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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.


Statement from Superintendent Cita Airth, Investigative Services, regarding PacNet indictments in US

I am pleased to hear that indictments were announced in Washington today in relation to mail fraud and wire fraud Three of the four individuals are associated with a Vancouver payment processing company, PacNet Services. PacNet operated in downtown Vancouver … more »

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Vancouver Police Arrest Man Wanted For Breaching Probation

Vancouver Police have arrested 35-year-old David Hynd who was wanted for six counts of ‘breach of probation’ under the BC Offence Act. more »

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Vancouver Police Make Arrest In Violent West End Home Invasion

Vancouver Police have arrested 50-year-old Paul Doczi for a violent West End home invasion that sent a woman to hospital with serious injuries the morning of June 14. more »

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Vancouver Police seek witnesses to early morning stabbing

Vancouver Police are investigating an early morning assault that has sent a teen to hospital with serious injuries.  Just before 3:00 this morning, two groups of teens got into a dispute over a limo for hire on Seymour Street near … more »

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VPD investigates West End home invasion

Vancouver Police are searching for a suspect in a violent West End home invasion that sent a woman to hospital with serious injuries this morning. Around 6:30 a.m. on Friday, VPD officers were called to an apartment on Beach Avenue … more »

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Vancouver Police Look For More Victims In A Spree Of Random Assaults

Vancouver Police are investigating a series of unprovoked assaults last week near Waterfront Station and are appealing for additional victims to come forward. more »

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Charges Laid in East Van Sex Assault

A Vancouver man has now been charged with sexual assault and robbery following a Vancouver Police investigation. more »

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VPD investigates purse-snatching that injured senior

Vancouver Police are investigating a daytime robbery in Chinatown that sent a senior to hospital last week, and are asking the public for help in identifying the suspects. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate Serious Collision On Oak Street

Vancouver Police are investigating a serious early morning collision that has sent one man to hospital with life-threatening injuries and has shut down parts of Oak Street since early this morning. more »

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VPD investigates attempted murder in River District

Vancouver Police are looking for witnesses to help solve a targeted shooting in South Vancouver yesterday. more »

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