News Releases

VicPD Asks for Public’s Help in Locating Missing Man

Friday, March 10, 2017
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Victoria  BC – VicPD is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing man who is wanted on a BC wide warrant.

Trevor Reid, a 43-year-old Victoria man, was reported missing to VicPD on March 2nd.  Since that time officers have been looking for him, but are now hoping that the public can help. Trevor is described as a Caucasian man standing five feet, eight inches tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. He has brown, and brown eyes.  Trevor’s family is concerned for his wellbeing.

One Man in Custody After 4 Month Long Investigation

Thursday, March 9, 2017
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Victoria, BC – A Burnaby man is facing two counts of sex related offences after a four month online investigation.

VicPD’s only dedicated Internet Child Exploitation Investigator began an investigation into the man in December of 2016. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the male wanted to come to Victoria to sexually abuse a child.

We Need You To Help Fight Fraud – March is Fraud Prevention Month

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Victoria, BC - Frauds continue to have large impact on the citizens of Victoria and Esquimalt. March is Fraud Prevention Month, and the Victoria Police Department, alongside police departments, public service, commercial and government organizations across the country will be sharing information that can help fight frauds. We can’t do it alone, however. We need you to help us protect our communities. The best way you can help is by learning how you can protect yourself and those who love.

Update: William Kimmerly has been located

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Update: William has been located and is with officers. Thank you for your assistance in locating him. 


Original: Officers are asking for your help in locating missing man William Kimmerly.

William is described as a 49 year-old Caucasian man, who stands five feet tall, nine inches tall and weighs 180 pounds (photo below). William has blue eyes and brown hair. Officers are concerned for his welfare.

Man Apprehended After Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team Activated

Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Victoria, BC – One man is in hospital after being apprehended under the Mental Health Act early this morning.  

Last night, shortly before 8:30 p.m. officers were called to the 1400-block of Brooke Street to check on the welfare of man. Upon arrival, patrol members attempted to start a conversation with a man which was not successful. Out of an abundance of caution, the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) was activated.

After a lengthy standoff, the man was safety apprehended just before 3:30 a.m.