Vancouver Police

Vancouver police are investigating a suspected drunk driving crash that occurred near East Cordova and Powell streets Nov. 25. (Credit: Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Suspected drunk driving crash leaves Vancouver passengers with broken bones, teeth

Police believe alcohol and speed were factors in Friday night crash

 

Butterflies in Spirit founder Lorelei Williams (left), UBCIC representative Louisa Housty-Jones, and BCAFN representative Melissa Moses speak at a panel on ending violence against women in Vancouver on Nov. 24, 2022. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

UBCIC, BCAFN call on VPD to release video of officers mocking sexual harassment

Officers filmed video while uniformed and on-duty, spread it throughout department

 

Vancouver police have identified another 15 people they believe took part in criminal activity during a riot at Breakout Festival in September 2022. (Image courtesy of VPD)

7 Breakout Festival riot suspects identified, more sought: Vancouver police

Police department released photos of 15 more suspects Nov. 24

 

The Grand Union Hotel SRO at the corner of Abbott and West Hastings streets in Vancouver. Police say they found a teen there Nov. 19 unlawfully entering a room, holding a loaded gun. (Google Streetview)

17-year-old charged, cache of loaded guns and dangerous weapons seized in Vancouver

Teen reportedly caught breaking into rooming house with loaded gun

The Grand Union Hotel SRO at the corner of Abbott and West Hastings streets in Vancouver. Police say they found a teen there Nov. 19 unlawfully entering a room, holding a loaded gun. (Google Streetview)
A homeless camp is pictured in Strathcona Park close to the downtown core of Vancouver, Tuesday, March 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Mayor says VPD report on social spending isn’t useful, minister calls it ‘misleading’

Police-commissioned report says city’s ‘social safety net’ costs $5 billion a year

A homeless camp is pictured in Strathcona Park close to the downtown core of Vancouver, Tuesday, March 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

OPCC orders review into VPD discipline decision that let officer off the hook

Const. Lance Fraser accused of using unnecessary force during 2021 traffic stop

Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Five people were stabbed in two separate incidents Saturday night (Oct. 29), according to the Vancouver Police Department. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matt Rourke

5 people sent to hospital from overnight Vancouver stabbings

Incidents occurred in less than an hour, police say

Five people were stabbed in two separate incidents Saturday night (Oct. 29), according to the Vancouver Police Department. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matt Rourke
Vancouver police have released a composite sketch of a woman found dead near the Spanish Banks on Sept. 29, in hopes of identifying her. (Image courtesy of the Vancouver Police Department)

Police hope to identify woman found dead floating near Vancouver beach

Body discovered by tug boat crew near Spanish Banks Sept. 29

Vancouver police have released a composite sketch of a woman found dead near the Spanish Banks on Sept. 29, in hopes of identifying her. (Image courtesy of the Vancouver Police Department)
Maxwell Johnson delivers a speech directed at the Vancouver Police board in attendance as he’s joined by his family during the uplifting ceremony at the Big House in Bella Bella, B.C., on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

‘Not enough’: Heiltsuk bemoans police officers’ decision not to attend apology ceremony

Vancouver constables wrongfully arrested Heiltsuk man, granddaughter at bank in 2o19

Maxwell Johnson delivers a speech directed at the Vancouver Police board in attendance as he’s joined by his family during the uplifting ceremony at the Big House in Bella Bella, B.C., on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Maxwell Johnson, a Heiltsuk First Nation member who was arrested alongside his granddaughter as they were trying to open an account at the Bank of Montreal, sings and drums outside the bank’s main branch before a news conference in Vancouver, on May 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Officers who handcuffed Heiltsuk man, granddaughter may not be attending apology ceremony: Nation

Constables Canon Wong and Mitchel Tong were expected to make apologies in Bella Bella Oct. 24

Maxwell Johnson, a Heiltsuk First Nation member who was arrested alongside his granddaughter as they were trying to open an account at the Bank of Montreal, sings and drums outside the bank’s main branch before a news conference in Vancouver, on May 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A suspect is seen pulling a knife on someone on West Cordova Street near Richards Street in Vancouver on Oct. 15. Police are asking for help identifying him. (Image courtesy of Vancouver Police Department)
A suspect is seen pulling a knife on someone on West Cordova Street near Richards Street in Vancouver on Oct. 15. Police are asking for help identifying him. (Image courtesy of Vancouver Police Department)
A young boy looks on as Vancouver police officers pull a man from the vehicle the boy and him were sitting in and forcefully arrest him on Oct. 11, 2022. This image has been altered to protect the identity of those involved. (Screenshot/Twitter/@socialistsean)

