News Releases

Temporary CCTV Cameras To Be Deployed for Remembrance Day Parade & Ceremony

Thursday, November 7, 2019

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 Parade and Ceremony, on Monday, November 11th, 2019.

As always, we are deploying these temporarily placed, monitored cameras in public spaces in accordance with B.C. and national privacy legislation. The cameras are going up in the next two days and will be taken down a short time after the event. Temporary signs will also be posted to ensure that those in the area are aware.

Officer Injured While Conducting a Mental Health Apprehension

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Victoria, BC –A patrol officer received non-life-threatening injuries while conducting a mental health apprehension Sunday night.

Shortly before 10:30 p.m., officers attended the 1100-block of Johnson Street to check the welfare of a resident of a multi-dwelling building. It was reported that the man was suffering from an apparent mental health crisis.  Officers spoke with the man and as they began to apprehend him, he allegedly kicked an officer in the face.