Vancouver Police Department

Vancouver Police release a public advisory, man destroys federal tax office, and a woman becomes a victim of purse theft

The Vancouver Police have released the following updates on crime in the Vancouver area: 1. Sex Assult- UPDATE Vancouver Police have released CCTV footage and photos of a person of interest in a sex...

72-Year-Old Man Recovering After Random Sledgehammer Attack

On the afternoon of March 23, a 72-year-old Vancouver man was walking to his car, when he was suddenly attacked by man with a three-pound sledgehammer. According to a Vancouver Police press...

Vancouver Crime Rate Dropped During Vancouver Olympics

During the 17 days of the Olympics the total numbers of all crimes fell by about one-and-a-half per cent, recent statistics compiled by Vancouver's Police Department show. During the period of...

How VPD Secured City During 2010 Olympic Games Without Repressing It

A successful police story unfolded during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games.

Military Helicopter Buzzes False Creek While Tracking Paralympic Torch Relay on Camera

A military helicopter either on a practice drill or in preparation for the Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Paralympics hovered above the Granville Street Bridge and buzzed a path over False Creek to...

Officers Injured Arresting Assault Suspect

Two Vancouver Police officers are recovering from multiple injuries after a violent struggle with an assault suspect Wednesday afternoon on Commercial Drive.  The officers took the man into...

Police Request Public Assistance in Locating Man Wanted Across Canada

Ottawa Police have asked for the VPD’s assistance in locating a man wanted Canada-wide for breach of conditions in relation to the Mental Health Act. Mehmet Sekil Gunel, age 39, is believed to be in...

On the Streets a Near Mob, in Sears an Arrest, in the Canada Line... Flags and Sponatenous Outbrusts of National Anthem

Pandemonium followed Canada's win of the Olympic men's hockey game final yesterday, but it never spilled over into the riot it could have become.

British Columbia Gets the Silver in Swilling (Nunavut Gets the Gold)

The crowds were in high spirits on Robson Street at 10:00 PM on February 18. Canada had just won its third gold medal of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. A line of RCMP officers stood at relaxed...

Public Drunkeness Posing Problem for Police at 2010 Vancouver Games

Vancouver Police are reporting unprecedented numbers of people in the downtown core Friday night and "significant" numbers of intoxicated people on the streets, many openly consuming liquor.  ...