News Releases

Wanted | Ezra Polstein

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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Victoria, BC – Officers are asking for your assistance as we work to locate wanted man Ezra Polstein. Ezra is wanted for breaching his recognizance.  Ezra may be in the Nanaimo area.

Ezra is described as a 26-year-old Caucasian man standing six feet, 2 inches tall weighting 200 pounds. He has blonde curly hair and blue eyes. A recent photo of Ezra is below.   

Connect With Us In Our VicPD Block Watch Community Engagement Event

Friday, March 2, 2018

We’re inviting you to join us as we sit down with both members of our Block Watch community and those interested in learning more about the VicPD-led neighbourhood program to help us create a new and improved vision of the program.  

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: The Crow’s Nest Lounge – Archie Browning Sports Centre – 1151 Esquimalt Road

VicPD Officers & Staff To Get “Freezin’ For A Reason” At This Year’s Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Monday, February 26, 2018

Victoria, BC – VicPD officers and staff are joining our policing partners from Oak Bay, Saanich, Central Saanich and the RCMP alongside Greater Victoria area businesses for this year’s Special Olympics Polar Plunge.

The Polar Plunge is a Special Olympics fundraising event that will help send athletes with intellectual disabilities to Special Olympics events. Police officers, business leaders and members of community organizations will brave the frigid waters of the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, March 11th.

Man Charged As Investigation Into Sexual Assaults On Transit Busses Continues

Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Victoria, BC - A man has been arrested for sexual assault as our investigation into a series of incidents on BC Transit busses continues. 

Officers began investigating after a young woman came forward earlier this week reporting an interaction with a man on a BC Transit bus. A report of this incident was also shared online, which prompted several other young women to come forward to share reports of similar incidents. 

Investigation Continues into the Sexual Assault of 12 Year Old

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Victoria, BC – Officers continue their investigation into the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl that occurred just after noon on February 18th.


Investigators from our Special Victims Unit, Forensic Identification Unit and Patrol Division are continuing their search for the suspect. Investigators are now releasing video which shows the suspect both in the mall then travelling north on Douglas Street.