News Releases

One Arrested After Reports Of Man With Firearm Lead To Johnson Street Bridge Closure

Monday, July 31, 2017
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Victoria, BC – A Victoria man has been arrested and a replica firearm seized after an incident which lead to the closure of the Johnson Street Bridge.

Officers responded to a multi-unit residential building in the 500-block of Johnson Street just before 9 p.m. yesterday for call involving a man with a gun. Several people reported that a man had waved a handgun out a building window.

UPDATE: Virginia Leong has been Located

Monday, July 24, 2017

Victoria, BC – Virginia was located just before 1:30 p.m. this afternoon after being missing for more than 24 hours.


Virginia was located in the 1900-block of Meadow Vale Drive in View Royal by a passerby who called the BC Ambulance Service as they were concerned for Virginia’s welfare. The Ambulance Service quickly attended and transported her to the hospital where she is receiving the necessary medical care.


Our History | Funeral Procession Honours Fallen VicPD Constable Earle Michael Doyle

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Victoria, BC – On this day in 1959, traffic slowed to a halt as motorists pulled to the side of the road and got out of their vehicles to honour fallen VicPD Constable Earle Michael Doyle. Cst. Doyle’s funeral procession moved down Quadra Street en route to his final resting place in Saanich.

Photo Of Armed Robbery Suspects Released

Thursday, July 20, 2017
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Victoria, BC – An image of the suspects in yesterday’s armed robbery of a jewelry business in the 600-block of Fort Street is being released by investigators.

Officers were called to the 600-block of Fort Street yesterday at around 4:35 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery. Two men had entered the store, produced weapons and taken merchandise. The men, described as Caucasian males, were both wearing dark clothing and dark “construction style” safety vests with high-viz green stripes on them and masks.

Do you know these Break & Enter/Theft suspects ?

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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Victoria, BC – Investigators are asking for your help as we seek to identify two men who are suspects in a Break and Enter/Theft investigation.

Officers were called to the Bay Centre on July 1st, 2017 after staff at a business there discovered their business had been broken into and cash stolen overnight. Investigation revealed the two men had entered the Bay Centre just after 11 p.m. on the night of June 30th, 2017 and had broken into the business.