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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.


Are You Helping Thieves?

Vancouver Police are making a plea to the public for help, after a dramatic increase in thefts from vehicles in the first quarter of 2018. more »

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Vancouver Police Hold Tournament to Honour Fallen Member Paul Sanghera

The Vancouver Police Soccer and Service Club will be kicking off the 35th anniversary of the Paul Sanghera High School Indoor Soccer Tournament that honours a fallen member who tragically lost his life in a fatal car crash. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate City’s 7th Homicide

VPD Homicide detectives have made an arrest in an early morning assault that has claimed the life of 55-year-old Vancouver resident Dam Minh Huu. more »

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Emergency Services On High Alert Throughout 4/20

First responders were in a high state of alertness at today’s 4/20 events in Vancouver.

Police, fire, ambulance, Park Board, and City of Vancouver staff were busy today managing the crowd at Sunset Beach. There was no crowd gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery. more »

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Traffic Disruptions Expected Today For 4/20

Vancouver Police are reminding the public to be aware of potential traffic disruptions during 4/20 activities taking place today at Sunset Beach and near the Vancouver Art Gallery. more »

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Teamwork Leads to Arrest of Robbery Suspects

Teamwork between a witness, Metro Vancouver Transit Police, and the Vancouver Police Department has resulted in the arrest of three robbery suspects. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigating Suspicious Incident at a Church

VPD investigators are looking for witnesses to an incident at the Standard Holiness Church at 3101 E 22nd Avenue on Thursday, April 5. more »

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VPD Arrests Man in Stolen Car

Just after 2 p.m. this afternoon, VPD officers spotted a stolen 1992 Honda Civic being driven in the area of Abbott Street and Keefer Street. more »

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VPD Vehicle Targeted In Collision

Vancouver Police are investigating an intentional collision this evening after a man reversed a pick-up truck into a police vehicle. There were no injuries to anyone involved. more »

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UPDATE: Additional Search Warrant Executed in Missing Liang Case

Detectives from the VPD’s Homicide Unit executed a search warrant at a residence today on East 15th Avenue near Clark Drive in relation to the disappearance of Su Yi Liang on January 8, 2018. more »

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