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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.


Vancouver Police arrest suspect in double murder

Vancouver Police have arrested a man for a double homicide in East Vancouver on Monday. more »

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Vancouver Police identify vehicle-of-interest in city’s sixth and seventh homicides

Vancouver Police have identified an older model grey 2005 Dodge Caravan minivan, with British Columbia license plate number 175-LXR, as a vehicle-of-interest in the city’s most recent homicides. more »

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Vancouver Police report substantial increase in replica gun seizures

Vancouver Police are reporting a large increase in the number of replica gun seizures in Vancouver and an increase in the frequency with which police encounter highly realistic replica firearms. more »

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Vancouver Police investigate double homicide

Vancouver Police are investigating the city’s sixth and seventh homicides of 2020. more »

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Vancouver Police make arrest for random assaults in park

A man has been arrested and charged following multiple random assaults in Queen Elizabeth Park on Sunday. more »

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VPD arrest man in Vancouver’s fifth murder

Vancouver Police have arrested a 52-year-old Vancouver man following a stabbing in the Downtown Eastside on Canada Day. The victim later died of his injuries. more »

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Missing teenage boy located

Quinn Beshara, 16, missing since last evening, has been located safe and unharmed in the area of Commercial Drive and East Broadway Avenue. more »

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VPD works to address public safety concerns downtown

Vancouver Police are implementing new, additional public safety measures in specific parts of downtown Vancouver in response to citizen concerns. more »

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VPD arrests violent man for random attempted attacks

Vancouver Police arrested a man for attempted robbery, assault and assault with a weapon Tuesday afternoon. more »

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Vancouver man pleads guilty to child pornography related charges

A 68-year-old Vancouver man was sentenced this week after a Vancouver Police investigation into child pornography. more »

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