News Releases

One to Hospital After Single Vehicle Collision At Gas Station

Friday, February 15, 2019
File #: 
19-6779

Victoria, BC-  One man went to hospital after the vehicle that he was in collided with a gas pump at a gas station last night.

Patrol officers responded to a monitored BC Emergency Health Services call for a single vehicle collision into a gas pump at a gas station at the corner of Fairfield Road and St. Charles Street just after 6 p.m. last night. Paramedics had already transported the man to hospital when officers arrived.

Missing Couple Located Safe

Monday, February 11, 2019
File #: 
19-6154

UPDATE: 

Officers are thanking the public’s for their assistance after locating the missing couple that were the subject of a missing person release on Monday, February 11th. The missing couple was found to be safe.

 

Original Release: 

Victoria BC-  Officers are asking for the public’s assistance as we work to locate two missing people: George Eoll and Joanna Lopez.  

 

Suspicious Package Located Near Courthouse

Monday, February 11, 2019
File #: 
19-6332

Victoria BC-  Officers are continuing their investigation into the suspicious package that was located at the Provincial Courthouse, located in the 800-block of Burdett Avenue, this morning.

Officers were called at approximately 9:40 a.m. this morning after a suspicious package was located. The Courthouse was subsequently evacuated and our officers are working to ensure public safety.

The package has been deemed not to be a threat and the roads have been opened up around the Courthouse.

Retiring Constable Receives Inspector’s Commendation For Her Life-Saving Actions During Domestic Violence Call

Friday, February 1, 2019
File #: 
17-9075

Victoria, BC – VicPD honoured 16 retiring women and men, both civilian and sworn, at our annual retirement ceremony last night. For one retiring constable, the celebration of the accomplishments of her 24-year career saw her finish her recognized for her life-saving actions during a 2017 domestic violence call. 

Statement from Chief Constable Del Manak: Update on 2019 Budget Request

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Victoria, BC – In recent weeks, it has become apparent that many members of the public are interested in the ongoing discussion regarding the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board’s request for funding for the Victoria Police Department for 2019.  The fact that so many people have joined the conversation about the future of their community highlights that most of our citizens care deeply about where they live and what the future holds for Victoria and Esquimalt.

 

Woman Located After Incident Downtown

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
File #: 
19-4348

Victoria BC – Officers are thanking the public for assisting them in locating the woman from yesterday’s media release.

On January 28th, officers were called shortly after 11:00 a.m. this morning to the 1100-block of Douglas Street after several bystanders had concerns regarding the actions of an unknown woman. The woman departed prior to police being able to attend and check on her wellbeing.

Thanks to a tip from the public, she was located this morning.

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