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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 renew appeal for info in case of missing man

Vancouver Police are reissuing a plea to the public for information on the whereabouts of David Sullivan who went missing one year ago. more »

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High risk sex offender to reside in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public that a convicted sex offender, Howard Geddes Skelding, will be residing in Vancouver and poses a significant risk to women in the community. Mr. Geddes Skelding has just completed a two year sentence for … more »

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VPD safely apprehend violent man at South Vancouver gas station

Vancouver Police safely apprehended a man under the Mental Health Act who was acting aggressively at a Chevron Gas Station near Main Street and 41st Avenue on Sunday night. more »

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High risk sex offender to reside in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public that Frank William Skani will be residing in Vancouver and poses a significant risk to women in the community. more »

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Update: Police act on court order at Crab Park

Police acted today on a BC Supreme Court injunction obtained by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority in response to an unauthorized encampment on Port property near Crab Park. more »

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VPD safely disposes explosive device downtown

Vancouver Police safely detonated an improvised explosive device near Burrard and Pender streets today. more »

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Police act on court order at Crab Park

Police were compelled to act on a BC Supreme Court injunction obtained by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority in response to an unauthorized encampment on Port property near Crab Park. more »

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Vancouver Police seize replica guns, tactical vests

Vancouver Police officers today seized multiple replica guns, tactical vests and weapons from the Downtown Eastside. more »

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Protest and closure of viaduct comes to an end

The viaducts in and out of Downtown Vancouver are now open after being blocked by protestors over the weekend. more »

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CACP statement – The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

The CACP and police leaders across Canada are deeply saddened and disturbed by the tragic death of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. more »

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