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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 2021, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


VPD searches for man wanted Canada-wide

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a 61-year-old man who failed to attend his sentencing hearing earlier this month and now is wanted Canada-wide. more »

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Charges approved in Lower mainland arson spree

Charges have been approved today by the BC Prosecution Services following a Vancouver Police investigation into an arson at a Masonic hall yesterday morning. more »

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VPD investigates after senior struck and killed near Olympic Village

Vancouver Police are seeking witnesses to a weeks-old collision that recently claimed the life of a senior near the Olympic Village. more »

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VPD arrests alleged serial arsonist

Vancouver Police arrested a suspect in Burnaby this morning in relation to a series of arsons that occurred today in North Vancouver and Vancouver. more »

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Cambie Bridge re-opened following protest

A protest that shut down traffic on the Cambie Bridge has ended, after six people were arrested by Vancouver Police for refusing to end the blockade. Approximately 150 demonstrators marched to the bridge – a major artery to Downtown Vancouver … more »

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VPD seeks help identifying suspect in art gallery mischief

Vancouver Police are investigating the mischief to a piece of art at the Vancouver Art Gallery in February and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. more »

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VPD sees increase in catalytic converter thefts

Video footage of catalytic converter theft Vancouver – Vancouver Police have seen a growing number of catalytic converter thefts throughout the city and are asking the public to be vigilant. “A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle’s exhaust system, … more »

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Man wanted Canada-wide back in custody

Kenneth Nolan Kirton, wanted Canada-wide for not returning to his halfway house yesterday, has been found and is back in police custody. more »

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VPD searches for man wanted Canada-wide

Vancouver Police are requesting help from the public in locating a 54-year-old man who failed to return to his halfway house yesterday and is now wanted Canada-wide. more »

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VPD searches for missing man with dementia

 Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 81-year-old man who suffers from dementia. Meir Steiner was last seen Saturday afternoon by his family at their home near East 13th Avenue and Fraser Street. Mr. Steiner … more »

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