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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 2018, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


Vancouver Police Search for Sex-Offender Wanted Canada-Wide

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a sexual offender who is wanted Canada-wide, and who failed to return to his Vancouver halfway house on Wednesday night. more »

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Vancouver Police arrest ATM scammers

Charges have been approved after Vancouver Police arrested two Romanian nationals last week for allegedly tampering with automated teller machines — which resulted in users’ cards getting trapped and their PINs recorded. more »

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Vancouver Police Search for Missing Vancouver Woman

The Vancouver Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public’s help to find a 26-year-old Vancouver woman. more »

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Vancouver Police Release Video for Public on Surviving an Active Deadly Threat

When faced with an active deadly threat, preparation may be the best chance of survival. more »

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Vancouver Police Arrest Liquor Thieves

The Vancouver Police were contacted by the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) in mid-April 2018 about an internal-theft investigation. more »

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Update: Vancouver Police Make Arrest In Targeted Double Shooting

Vancouver Police have arrested a 37-year-old Surrey resident, Carleton Stevens, for the targeted double shooting that occurred in the early morning of May 18th at an East Vancouver home on Industrial Avenue near Scotia Street. more »

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Update: Vancouver Police Investigating a Targeted Double Shooting

Vancouver Police are continuing their investigation into a targeted shooting in an East Vancouver apartment this morning that has sent a man and woman to hospital with serious injuries. more »

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Vancouver Police are Investigating Double Shooting

Vancouver Police are investigating a targeted double shooting that occurred just before 6 a.m. today in a residence on Industrial Avenue near Station Street. more »

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Vancouver Police and CFSEU-BC Deal Huge Blow to Violent Lower Mainland Crime Group

Vancouver Police and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) have seized four guns, arrested seven individuals, and recommended 20 criminal charges as part of Project Temper. more »

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VPD Warning Public After Man Approaches Young Girl

Vancouver Police are warning the public after an 11-year-old girl was approached yesterday in East Vancouver by a man in a silver sedan. more »

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