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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.


VPD Investigates Suspicious Death On South Side

Vancouver Police are investigating a suspicious sudden death, discovered this morning at a business in a south side neighbourhood. more »

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Vancouver Police Arrest Erratic Driver Who Put Other Drivers And Pedestrians At Risk

Vancouver Police arrested an erratic driver, believed to be impaired, after he drove toward oncoming traffic and pedestrian’s downtown. Fortunately, no one was injured. more »

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VPD Investigates Fifth Homicide of 2019

Vancouver Police are investigating a shooting near Main Street that claimed the life of a man in his 30s last night. more »

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Statement from Vancouver Police Department on report from national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The Vancouver Police Department greatly appreciates the stories and courage of the survivors and families of victims who have helped to shape the final report from the national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate Theft Of Unique Furniture

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to locate two chairs, valued at about $40,000 each, taken during a break-in to a furniture store in Coal Harbour last month. more »

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Rash of scooter thefts leads to VPD warning

Vancouver Police are encouraging scooter and e-bike owners to lock up their rides, after an uptick in thefts across the city this spring. “Warm weather and expensive gas means more people are choosing alternative ways to get around,” says Constable … more »

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Statement from Superintendent Cita Airth, Investigative Services, regarding PacNet indictments in US

I am pleased to hear that indictments were announced in Washington today in relation to mail fraud and wire fraud Three of the four individuals are associated with a Vancouver payment processing company, PacNet Services. PacNet operated in downtown Vancouver … more »

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Vancouver Police Arrest Man Wanted For Breaching Probation

Vancouver Police have arrested 35-year-old David Hynd who was wanted for six counts of ‘breach of probation’ under the BC Offence Act. more »

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Vancouver Police Make Arrest In Violent West End Home Invasion

Vancouver Police have arrested 50-year-old Paul Doczi for a violent West End home invasion that sent a woman to hospital with serious injuries the morning of June 14. more »

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Vancouver Police seek witnesses to early morning stabbing

Vancouver Police are investigating an early morning assault that has sent a teen to hospital with serious injuries.  Just before 3:00 this morning, two groups of teens got into a dispute over a limo for hire on Seymour Street near … more »

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