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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.

Elderly Pedestrian Dies of Injuries

An elderly pedestrian struck by a car on November 2 in South Vancouver has died. more »

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Vancouver Police Issue Public Warning About High-Risk Offender

Vancouver Police believe that circumstances exist to warn the public that Randall Peter Hopley, a federal offender, is residing in Vancouver and poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of young boys. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate Pedestrian Fatality

Vancouver Police are investigating a collision between a pick-up truck and a pedestrian that claimed the life of an 83-year-old Vancouver woman on Wednesday. more »

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Update: VPD Arrest Three Men For Series Of Break-Ins

Crown Counsel has approved charges against three men arrested on Tuesday for a series of break-ins. more »

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VPD Arrest Three Men For Series Of Break-Ins

Vancouver Police arrested three men on Tuesday for a series of break-ins. more »

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Residents Team Up to Prevent Crime

Vancouver Police arrested a man early Monday morning after neighbours worked together to prevent crime in their south Vancouver community. more »

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Update: Charges Laid In Stabbing

Charges have been approved against three men allegedly involved in an early morning stabbing last Saturday that sent four people to hospital. more »

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Public Safety Officials Provide Tips for a Safe Halloween

The Vancouver Police Department and its partners, Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, BC Ambulance Service, and the Canadian National Fireworks Association, are asking the public to keep safety top of mind this Halloween by following some simple safety tips. more »

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Shots Fired Near Main Street and Powell

Just after midnight, the VPD received 9-1-1 calls reporting shots being fired in the laneway behind the No. 5 Orange at Main Street and Powell. more »

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Police Dogs Strike Their Best Poses For The 2019 VPD Canine Calendar

The 2019 Vancouver Police dog calendar is now for sale. It features members of the VPD Canine Unit and their four-legged partners in their best poses as they work to keep the city safe. more »

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