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You're Invited | VicPD Block Watch & Watch Commander's Open House

Friday, November 16, 2018

You’re Invited | Help Chart The Future of Safe Neighbourhoods at our VicPD Block Watch & Watch Commander’s Open House

Victoria, BC – We’re inviting you to join us for a special evening focused on our VicPD Block Watch Program and our Watch Commander’s Open House on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Serious Collision Sends Three to Hospital

Monday, November 12, 2018
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Victoria BC - VicPD Traffic officers, as well as detectives from our Major Crime Unit, continue their investigation into a serious collision that occurred Saturday night.

Just after 8:45 p.m. on November 10th, multiple officers responded after several 911 calls were received reporting that a motorcycle collided with a pedestrian at the intersection of Pandora Avenue and Douglas Street. The initial investigation has revealed that the motorcycle was travelling west on Pandora Avenue and collided with a pedestrian at the intersection with Douglas Street.

​Temporary CCTV Cameras Deployed For Remembrance Day Operations

Friday, November 9, 2018

Victoria, BC – As with previous events, we will be deploying temporary cameras in support of our operations to ensure public safety during this year’s Remembrance Day ceremonies in Victoria and Esquimalt. The deployment of these cameras will be part of our operations to help keep all of those who gather to remember the sacrifices of those who have served our nation safe.

Serious Collision Sends One to Hospital

Thursday, November 8, 2018
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Victoria BC – VicPD Traffic officers continue their investigation into a serious collision that occurred last night.

Just after 5:30 p.m. last night, officers were called to the intersection of Quadra and Bay streets after a vehicle collided with a gas-powered scooter. The driver was making a left hand turn onto Bay Street when the vehicle collided with the scooter that was travelling southbound on Quadra Street.

The scooter rider was transported to the hospital with life altering but non-life threatening injuries.

Suspicious Package Deemed Not a Threat

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Victoria BC – Numerous officers were kept busy last night after a suspicious package was located near City Hall.

Officers were called to the area of City Hall just before 10:00 p.m. after somebody located a suspicious package. Numerous officers attended and out of an abundance of caution, cordoned off the area around Centennial Square and City Hall.

VicPD Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) members attended and were able to deem that the suspicious item was not a threat.

All Clear Given After Bomb Threat Leads To Courthouse Evacuation

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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Victoria, BC – Patrol officers, with help from our specially-trained Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) officers and VicPD K9, have given the “all clear” after responding to a bomb threat at the Courthouse.

Officers were called to the Victoria Courthouse in the 800-block of Burdett Avenue just before 4:00 p.m. today after B.C. Sheriffs reported they had received a bomb threat. Patrol, Traffic and other officers responded and helped secure the scene and evacuate staff, prisoners and members of the public. Nearby roads were closed out of an abundance of caution.