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Vancouver Police

Vancouver cops mum on use of covert cell phone surveillance technology

Vancouver police are refusing to disclose any possible use of controversial mass-surveillance device widely adopted in US - and vigorously condemned by rights groups.
The police drug unit has been watching the store on Vanness and Rupert streets s

East Van pot shop raid latest in crackdown on illegal dispensaries

The raid marks the latest of 11 warrants have been served on suspected illegal marijuana stores across Vancouver.
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Woman's suit alleging Vancouver police tethered her to jail door set to begin

The mother of four is seeking $25,000 in damages for alleged lasting injuries and emotional trauma
Police Training

Vancouver students train with police officers in VPD Student Challenge 2013

Vancouver students train with Vancouver police officers.

Suspicious man spotted near Joyce Skytrain station

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man following multiple harassment complaints from women in the area of the Joyce Street Skytrain Station. Investigators are looking at...

Man robbed and pepper sprayed at Oakridge Centre

One man is recovering at home after being robbed and pepper sprayed at Oakridge Mall. Shortly after 3:00 p.m. this afternoon the victim and suspect met in the food court area of the mall regarding an...

Vancouver police arrest casserole solidarity protesters

Vancouver Police arrested seven peaceful protesters at a Casseroles demonstration in solidarity with the student movement in Quebec, charging them with both obstruction of justice and loitering....

Police seek help in "blood jade" bracelet scam

Police are warning the Chinese community of a local street scam targeting Chinese elders. The perpetrators convince victims of imminent bad fortune if they do not buy overpriced jade bracelets.

Human remains sent to Vancouver schools

Police are investigating two disturbing incidents in which human remains were discovered in separate packages mailed to two local area schools this afternoon.

East Vancouver stabbing lands two in custody

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing another man near 1800 Franklin in East Vancouver last night just before midnight. Investigation is still underway but police also arrested the victim for...