Victoria Police

B.C. Police Chief Suspended Amid Probe Into Alleged Affair

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada British Columbia

It's alleged he deleted information needed for investigations into his conduct.

Mountie Can't Get Beaver Off Highway In Most Canadian Standoff

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"What can be more iconic than an RCMP officer — a Mountie — moving along this great Canadian symbol, the beaver?"

Still No Trace Of 4-Year-Old, 25 Years After He Disappeared

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"The grief is still there, no matter how many years have passed."

Chief Accused Of Affair Says Reviews Have Ended His Career

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"I strongly believe my reputation has been irreparably tarnished."

Texting Driver Rear-Ends Police Cruiser, Continues To Text

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"OMGGG."

Eight Dead In Victoria From Suspected Overdoses In One Week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The Coroners Service wants to warn users to be extra cautious.

RCMP Called In To Probe Victoria Police Chief's Twitter Scandal

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A police-board investigation found direct Twitter messages Frank Elsner sent to another officer's wife were inappropriate.

Police Chief Untrustworthy After Messages To Officer's Wife: Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The members need to have trust in the chief and the chief has breached that trust.''

Police Called For Knife-Wielding Unicorn In B.C. Graveyard

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Well, I neigh-ver...

B.C. Officer Goes Above Call Of Duty To Get Elderly Tourist Home

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

He's brushing off praise for his actions.

Victoria Police Got Calls About Mom Of Dead Toddler Twice In A Day

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Officers found a distraught woman, a young child, and a 19-month-old without vital signs in a hotel room.

Victoria Taxi Driver Killed, Passengers Injured In Crash

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The cab veered off the road and into a pole, reports say.

Guy Steals Police Bike Metres Away From Victoria Officer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The bicycle was out of her sight for "mere moments."

Victoria Police Officer Charged With Forgery, Fraud

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Const. Leroy Anderson was suspended without pay in September 2014.

Suspected Speeders Drive Their New Cars Right Over B.C. Cliff

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Their cars — with an estimated value of $70,000 — were written off.

► Victoria Police Knee Teen Girl In Ribs During Takedown

CBC | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I am really skinny. Do we really need three officers and animal control to put me on the ground?"

Firebomber Who Killed 2 Kids Caught After B.C. Prison Escape

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The fire he set killed a five-year-old boy and his four-year-old sister, and severely injured the children's mother, who had to jump from a second-storey window.

Victoria Police Shoot, Kill Confrontational Man

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A man has been shot and killed by police responding to a 911 call from a home in Victoria.Chief Frank Elsner says officers were confronted ...

Victoria Police Are Going Undercover As Panhandlers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Victoria, B.C. are at it again, in their unusual tactics to catch bad drivers. A female officer posed as a panhandler on a median at a bu...

Baby Found Dead At Vancouver Island McDonald's

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 21-year-old man from Vancouver Island has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an infant. Victoria police and paramedics were called to...

You Won't Believe What People Do At Roadblocks

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

If you really want to know how to act at a police roadblock, it's best to go straight to the police manning them. A Victoria police constable has ...

Who's Spying On Distracted Drivers Now?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Drivers in Victoria have yet another reason to leave their mobile devices and other distractions out of their hands. Police will be riding on buses to...

Legendary Train Robber's Stolen Watch Found

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The Royal British Columbia Museum discovered there's no honour among thieves as a pair of bandits made off with a collection of prized watc...

Crime Fighting? There's An App For That

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Victoria police have released a mobile phone app to help them fight crime in the city, joining the Toronto police as the only two forces using an app ...

Victoria Gets New Police Chief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Victoria's new Chief Constable has been confirmed and he's coming west from Ontario.Greater Sudbury Police Chief Frank Elsner takes over fr...