News Releases

VicPD Marks National Peacekeepers’ Day

Date: Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Listen: VicPD Marks National Peacekeepers’ Day

Victoria BC – Today is National Peacekeepers’ day in Canada, and it is a day to remember all Canadian Peacekeepers who have, or are currently serving in peacekeeping operations throughout the world.

VicPD has been fortunate to have two current officers who have been deployed as United Nations Peacekeepers and are currently serving Victoria and Esquimalt.

A Tale of Bonding Through Service | Cst. LeQuesne and Police Service Dog Diesel

It is currently five o’clock in the morning and I have just been woken up by my partner crying.  If this were different circumstances it would be cause for alarm; however, this is my perfect reality. My partner is crying as he needs to go outside to relieve himself. No, I didn’t fall asleep on a night shift to be awoken by human crying.  This is the oh so familiar sound of a German Shepherd whining.  This is a day off of work for me, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I am a K9 handler with the Victoria Police Department and have been since September 2013.

A Tale of Bonding Through Service

It is currently five o’clock in the morning and I have just been woken up by my partner crying.  If this were different circumstances it would be cause for alarm; however, this is my perfect reality. My partner is crying as he needs to go outside to relieve himself. No, I didn’t fall asleep on a night shift to be awoken by human crying.  This is the oh so familiar sound of a German Shepherd whining.  This is a day off of work for me, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

LOCATED | VicPD Requesting Assistance Locating Missing Man

LOCATED | The missing 59-year-old man who was the subject of a VicPD alert earlier today has been located by a keen-eyed member of the public. He is safe and being reunited with family.

File # 14-33333
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Listen: VicPD Requesting Assistance Locating Missing Man

Victoria BC – VicPD officers are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 59-year-old Esquimalt man.

Alert Potential Buyer Gives Key Information for Crime Reduction Unit to Recover Stolen Bike

File # 14-26000
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Listen: Alert Potential Buyer Gives Key Information for Crime Reduction Unit to Recover Stolen Bike

Victoria BC – Forty-five minutes was all it took for VicPD’s Crime Reduction Unit to recover a stolen bike yesterday after an alert potential buyer notified a local bike shop.

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