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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.


VPD investigates homicide in Oppenheimer Park

Vancouver Police are investigating a homicide that resulted from a serious assault in Oppenheimer Park on January 1. more »

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Cab driver killed in East Van collision

Vancouver Police are investigating an early-morning collision that killed a cab driver and sent three others to hospital with injuries. The collision occurred around 3:30 this morning at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Renfrew Street, when a car2go smart … more »

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VPD holiday CounterAttacks out in full force

The Vancouver Police Department has pulled 101 impaired drivers off the road since the beginning of the annual winter CounterAttack campaign at the end of November. more »

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Shooting in Oppenheimer Park leaves one man injured

Vancouver Police are investigating a shooting in Oppenheimer Park this evening, which sent one man to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. more »

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VPD seizes stolen property valued close to $130,000

Vancouver Police seized close to a $130,000 worth of stolen property late last month after executing a search warrant at a home in the city’s eastside. more »

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Vancouver Police arrest suspects in thefts with weapons

Vancouver Police are investigating two incidents of attempted shoplifting over the past week that had the potential to turn violent. more »

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VPD officer’s quick response saves the lives of stabbing victims

Vancouver Police responded to stabbings in Yaletown over the weekend with Tactical Emergency Medical Services, TEMS, being delivered by VPD officers to save the lives of four victims.
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VPD look for witnesses in Yaletown stabbing

Vancouver Police are investigating an early morning stabbing in Yaletown that sent four men to hospital, one in serious condition. more »

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VPD appeals for witnesses to hit-and-run

Vancouver Police are seeking help from the public to identify the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run late last month that resulted in serious injuries to a pedestrian. more »

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VPD seeks witnesses to violent West End assault

Vancouver Police are seeking witnesses to an assault in the West End last Saturday, which left a 46-year-old Vancouver man in hospital with serious injuries. more »

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