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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 makes arrest in west-side carjacking

Vancouver Police arrested a 22-year-old man Sunday night after he allegedly forced a pregnant woman from her car and caused a multi-vehicle collision after fleeing in the stolen vehicle. VPD officers were called to the area of Alma Street and … more »

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Vancouver Police Recover Stolen Tools, Make Arrest

Vancouver Police arrested a thief yesterday after the owner of tools recently stolen from his parked vehicle, noticed that they were being sold on Craigslist and contacted police. more »

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Vancouver Police, Victim’s Family Make Plea For Information

Vancouver Police today announced that information has recently come to light that suggests there are people with key information about a 2018 double homicide, who have not yet spoken with police. 

On January 13, 2018, a 23-year-old Vancouver man, Kevin Whiteside, and a 15-year-old Coquitlam boy, Alfred Wong, were killed at East Broadway Avenue and Ontario Street near Indochine Kitchen and Bar. more »

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Vancouver Police Release The Results Of Summer CounterAttacks

Vancouver Police have taken 360 impaired drivers off of Vancouver roads during this year’s summer CounterAttack campaign — 100 more impaired drivers than last year. more »

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Vancouver Police make arrests, seize weapons during brawl

Vancouver Police officers attempting to make an arrest yesterday afternoon on E. Hastings near Main, quickly found themselves in a volatile situation, and calling for additional officers. more »

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High-risk offender back in custody

Dale Rolland Alexander, a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house, is back in custody after being arrested by Vancouver Police. more »

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VPD searching for sex offender wanted Canada-wide

Vancouver Police are asking for public assistance to locate Dale Rolland Alexander, a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house today. more »

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Vancouver Police Seek Public’s Help With Investigation Into Serious Assault

VPD detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify two people who may have information about a serious assault to a man in a wheelchair in early July. Today, police released images of the two people, which were captured on a CCTV camera in the area of the assault. more »

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VPD Arrests Man With Weapon In East Van

Vancouver Police arrested a man on Thursday who was allegedly waving a weapon and making threats to kill police. more »

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Nana has some advice for millennials in online fraud awareness campaign

Vancouver Police have launched #NANAsays, a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of online fraud with millennials. more »

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