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Fentanyl, Heroin, Cocaine, Pot, Meth, Steroids Seized In MAJOR Drug Bust

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Fentanyl is a potentially deadly synthetic narcotic that is up to 100 times stronger than morphine.

MISSING: 10-ft. Inflatable Harlem Globetrotters' Mascot

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Have you seen this inflatable man?

Vancouver Police Chief Retiring

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Chief Jim Chu has been on the force for 36 years.

Vancouver Pot Dispensary Under Police Microscope After Robbery

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A robbery at a marijuana dispensary over the weekend has the Vancouver Police Department not only investigating the incident, but the store itself as ...

Bravery Award For B.C. Boy Who Fought Off Burglar

CBC | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Cory Wong was babysitting his nine-year-old sister last year, when an intruder broke into their Vancouver home. The quick-thinking 12-year-old diale...

Vancouver Christmas Crime Spree Ends With 4 Arrests

CBC | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Four men are in custody after a pair of violent robberies half an hour apart in Vancouver on Christmas Day.   Vancouver police Sgt. Randy Finchan ...

Vancouver Arrest Video Highlights Larger Mental Health Issue

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A video has emerged online showing the dramatic Vancouver arrest of a man who made threats against police. But what the clip actually highlights i...

Vancouver Cop Reprimanded For Pushing Disabled Woman

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A rookie Vancouver police officer captured on video pushing a disabled woman to the ground has been handed a six-day suspension after wait...

Man Found Stabbed In Vancouver Lobby Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Nov. 14, 2014: Douglas Cameron Orr, 66, of Richmond, has been charged with second-degree murder, said Vancouver police. The victim was identi...

Ottawa Teen Missing For 5 Years May Be In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Police in Ottawa will be teaming up with the Vancouver Police Department to investigate a tip that a teenage boy who disappeared from the ...

3-Time Olympic Gold Medallist Joins Vancouver Police

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When her teammates arrive Monday in Calgary for training camp, Meghan Agosta will instead report to the Justice Institute of British Columbia with her...

Is A Drone Peeping On Vancouver Apartments?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver police are looking a report that a drone was caught peering into a man's apartment. Conner Galway was sitting in his 36th-floor apartmen...

Cop Used Excessive Force When He Punched Driver: Watchdog

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver police officer used excessive and unnecessary force when he punched a driver three times during a traffic stop in 2012, said a...

Police Raid Vancouver Medical Pot Shop

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An East Vancouver medical marijuana shop was searched by police on Thursday. Armed with a search warrant, Vancouver police officers entered Jim's W...

Police On Twitter Not Totally A Good Thing: UBC Study

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When a gunman killed three Mounties, wounded two others and then led police on a manhunt through Moncton, N.B., Twitter quickly emerged as...

Darth Vader Robber Falls To The Force

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A failed robbery, this was. A woman wearing a Darth Vader mask allegedly robbed a 23-year-old woman at gunpoint on Tuesday morning, said Vancouver ...

Can You Help Solve These Cold Cases?

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Thirty-two years ago, a petite woman with blue eyes and brown frizzy hair packed all she could fit inside a suitcase and set off to find a...

Routine Traffic Stop Results In Huge Gun Discovery

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Handguns, shotguns, rifles and even a replica Uzi are off Vancouver's streets thanks to what police say were the actions of observant patr...

Dumbest Criminal EVER!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When the Vancouver cops pulled a driver over for talking on his cellphone, they had no idea the score they were about to make. Not only did the 25-...

Police Dog Attacked In The Line Of Duty

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver police dog named Shack is recovering after a man driving a stolen van tried to attack him. Police observed a stolen van on East Hasting...

VPD To Use Body Cameras?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Some Vancouver Police officers may be wearing body-mounted video cameras while on duty next year, as part of a pilot project to test their usefulness...

High Risk Sex Offender Wanted By Police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Canada-wide warrant has been issued after the disappearance of a man considered by Vancouver police to be a high risk sex offender.Const...

Treat Your Phone Like What?

CBC | Posted 12.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Police forces in B.C.'s Lower Mainland are warning the public about an increase in mobile device theft throughout Metro Vancouver, and telling ow...

Downtown Vancouver Shooting Sends Man To Hospital

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An early morning shooting in downtown Vancouver has left one in hospital with injuries. The Vancouver police reported in a Saturday news release th...

Bill C-30's West Coast Champion

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A controversial proposal to regulate Canadians' online activities is getting renewed support from Vancouver's top cop. Vancouver Police Department ...