News Releases

You are a Victim of Fraud When…

Friday, July 8, 2016

Victoria BC – …you are asked to pay owing taxes in the form of iTunes gift cards, prepaid Visa cards, or money transfers.

The “Canada Revenue Scam” is still active in our community. Once again, we are asking residents of Victoria and Esquimalt to speak to their loved ones, neighbours and friends educating them on the CRA Scam and how to make yourself safe.

July 7th Report On Calls For Police Service: “Tent City” & Surrounding Area

Thursday, July 7, 2016

As a result of continued public interest in calls for police service in and around the “Tent City” area, this report provides information on calls for police service by month and call type in the area of “Tent City.”

The “Tent City” area is defined using an approximate radius of three blocks, with the BC Courthouse greenspace at the centre. While this data reflects calls for service in the noted area, it does not necessarily mean that all of the calls are related to the “Tent City” encampment.