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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.

Information bulletin: protecting children from online predators

With schools closed due to COVID-19, children are spending a lot more time online, possibly unsupervised. more »

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Female wanted Canada-wide arrested

Justina Ellis, wanted Canada-wide for leaving her half way house on Sunday, has been located and arrested. more »

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Vancouver Police search for high risk offender

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to locate 37-year-old Justina Ellis after she left her halfway house in East Vancouver on Sunday and did not return. more »

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VPD works to prevent property crime

Vancouver Police are taking significant measures to combat property crime while local and provincial measures are in place to address the spread of COVID-19. more »

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Calls for police service

We are taking measures to reduce the risk to our front line patrol officers. If you call us, for a lower priority investigation, officers will conduct the investigation over the phone. more »

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Vancouver Police conclude investigation into fatal collision

Vancouver Police are recommending several charges against the driver of a car-share vehicle who was involved in a collision that resulted in the death of a 29-year-old man driving a taxi in late December. Due to the current medical condition … more »

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by a vehicle in Kerrisdale

Vancouver Police are investigating the city’s third pedestrian fatality of the year after an 85-year-old Vancouver man died last week after being struck by a vehicle earlier this month. more »

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VPD complete investigation into high profile sex assault

Vancouver Police have completed an investigation into a string of sexual offences that occurred on Vancouver’s west side in February 2019. more »

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Vancouver Police looking for witnesses to West Side attack

Vancouver Police are seeking witnesses to an assault last week on West Broadway that has left one man in hospital with life-threatening injuries. more »

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Vancouver Police investigation reveals improper vehicle inspections

An audit of a local business conducted late last month by Vancouver Police and Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) investigators, has found that the company was completing vehicle inspections with no authorized inspector working at the facility. more »

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