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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 2019, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


High-Risk Offender Wanted for Breaching Curfew

Vancouver Police are searching for Edward Vincent, a federal offender on statutory release, currently wanted Canada-wide after failing to return for his curfew at his Vancouver halfway house just after midnight. more »

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Vancouver Police Arrest Man With A Knife: Dangerous Situation Safely Resolved

Vancouver Police arrested a man in downtown Vancouver this morning, who was brandishing a knife and  threatening people. more »

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Vancouver Police Arrest Serial Bank Robber

A bank robber, believed to be linked to eleven recent bank robberies, was caught in the act by two Vancouver Police officers this past weekend. more »

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Update: Vancouver Police Investigate Targeted Shooting

The VPD is asking for witnesses and anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward after a 45-year-old Vancouver man sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a targeted shooting Saturday evening. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate Targeted Shooting

Vancouver Police are investigating what appears to be a targeted shooting in south Vancouver. more »

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VPD Make Arrest in 2016 Fatal Hit-and-Run

Vancouver Police have concluded a thirty-two month investigation into a hit-and-run in 2016 that claimed the life of 30-year-old Ryan Barron. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate Assault Against A Child

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help after a child was sexually assaulted last Wednesday in South Vancouver. more »

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Vancouver Police Release GeoDASH Crime Statistics Hub

The Vancouver Police Department has released a new online dashboard, intended to enhance community awareness of crime trends and to help prevent crime in Vancouver more »

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Murder Charges Approved In Death Of Senior

Second-degree murder charges have been approved by BC Prosecution Service against 23-year-old Nicholas Dwayne Wallace of Surrey in relation to the death of Elizabeth Poulin. more »

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Vancouver Police Release Composite Sketch Of Sexual Assault Suspect

Vancouver Police today released a composite sketch of a suspect in a sexual assault investigation and are asking anyone who may recognize the suspect to call police. more »

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