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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.


Vancouver Police investigate city’s fourth pedestrian fatality

Vancouver Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian stuck by a vehicle in East Vancouver. more »

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Suspect arrested in Langara incident

A man in his 20s has been arrested in relation to an incident at Langara College today. more »

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Vancouver Police search for hit-and-run driver

Vancouver Police are investigating a hit-and-run in South Vancouver that has sent a 71-year-old woman to hospital. more »

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Vancouver Police Make Arrests In Distraction Theft

Vancouver Police have made arrests in a series of recent distraction thefts in South Vancouver. Two individuals are facing charges. more »

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Vancouver Police Ask Public For Dash-Cam Video

At around 10 p.m. on March 23, a 64-year-old Burnaby man was walking along Euclid Avenue near Tyne Street when he was viciously attacked. The suspect ran off as two witnesses came to the victim’s aid and called 9-1-1. He was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. more »

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VPD Seeks Witnesses To Assault

Vancouver Police want to speak with witnesses to a serious assault last Wednesday evening near the Burrard Street Skytrain Station. more »

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Vancouver Police investigating six distraction thefts over two days

Vancouver Police are warning the elderly to be vigilant after receiving reports of six “distraction thefts” in South Vancouver in just two days. more »

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New rescue taskforce to include Vancouver Police, Vancouver Fire Rescue Services, BC Emergency Health Services, and E-Comm

The Vancouver Police Department has initiated a new joint “rescue taskforce” in partnership with Vancouver Fire Rescue Services, BC Emergency Health Services, and E-Comm to respond to active deadly threat situations. more »

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Man injured after allegedly fleeing out third-storey window

Vancouver Police were executing a search warrant today in the Downtown Eastside when a man allegedly tried to flee out of a third-story window and fell to the ground. more »

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Vancouver Police look for additional victims after making arrest for assault involving spitting

Vancouver Police have made an arrest in a random, unprovoked assault in downtown Vancouver over the weekend and are asking additional victims to come forward. more »

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