News Releases

COLD CASE | Help Us Break A Cold Case And Locate Missing Man Dennis Crook’s Sister, Lillian Crook

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
File #: 
1992-23636

Victoria, BC – Missing Person Investigators are asking for your help in breaking a 32-year-old cold case as we conduct an international missing person search in an effort to locate Dennis Crook. Part of our search involves locating Dennis’ sister Lillian overseas.

Dennis Crook was first reported missing on Tuesday, October 22nd, 1985. He had last been seen on October 16th of that year and was reported missing by friends.

Chief Constable Del Manak And Deputy Chief Jason Laidman Arrested For Tour de Rock Jail And Bail

Monday, September 10, 2018

Victoria, BC – Chief Constable Del Manak and Deputy Chief Jason Laidman will be behind bars for a good cause – helping raise funds to support the Tour de Rock and send kids with cancer to Camp Goodtimes.

Chief Manak and Deputy Chief Jason Laidman will be “arrested” and transported to Hillside Centre on Friday, September 14, 2018 for the Jail and Bail. They’ll be “behind bars” from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. This fun event raises money to help kids right here on Vancouver Island who are battling cancer.

Local Businesses, Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and VicPD Team Up to Clean Up The Shores

Friday, September 7, 2018

Victoria, BC – VicPD officers and volunteers will be working alongside members of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority team, Transport Canada, and staff from local businesses including Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina, the Delta Hotels by Marriott Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, Red Fish Blue Fish, Chateau Victoria, Spinnakers’ and V2V Vacations in efforts to clean up the shores of Victoria’s iconic Inner Harbour.

Public Warning after Suspicious Circumstance

Thursday, August 30, 2018
File #: 
18-38427

Victoria BC – Officers are continuing their investigation into a suspicious circumstance that occurred on the evening of August 27th in the 1200-block of Juno Street.

Officers were called after a young women noticed that a bathroom window was being held open by an unknown individual while she was in the shower. Several VicPD officers attended and were unable to locate any suspects.  No description was obtained of the suspect.

Public Warning after Suspicious Circumstance

Thursday, August 30, 2018
File #: 
18-38427

Victoria BC – Officers are continuing their investigation into a suspicious circumstance that occurred on the evening of August 27th in the 1200-block of Juno Street.

Officers were called after a young women noticed that a bathroom window was being held open by an unknown individual while she was in the shower. Several VicPD officers attended and were unable to locate any suspects.  No description was obtained of the suspect.

Public Assistance Leads to Arrest of Violent Domestic Violence Suspect

Monday, August 27, 2018
File #: 
18-38185

Victoria BC – Officers are thanking the public for their tremendous assistance after the arrest of a violent suspect yesterday.

An officer was in the area of Vic West yesterday morning when he observed a man and a woman walking out of a store. The man was bound by conditions not to be in contact with the woman due to a violent assault that had occurred earlier in August.

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