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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 2021, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


VPD officers arrest suspect in Gastown stabbing

Vancouver Police made a quick arrest Monday morning after a 56-year-old man was stabbed during a confrontation in Gastown. more »

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Update: Missing man located

Edward Cheney, who went missing from the Downtown Eastside on January 21 and was subject of a VPD appeal for help, has been located and is now safe. more »

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VPD searches for missing man with dementia

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 58-year-old man who may suffer from dementia. Edward Cheney was last seen leaving his home near East Hastings and Main streets on January 21 at 9 a.m. Mr. … more »

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VPD searches for woman wanted Canada-wide

Vancouver Police are requesting the public’s help to locate a 34-year-old woman who breached her bail conditions and is now wanted Canada wide. more »

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VPD investigates assault at west side convenience store

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who assaulted a man after being confronted about not wearing a mask, as mandated by provincial health orders, in a convenience store. more »

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Charges approved in armed stand-off

Charges have been approved against two Vancouver men following a Vancouver Police investigation into an armed stand-off in a Downtown Eastside building in early January. more »

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VPD seeks witnesses after pedestrian seriously injured in collision

Vancouver Police are investigating a serious collision that sent a pedestrian to hospital with grave injuries last month, and ask anyone who saw what happened to call police. more »

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VPD investigates after homeless woman targeted by arsonist

Vancouver Police released new video today of a man setting fire to a homeless woman’s blankets while she slept on a downtown sidewalk last month, and are appealing for tips from the public. more »

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VPD investigation results in charges against police officer

A police officer has been charged with offences related to theft, breach of trust and drugs after an extensive investigation by Vancouver Police detectives. more »

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VPD investigation leads to charges in South Van homicide

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

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