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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.

VPD responds to incident at elementary school

Vancouver Police responded to a suspicious incident at McBride Elementary School today that resulted in the school going into lockdown. more »

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Charges approved in East Vancouver homicide

Charges have been approved by the BC Prosecution Service against a Vancouver man following a Vancouver Police investigation into a murder on Saturday night. more »

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VPD seeks witnesses and dashcam video after pedestrian hit by car

Vancouver Police are looking for witnesses and dashcam footage after a vehicle struck a pedestrian Wednesday night. more »

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Man charged in random stabbing attack

A Vancouver man was charged on Friday following a Vancouver Police investigation into a serious stabbing. more »

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VPD arrests suspect in Saturday night homicide

Vancouver Police have arrested a 30-year-old man for murder following a stabbing in East Vancouver Saturday night.  more »

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VPD investigates fatal collision along South Granville

Vancouver Police are investigating a serious single vehicle collision near Granville Street and West 13th Avenue this evening that claimed the life of the male driver. Just before 8:30 p.m., the single vehicle mounted the west side of the curb … more »

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VPD releases early results from new neigbourhood response team

Vancouver – Vancouver Police today released results from the first 11 days of the new neigbourhood response team (NRT). more »

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VPD seizes stolen bikes and cash from East Van home

Vancouver Police have seized thirteen bikes, suspected to be stolen, and more than $25,000 after an investigation into a “bike chop shop” in East Vancouver. more »

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Survey shows heightened crime concern in Vancouver

A new survey about the perception of public safety in Vancouver shows that the vast majority of Vancouverites are concerned about crime in the city. more »

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VPD investigates two unprovoked assaults downtown

Vancouver Police are investigating two alleged unprovoked assaults on East Asian women downtown on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon and are asking for anyone with information or anyone who was a witness to come forward. more »

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