekend Assault

Vancouver Police are investigating an incident at the Carnegie Centre in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside this past weekend that has left a man in his 50s with serious injuries. Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.   more »

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VPD Arrests DTES Stabbing Suspect

Vancouver Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection to a stabbing that occurred Monday in Andy Livingstone Park. more »

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Vancouver Police Host International Police Judo Conference

More than 100 public safety and law enforcement professionals from around the world will gather in the lower mainland this week for the third annual police judo conference. Police judo, an emerging trend in public safety, teaches police officers hands-on techniques to safely gain physical control during violent situations. more »

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Vancouver Police Ask For Dash-Cam In Collision That Left Pedestrian With Serious Injuries

Vancouver Police are asking for dash-cam video following a collision this morning near East 12th Avenue and Kingsway.  A 15-year-old pedestrian has been transported to hospital with serious injuries. more »

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Vancouver Police Identify Vehicle Of Interest In City’s Fourth Homicide

The VPD has identified a White Dodge Durango as a vehicle of interest in the city’s most recent homicide. Police are appealing to anyone with dash-cam video to call investigators.  more »

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Emergency Services Report No Major Incidents At 4/20

Vancouver Police did not have any major incidents reported to them during this year’s 4/20 at Sunset Beach. However, police were kept busy managing the crowd throughout the event.  more »

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