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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.


VPD Pink Shirt Day Colouring Contest

It’s Pink Shirt Day on February 27th and the VPD has a colouring contest for kids! more »

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Vancouver Police Renew Appeal For Information About Wanted Federal Offender

Vancouver Police are renewing their appeal for information about the whereabouts of Joseph Davis, who is currently wanted Canada-wide. more »

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Update: Man Dies Following February 4th Collision

The lone occupant and driver of a Honda Civic involved in a serious collision February 4, 2019, at Clark Drive and Venables Street, has now died in hospital. more »

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VPD Searching For Federal Offender

Vancouver Police are searching for a federal offender who is currently wanted after failing to return to his Vancouver halfway house. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate Fatal Collision In The Downtown Eastside

Vancouver Police are investigating a fatal collision in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, after a pedestrian was struck by a transit bus early this evening. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate City’s Second Pedestrian Fatality of the Year

Vancouver Police are investigating a collision this morning in East Vancouver that has claimed the life of a pedestrian. more »

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VPD Investigates Serious Collision In Strathcona

Vancouver Police are investigating a serious collision at Clark Drive and Venables Street that occurred this afternoon. One man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. more »

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Vancouver Police Appoint New Superintendent

The Vancouver Police Department has added a new superintendent to the executive leadership team. more »

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Vancouver Police Make Arrest In Weekend Homicide

Vancouver Police have arrested 58-year-old Alvaro Julio Roche-Garcia for the murder of Zenen Cepeda Silva on January 26. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate The Robbery Of A Holistic Store

Vancouver Police are investigating a brazen robbery of a holistic store where a suspect fired his gun, injuring a bystander. more »

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