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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 three homicides

Vancouver Police are investigating three homicides in two unrelated incidents that occurred in Vancouver overnight. more »

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VPD looking for federal offender wanted Canada-wide

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Travis Ricky Ball, age 29, who failed to return to his halfway house on Monday. more »

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The VPD welcomes 27 new recruits

The newest members of the Vancouver Police Department were sworn in today by Chief Constable Adam Palmer at a COVID-19-safe ceremony in Vancouver. Most of the 27 new recruits were born in Canada, along with one each born in Russia, … more »

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VPD looking for missing elderly male

Vancouver – Vancouver Police are requesting the public’s help in locating a 78-year-old man who has been missing since July. more »

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Information bulletin: VPD offers back to school safety tips

Going back to school this year will be different in many ways, but one thing will remain the same: drivers need to slow down and stay focused, as kids make their way to and from school on foot or by bike. more »

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VPD investigates Vancouver’s 11th homicide

Vancouver Police are investigating the murder of a 36-year-old Vancouver man after he died Monday in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. more »

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VPD looking for missing woman with Alzheimer’s

Vancouver Police are requesting the public’s help in locating a 64-year-old woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Shirley Gamlin left her residence in the area of West 41st Avenue and West Boulevard yesterday morning. Ms. Gamlin is described as white, … more »

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Vancouver Police investigate traffic fatality

A motorcycle collision in Vancouver this morning has claimed the life of one male and left a female in hospital with serious injuries. more »

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VPD seeks witnesses and dashcam video after pedestrian struck by car

Vancouver Police are asking for witnesses and dashcam footage related to an accident on Saturday where an elderly female was struck by a car. more »

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VPD investigates fatal motorcycle collision

A two-vehicle collision that occurred in Vancouver last week has resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man from Vancouver. Vancouver Police report that this is Vancouver’s fourth motor vehicle fatality of 2020. The collision occurred on Thursday, August 20 … more »

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