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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 2020, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


Update: Police act on court order

This morning, police acting on a court order provided by the Supreme Court of British Columbia to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, cleared three access points to the Port of Vancouver. more »

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Police act on court order

On Monday morning, police were compelled to act on a BC Supreme Court order, in response to a request from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, to restore access to the Vancouver ports. more »

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VPD makes second arrest in 2019 homicide

Vancouver Police have arrested a second individual in relation to a 2019 homicide that took the life of 43-year-old Fizul Mohammed. more »

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VPD makes arrest in 2019 homicide

Vancouver Police have made an arrest in relation to a 2019 homicide that took the life of 43-year-old Fizul Mohammed. more »

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VPD investigates second pedestrian fatality of 2020

Vancouver Police are investigating a fatal collision in Vancouver’s Strathcona neighbourhood after a pedestrian was struck this afternoon.   more »

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VPD concludes investigation into West Side sex assault

Vancouver Police investigators have concluded their investigation into a sex assault reported Tuesday evening on the West side of Vancouver and have determined there is no risk to the public.  more »

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VPD warns public about recent thefts

Vancouver Police are alerting the public about recent thefts that are believed to be part of an organized crime “distraction theft” group targeting the elderly. more »

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Vancouver Police warn public about West Side sex assault

Vancouver Police are warning the public about a stranger sex assault of a teenager on Tuesday evening in Vancouver’s West Side. more »

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VPD makes appeal for return of stolen indigenous ceremonial items

Vancouver Police today released a photo of a man suspected of stealing Indigenous regalia and drums in Vancouver earlier this month, and are appealing to the thief or anyone who knows the whereabouts of the stolen items to return them. more »

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Vancouver Police renew appeal for witnesses in serious assault

Vancouver Police today released new surveillance video of three people who may have information about a serious assault in the West End in late November, and area asking for the public’s help in identifying them.
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