crime

City and VPD Make it Easier to Find Crime, Public Art and Parking Meters Online

The City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Police Department have both announced new online data-sharing initiatives this week.

Vancouver Brings in a 2010 With Only Minor Police Incidents

 Vancouver Police reported a quiet New Year's overall for police with no incidents of note as of 12:40 a.m., January 1st. Crowds in the downtown core were in good spirits and many families came...

Suspect Sought in Suspicious Package Incident

 Vancouver Police say a suspicious package removed from a home in the 2000 block of E. 45th Ave contained an unknown explosive substance. The package was safely removed and dismantled by a VPD...

Canada-wide Search for Parolee Stephen Curtis Smith

Vancouver Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating 32-year-old Stephen Curtis Smith who is wanted Canada-wide for breach of parole after he walked away from a half-way house in...

Suspicious Item Causes Police to Cordon Off Area of Grandview Highway

 Vancouver Police have cordoned off an area in the 3100 block of Grandview Highway after a restoration worker brought what he believed was possibly a stick of dynamite from North Vancouver to...

Stabbing in Kitsilano

 A thirty-six-year-old Burnaby man is recovering from non-life threatening injuries after he was stabbed overnight in the 2800 block of W. 4th Avenue. The man called 9-1-1 himself after an...

This is the Face of a Suspected Rapist. The Police Called the Attack "Savage." He Struck in Point Grey.

In the early morning hours of October 18th, a 24 year old Vancouver woman was savagely attacked, beaten and sexually assaulted in the Hastings Mill Park in the 3800 block of Point Grey Road.  ...

The crime on Abbott, the miracle on Alexander

Driving through ribbons of rain on Abbott Street, I saw the fight.   The light turned red. The tall figure punched his victim repeatedly,  dropped his body between two parked cars,...