Victoria, BC – The Independent Investigations Office of BC released its report today on the officer-involved fatal shooting that occurred in the 200-block of Dallas Road on November 1st, 2014. In the report, the IIO’s Chief Civilian Director, Richard Rosenthal, concluded that “I do not consider that any police officer may have committed an offence under any enactment.”
Victoria, BC – Actors from around the world and VicPD officers have teamed up for “Police and Diverse Communities”, a series of workshops using ground-breaking Transformational Theatre techniques to explore the dialogue between immigrants and police. The goal of theses workshops are to build mutual trust and reduce discrimination.
Victoria, BC – Officers are investigating after a second theft of copper wire in two days from light standards in Gorge Road Park. Both thefts occurred in the North East section of the park, bordering the Gorge waterway in front of the Tea Garden.
Victoria, BC – VicPD’s Traffic Section and VicPD Speed Watch volunteers will be out in Victoria and Esquimalt tomorrow to conduct a “two strikes” style distracted driving enforcement event.
Victoria, BC – Further investigation has revealed that yesterday’s incident in which officers responded to a hold-up alarm was not a robbery attempt, but was triggered by a mental health crisis and addiction issue.
Victoria BC – VicPD Major Crime Investigators continue their investigation into a suspicious circumstance that occurred earlier today.
Victoria BC – VicPD’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) arrested a 61-year old man this afternoon after an investigation that lasted several weeks.
VicPD’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Investigator initiated the investigation and became aware that this man intended to sexually abuse a 5 year old child.
VicPD officers are searching for two suspects after a robbery last night.
Shortly after 8:30 p.m. last night, VicPD received a call of a robbery in the 800-Block of Burdett Ave. Police quickly attended the area and spoke with the victim who reported that two men stole a wallet from him and then fled the area south towards Quadra and Humboldt Streets.
Victoria, BC – One woman is in custody after an officer was injured during an arrest in “Tent City” this afternoon.
Just before 2 p.m., two special-duty officers assigned as part of the enhanced public safety plan around “Tent City” observed a woman who had an outstanding warrant.
Update: Ralph Kohler has been located and is safe.
Victoria, BC – VicPD officers are asking for your help in locating missing man Victoria man, Ralph Kofler.