Victoria BC- Officers are working with international partners as we work to locate Brent Erskine.
Victoria, BC – The Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board have released the Victoria Police Department Transformation Report. This report outlines anticipated changes to our service delivery in Victoria and Esquimalt. These service changes are being made in efforts to meet our statutory duties to protect life, property and enforce the law with the resources we have.
Victoria BC – Crime Severity Index (CSI) numbers, released by Statistics Canada last week, show that crime severity is up in VicPD’s policing jurisdiction inclusive of Victoria and Esquimalt.
Victoria, BC - Officers are thanking the public for your help as we have confirmed through an approved verifying that Trevor Smith is safe. Trevor was the subject of a missing person alert last Sunday. His well-being has been confirmed to officers.
Victoria, BC – Officers are reminding you to remove valuables from your vehicle as thefts of valuables from vehicles continue to rise this summer.
Patrol officers are investigating after a couple attended our 850 Caledonia Avenue Headquarters to report the loss of over $5000 worth of their items stolen from a rental vehicle parked in the 700-block of Broughton Street on Monday, July 22nd. The couple, who are travelling in Canada from another country, lost much of their clothing and travel gear.
Victoria BC – People who use the Johnson Street bridge are urged to follow the warning signals after a man was located hanging onto the bridge as it was being raised.
Victoria, BC - Clarissa Adamick who was the subject of a missing person alert yesterday has been located safely. Thank you for your assistance in locating her.
Victoria, BC - Kenneth Anderson, who was the subject of a missing person notification yesterday, has been located. He’s safe.
Thank you to all who shared his information and who submitted tips to help our investigation. The original posts and notification will be removed.
Victoria, BC – A man who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant and believed armed with a handgun was arrested by Patrol officers in downtown Victoria this afternoon.
Patrol officers flooded the area after the man was spotted on his way into downtown Victoria just before 2pm today. Officers located the man just outside of Centennial Square. The man attempted to flee but was captured by officers. During the course of the arrest, the man dropped a handgun.
Victoria, BC – VicPD Traffic officers are thanking the public and members of the media for their assistance in our efforts to locate a cyclist who was struck by a vehicle.
The cyclist has been in contact with investigators. Our investigation into this file remains ongoing.
Earlier this week we notified the public after a concerned citizen contacted VicPD after capturing a collision between a cyclist and a vehicle on a dashcam. The original release appear below.