Vancouver police under fire after arrest of man in front of young child caught on camera

VPD says man was being arrested for criminal harassment

A young boy looks on as Vancouver police officers pull a man from the vehicle the boy and him were sitting in and forcefully arrest him on Oct. 11, 2022. This image has been altered to protect the identity of those involved. (Screenshot/Twitter/@socialistsean)
Tents are seen at a homeless encampment at Crab Park as the downtown skyline rises behind them in Vancouver, on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Police say one suspect is in custody after a “stabbing spree” in downtown Vancouver’s Crab Park. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man arrested following stabbing spree in Vancouver park

3 people suffered serious injuries

Tents are seen at a homeless encampment at Crab Park as the downtown skyline rises behind them in Vancouver, on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Police say one suspect is in custody after a “stabbing spree” in downtown Vancouver’s Crab Park. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver police are asking for help identifying the suspect in a possibly hate motivated assault on a woman Sept. 27. (Photo courtesy of VPD)

Assault on woman in Vancouver may have been racially-motivated: police

Suspect hit woman with a pole and used a racial slur, VPD says

Vancouver police are asking for help identifying the suspect in a possibly hate motivated assault on a woman Sept. 27. (Photo courtesy of VPD)
Maxwell Johnson (left) and members of the Heiltsuk Nation gathered outside the BMO on Burrard Street in Vancouver May 5 to announce a settlement has been reached after Johnson and his granddaughter were handcuffed outside the branch two years ago. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

Heiltsuk man, granddaughter handcuffed outside Vancouver BMO reach settlement with police

VPD promises overhaul of police training, addressing of anti-Indigenous racism

Maxwell Johnson (left) and members of the Heiltsuk Nation gathered outside the BMO on Burrard Street in Vancouver May 5 to announce a settlement has been reached after Johnson and his granddaughter were handcuffed outside the branch two years ago. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The department is warning people of an increase in robberies occuring during Facebook Marketplace meetups. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Man pulls gun on designer watch seller during Facebook Marketplace meetup in Vancouver

Police say they’re seeing uptick in Marketplace robberies

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The department is warning people of an increase in robberies occuring during Facebook Marketplace meetups. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Dennis Prasad, 43, has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly stabbing a stranger near Oppenheimer Park on Sept. 10. It’s the second random stabbing he’s been charged with this month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver man charged with 2 stranger stabbings in 2 days

Victims of separate incidents both suffered serious injuries

Dennis Prasad, 43, has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly stabbing a stranger near Oppenheimer Park on Sept. 10. It’s the second random stabbing he’s been charged with this month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) is investigating after a Vancouver police vehicle collided with a pedestrian Sept. 20, sending the latter to hospital with serious injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vancouver cop collides with pedestrian while driving through Downtown Eastside

Pedestrian seriously injured; Police watchdog investigating

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) is investigating after a Vancouver police vehicle collided with a pedestrian Sept. 20, sending the latter to hospital with serious injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tatyanna Harrison was reported missing on May 3, 2022. Vancouver Police is now confirming that Harrison was found dead in Richmond on May 2. (RCMP photo)

Body found near Richmond marina is missing 20-year-old Indigenous woman: VPD

Police say Tatyanna Harrison’s body was found May 2, the day before she was reported missing

Tatyanna Harrison was reported missing on May 3, 2022. Vancouver Police is now confirming that Harrison was found dead in Richmond on May 2. (RCMP photo)
A file photo shows bags of illicit drugs seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The Vancouver police seized 73 kilograms of drugs from Lower Mainland gangs during Project Tint in July 2022. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration photo)

Police make $8M drug bust, 2 arrests related to Lower Mainland gang activity

73 kilograms of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine seized

A file photo shows bags of illicit drugs seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The Vancouver police seized 73 kilograms of drugs from Lower Mainland gangs during Project Tint in July 2022. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration photo)