Community & Public Affairs Section : Media Releases | Media Spokespersons | Published Freedom of Information Requests

Yearly Archives: 2020

VPD identifies victim in Gastown homicide

Vancouver Police today identified 45-year-old Tonya Hyer of Vancouver as the victim in the city’s third homicide of 2020. more »

Leave a Comment

VPD identifies victim in city’s second homicide

Vancouver Police have identified 31-year-old Mathieu Flynn, of Richmond, as the victim in the city’s second homicide of the year. more »

Leave a Comment

Vancouver Police investigate city’s first pedestrian fatal of the year

A collision in downtown Vancouver on Sunday, January 19 has claimed the life of a female and left one male in hospital with serious injuries. Vancouver Police are continuing to investigate. more »

Leave a Comment

VPD formalizes police stop policy in accordance with provincial guidelines

Vancouver Police have finalized a ‘street checks and police stops’ policy in line with new provincial policing standards issued by the Province of B.C. that went into effect on January 15. more »

Leave a Comment

VPD investigates Gastown Homicide

Vancouver Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 45-year-old Vancouver female after she was found deceased inside her residence early this morning. Just after 1:30 a.m. on January 19th, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call at 112 Water Street … more »

Leave a Comment

VPD investigates second homicide of 2020

Vancouver Police are investigating the death of a man who was discovered deceased in a vehicle yesterday evening. The victim, who has yet to be identified, was found by a passerby in the parking lot of Marine Gateway Cineplex near … more »

Leave a Comment

Charges laid in 2019 Downtown Eastside Homicide

A 32-year-old Surrey man, Chad Harry, has been charged with murder after a Vancouver Police homicide investigation into the death of 35-year-old Cong Tran in April 2019. more »

Leave a Comment

Update: VPD seeks dashcam video in child abduction investigation  

Vancouver Police are asking people to come forward with dashcam video to assist in the investigation of an attempted child abduction on Tuesday. more »

Leave a Comment

Vancouver Police welcome twenty-four new recruits

The 24 newest members of the Vancouver Police Department will be sworn in today by Chief Constable Adam Palmer at a ceremony in front of their friends and families in Vancouver. more »

Leave a Comment

VPD investigates attempted child abduction in South Vancouver

Vancouver Police are investigating an attempted child abduction in South Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.  more »

Leave a Comment