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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.


VPD investigates human remains found in recycling bin

Vancouver Police are investigating the city’s 15th homicide after human remains were found in a large recycling bin in the water off of Kits Point yesterday morning. more »

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Police identify suspect, seek video in attempted abduction investigation

Vancouver Police have identified the suspect and vehicle in last Wednesday’s attempted child abduction in South Vancouver and are making a plea for additional dash-cam footage from the area at the time of the incident. more »

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VPD investigates stabbing in Strathcona Park

Vancouver Police are investigating a stabbing in Strathcona Park early this morning. more »

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VPD seizes drugs, weapons, property from East Van rooming house

Vancouver – Vancouver Police seized drugs, numerous weapons, and what is believed to be stolen property, from a rooming house near East 27th Avenue and Knight Street on Tuesday. “Officers initially went to the residence for an unrelated investigation,” says … more »

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VPD investigates attempted child abduction in South Vancouver

Vancouver Police are investigating an attempted child abduction in South Vancouver that occurred on Wednesday afternoon and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. more »

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VPD searches for missing man

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 25-year-old man who may have gone hiking in Manning Park. more »

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Wanted federal offender arrested in Calgary

Travis Ricky Ball, a wanted federal offender who was last seen in Vancouver on September 14, was located and arrested in Calgary on Thursday. Vancouver Police worked alongside the Calgary Fugitive Apprehension Team to gather the evidence that led officers … more »

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Emily Carr arson suspect pleads guilty

A Vancouver man pled guilty this week to criminal charges in relation to a serious arson in Vancouver last year, following an extensive Vancouver Police investigation. more »

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Charges approved in west side shooting

Charges have been approved against two men after they were apprehended on Tuesday evening by Vancouver Police following a shooting on the west side. Liban Hassan, 35, and Ahmed Ismail, 24, have been charged with attempted murder. Both men will … more »

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VPD arrests two in brazen west side shooting

Vancouver Police have arrested two men in relation to a shooting Wednesday evening on Vancouver’s west side, where a 42-year-old Vancouver man was targeted. more »

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