News Releases

Investigation Continues Into Altercation Which Sent Man To Hospital

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
File #: 
17-41304

One man remains in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a brief altercation on Saturday night.

Officers were called to the 900-block of Douglas Street just after 10 pm on Saturday, September 23rd. When they arrived, they found a man lying in the road, suffering what appeared to be life-threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital.

Witnesses reported that the man lying in the street had been in a physical altercation with another man. This other man then, reportedly, left the scene.

Victoria Fire Department, VicPD Investigating Reports of Key Vault Break & Enters

Monday, September 25, 2017
File #: 
17-40909

Victoria, BC – VicPD Investigators and Victoria Fire Department personnel are working closely together in the investigation into a series of reports of break and enters to businesses that appear to be linked by the method of entry – defeating Victoria Fire Department key vaults.

Key vaults allow firefighters immediate access to buildings during a fire or other emergency. Their use is standard practice around the world.

Online Reporting Unavailable During Saturday Night Maintenance Outage

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Victoria, BC – VicPD’s online reporting service will be down briefly for updating this weekend. The first of the two required outages will occur between 8 -8:30 pm on Saturday, September 23rd. The second occurs Sunday, September 24th around 2 am. During these times, if you need to report a crime that you would normally report online, please call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. We will update our Twitter account twitter.com/vicpdcanada once the outage is completed.

It’s Official! PSD Bodi awarded his badge at Esquimalt Council Ceremony

Monday, September 18, 2017

Victoria, BC – VicPD’s newest police service dog (PSD) was officially awarded his badge in a ceremony that took place in the Esquimalt Council Chambers last night. PSD Bodi joins the VicPD K9 team as an explosives detection dog, and has already been deployed in response to calls and in support of operations throughout Victoria and Esquimalt after finishing his basic course in June 2017.

Local Businesses, Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and VicPD Team Up to Clean Up The Shores

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Victoria, BC – VicPD officers and volunteers will be working alongside members of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority team, Transport Canada, and staff from local businesses including Coast Hotels, Spinnakers, the Delta Hotel, Red Fish Blue Fish, the Laurel Point Inn, the Chateau Victoria, and the Steamship Grill in efforts to clean up the shores of Victoria’s iconic Inner Harbour. The event will see volunteers, staff and VicPD officers cleaning up debris and garbage left along the Harbour Friday morning from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

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