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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.


High-risk sex offender to reside in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public that high-risk sex offender, Michael Wayne Carpenter, will be residing in a correctional halfway house in Vancouver. more »

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Vancouver Police investigate the city’s ninth homicide

Vancouver Police are investigating the death of a 41-year-old Vancouver man after he was stabbed yesterday evening in Vancouver’s West End. more »

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Vancouver Police make arrest in South Vancouver shooting

Vancouver Police have made an arrest after a shooting on Wednesday, July 22, in the Sunset neighborhood of Vancouver that left a man with serious injuries. more »

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VPD warns public as distraction thefts continue

Vancouver Police are warning the public to be vigilant after an increase in reports of thefts involving distraction techniques throughout the Lower Mainland since June. more »

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Man injured in South Vancouver shooting

Vancouver Police are investigating a shooting last evening in Vancouver’s Sunset neighborhood, which has sent a man to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. more »

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Man charged in East Vancouver assault

A Vancouver man has been charged with assault following a hate crime investigation by Vancouver Police after the assault of a 92-year-old elderly man in March. more »

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VPD says hate incidents still prevalent throughout the city

Vancouver Police are advising the public that while the COVID-19 pandemic continues, hate-related incidents are still occurring at a higher than normal rate, including those targeting Vancouver’s Asian communities. more »

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VPD investigates the city’s eighth homicide of the year

Vancouver Police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old man who was shot in South Vancouver last night. more »

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Vancouver Police arrest suspect in double murder

Vancouver Police have arrested a man for a double homicide in East Vancouver on Monday. more »

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Vancouver Police identify vehicle-of-interest in city’s sixth and seventh homicides

Vancouver Police have identified an older model grey 2005 Dodge Caravan minivan, with British Columbia license plate number 175-LXR, as a vehicle-of-interest in the city’s most recent homicides. more »

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