News Releases

Victoria City Police Athletic Association Presents The Legendary Powder Blues Band

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Victoria, BC – The Victoria City Police Athletic Association (VCPAA) is a non-profit society that supports events in the community and fosters positive relationships between the police and youth in Greater Victoria and on the South Island. The VCPAA was established in 1971 as a registered society and donates $30,000 per year towards youth sports and various scholarships.

 

Youth For Change & Inclusion Camp Set To Start

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Victoria, BC – Well over 80 middle and high school students will join 17 teachers and 9 police officers at this year’s Youth for Change and Inclusion (YCI). The camp, which takes place at Camp Pringle on the shores of Shawnigan Lake from May 3rd through May 6th will introduce youth from Victoria, Saanich, Vancouver, Ladysmith and Nanaimo to local, national and global issues. This year marks the 14th year that YCI has taken place with well over 1000 youth having attended the camp over the past 13 years.

Victoria Police Athletic Association Host Annual Youth Golf Tournament

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Victoria, BC – Today and tomorrow, the Victoria City Police Athletic Association will host its annual high school golf tournament at Olympic View Golf Course.

Open to high school students throughout British Columbia, the purpose of the tournament is to foster positive relationships between the police and the youth of our community, while supporting youth in achieving excellence in sport. The tournament has been running since 1985 and has hosted an average of over 120 youth golfers over the last several years.

Officers Seek Macaulay School Area Indecent Act Suspect

Friday, April 28, 2017
File #: 
17-16463

Victoria, BC – Patrol Officers are searching for a suspect as they investigate an indecent act that occurred near Macaulay school in Esquimalt late this afternoon.

Officers were called around 3:30 p.m. after a male exposed himself to a child in the area near the school just after the close of the school day. The child was not physically injured, went home and immediately told a parent what had occurred. Officers are commending the child’s actions of seeking safety and telling a trusted adult without delay.

Public Warning Issued After Similar Frauds Lead To Significant Losses

Friday, April 21, 2017

Victoria, BC – Financial Crime Investigators are urging members of the business community to take steps to protect their finances and business practices after receiving reports of a series of similar frauds which have each led to significant losses. These frauds, which appear to target service professionals such as lawyers, accountants and purchasing managers, use “man-in-the-middle” style attacks to undermine otherwise legitimate transactions.

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