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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 issue public warning about high-risk offender residing in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public about a high-risk sex offender who is residing in a correctional halfway house in Vancouver. more »

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Vancouver Police issue warning about a series of indecent acts in Mount Pleasant

Vancouver Police are investigating several indecent acts in Mount Pleasant, and believe there may be more not yet reported to police. more »

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New VPD Guidelines Aim to Facilitate Access to Police Services for Undocumented Immigrants

Vancouver Police today released proposed “access without fear” guidelines, which formalize the VPD’s approach to enhancing the safety of undocumented immigrants. more »

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VPD encouraging beachgoers to enjoy parks and beaches safely

With temperatures expected to increase in Metro Vancouver this week, Vancouver Police are encouraging residents and visitors to the city to enjoy parks and beaches safely. more »

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Elderly Driver Dies Following Collision with a Bus

VPD collision investigators are trying to determine the cause of a morning crash between a bus and a car that has claimed the life of an elderly driver.  more »

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Almost 80 Vehicles Vandalized On Vancouver’s West Side

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for deliberately damaging at least 78 vehicles on Vancouver’s west side over the past several months. The latest incident occurred this past weekend in the Dunbar area when several cars had their paint scratched-up. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate City’s 11th Homicide in 2018

A man in his 20s has died following an assault that occurred early Friday morning in a Downtown East Side apartment. more »

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Update: Stabbing Leaves Man In Critical Condition

Vancouver police are investigating the city’s 10th homicide of 2018 after a man in his 20s, who was stabbed just over a week ago in the Downtown Eastside, died Saturday night from his injuries. more »

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Collision Sends Two Pedestrians and Three Officers to Hospital

Vancouver Police are investigating a collision that occurred last night downtown that sent two pedestrians and three officers to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. more »

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Pathway to Wellness: Vancouver Police and health care team up to help people living with mental illness

Vancouver Police today released a new video to highlight the many partnerships and initiatives the Department is involved in to lessen the impact untreated mental illness has on the community, on policing, on health services, and, most importantly, on those living with mental illness. more »

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