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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.


Citizens help put an end to short crime spree

Vancouver Police have arrested a man involved in a carjacking, multiple collisions, and assaults in the downtown core this morning. more »

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Update: Vancouver Police assist partner agency with arrest

Crown Counsel has approved charges against the driver of a pick-up truck who allegedly crossed through the border into Canada without stopping last week. more »

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Vancouver Police Respond to Criticism Following Drug Seizure from Downtown Eastside Market

Vancouver Police today released details surrounding a recent seizure of cannabis being sold at the Downtown Eastside Market, including what led up to the seizure. more »

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Update: Vancouver Police Assist Partner Agency with Arrest

Vancouver Police arrested a man in his 20s this morning after he allegedly drove across the border into Canada from the United States without stopping. more »

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VPD Assists Partner Agency with Arrest

Just before 8:30 this morning, the VPD assisted a partnering police agency in apprehending a man who allegedly fled from them after committing a serious offence. more »

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Update: Sex-offender Wanted Canada-wide Arrested

James Allan Pike, subject of a Canada-wide warrant and VPD media release on Tuesday, was arrested last night in downtown Vancouver. more »

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Update: VPD Investigating Break-In and Theft of Wigs Set Aside for BC Children’s Hospital

Vancouver Police have recovered a portion of the wigs that were stolen during a break-in earlier this week. more »

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Police Search for Wanted Sex-Offender

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating James Allan Pike, a 46-year-old sex offender who is wanted for breaching his conditions early this morning. more »

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VPD Investigating Break-In and Theft of Wigs for BC Children’s Hospital

Vancouver Police are appealing to the public for information about a recent break-in to a Vancouver wig store, where the suspect stole an entire collection of wigs set aside for cancer patients at BC Children’s Hospital. more »

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UPDATE: Arson Suspect Arrested

Vancouver Police have arrested 46-year-old Jason Acoose of Vancouver for allegedly setting an East Vancouver fire, which was recently spotlighted in a VPD media release. more »

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