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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 seize a third stash of weapons close to Oppenheimer Park

Vancouver Police have seized another stash of weapons from a home close to Oppenheimer Park, further raising concerns of public safety and violence around the park. more »

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Vancouver Police arrest one man in Yaletown stabbing

A 34-year-old man of no fixed address has been arrested following a stabbing near the seawall in Yaletown last evening. more »

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Vancouver Police warn of continued violence and public safety issues in Oppenheimer Park

Vancouver Police are re-issuing concerns about public safety following an assault, and another seizure of weapons from Oppenheimer Park. more »

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Vancouver Police make arrest in New Year’s Day homicide

Vancouver Police have arrested a 50-year-old man for the murder of Jesus Cristobal-Esteban in Oppenheimer Park on January 1. more »

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VPD looks for witnesses to serious collision

Vancouver Police are asking for dash-cam video following a collision early this morning on the Burrard Bridge. Just after 3 a.m. a 20-year-old man was believed to be walking in the southbound lanes on the north end of the bridge … more »

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Vancouver Police seize large stash of weapons

Vancouver Police seized nine guns, a small quantity of drugs, and multiple weapons from inside a tent at Oppenheimer Park this week. more »

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Police release suspect images in seaplane theft

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man who broke into the Harbour Air seaplane terminal in the Vancouver harbour on Friday and stole a seaplane. more »

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Police act on court order to clear port entrance

Six people were arrested today after refusing to abide by a BC Supreme Court order, prohibiting the blockage of the main entrance to the Port Vancouver. more »

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High-Risk sex offender Kristjon Olson arrested

Vancouver Police have arrest high-risk sex offender Kristjon Olson yesterday evening shortly before 11:00 p.m. more »

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Vancouver Police search for high-risk sex offender

Vancouver Police are warning the public and asking for their help to find 38-year-old Kirstjon Olson, a provincial sex offender, after he cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and left his residence contrary to his release conditions. more »

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