Vancouver Police Department

Vancouver And Manitoba Police Are Twitter-Fighting For Recruits

HuffPost Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada

Affordable housing or a moderate climate?

Watch Vancouver Carollers Swarm Officer With 'Police Navidad'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 12.27.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Encore! Encore!

Missing B.C. Girl Found Safe, Amber Alert Cancelled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Police say Delilah Felton was abducted from the East King Edward area of Vancouver.

Vancouver Police Understand Mental Illness

Susan Inman | Posted 08.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Susan Inman

We hear about horrific situations in Canada when interactions between mentally unstable people and law enforcement lead to tragic outcomes. Less well known are the longtime efforts of the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) to meet the needs of the 30% of their calls that deal with mental illness. While applauding the efforts of police to adapt, shouldn't we also be looking more closely at policies that are creating the chaos of so much untreated mental illness?

B.C. Man Punched After Speaking 'Foreign Language' At Starbucks

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"Go back to your f***ing country."

Black Lives Matter Vancouver Wants Police Float Out Of Pride Parade

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The group will not take part in the Pride Parade on July 31 because Pride no longer represents "community action, resistance and revolution.''

RCMP Overtime Cost $900K During Undercover Terror Operation

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The Mounties paid at least 200 people $911,090.54 for overtime work during Project Souvenir.

Vancouver Mayor Apologizes To 'Suspicious' Men In Leaked Photos

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada British Columbia

He said the release of unblurred photos of the men was a mistake.

'Suspicious' Men In Vancouver Mall Said They Feared Attack

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada

Police said they were "completely innocent."

'Suspicious' Men Filming B.C. Mall Were Actually British Tourists

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Mohammed Sharaz said he was travelling to Vancouver with his son and a friend, who are in town getting treatment for vision impairment.

Vancouver Police Foil Alleged Grinch-Like Gift Theft

CBC | CBC | Posted 12.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Police have arrested two men who allegedly broke into a car in downtown Vancouver on Christmas Eve and stole $1,000 worth of wrapped gifts....

Masked Armed Robbers Terrorize Vancouver Chinese Restaurant

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Acts of violence like this are clearly unacceptable," said police.

Cyclist Accused Of Hitting Pregnant Woman Says It Was Accident

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"This was not my intention. I deeply regret the accident."

Pregnant Vancouver Woman Allegedly Assaulted By Cyclist

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 10.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"He basically comes right at me, and I'm screaming, 'What are you doing?'”

Vancouver Craigslist Robbery Victim Shares His Story To Warn Others

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The man was beaten unconscious in his own apartment, suffering severe injuries to his head and face.

Vancouver Marijuana Store Raided, Staff Arrested

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Police say the raid was a result of public-safety concerns, including an alleged incident where a 15-year-old was hospitalized after making a purchase from the shop...

► Vancouver Police Officer Smashes Car Window, Drags Driver Out

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"You must think I'm f***ing joking."

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

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | 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...