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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.


Vancouver Police Investigating Shots Fired

Vancouver Police are investigating shots being fired in the area of Cambie Street and West 48th Avenue tonight. more »

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Update: Police Expand Search for Evidence in Missing Person Case

Vancouver Police are focusing their efforts on New Brighton Park today in the search for evidence in the disappearance of 37-year-old Su Yi Liang. more »

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Vancouver Police Make Arrest Following Early Morning Double Stabbing

One man has been arrested and two people are in hospital, following an early morning stabbing in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. more »

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Update: Police investigate West Side shooting

Vancouver Police have identified the victim of yesterday’s homicide on Vancouver’s West Side as 32-year-old Kaminder Rai of Surrey. more »

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Update: Police Investigate West Side Shooting

The Vancouver Police are continuing their investigation into today’s targeted shooting that claimed the life of a 32-year-old Surrey man on Vancouver’s West Side. more »

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VPD Warn Public Following Groping of 12-year-old Girl

Vancouver Police are warning the public after a 12-year-old girl was groped Tuesday morning on Vancouver’s West Side. more »

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Police Investigate West Side Shooting

The VPD are investigating after a man was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound on Marguerite Street near West 49th Avenue just before 1 p.m. today. more »

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VPD Stats Show Decrease in Overall Crime Rate for 2017

Vancouver Police today released crime statistics for 2017 for Vancouver, which show a decrease in the overall crime rate by 1.5 per cent over the previous year. more »

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Update: Vancouver Police Work to Increase Safety in the Downtown Eastside

There has been a noticeable decrease in street disorder and violent crime in the Downtown Eastside since Vancouver Police began a new safety initiative in the area on January 28. more »

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Update: Assault Victim Dies In Hospital

The man found in serious medical distress in front of the Astoria Hotel in the Downtown Eastside Tuesday night has died. more »

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