News Releases

UPDATE –Trevor Smith Safe

Friday, July 26, 2019
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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.

Please Don’t Leave Valuables in Your Vehicle

Friday, July 26, 2019
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Victoria, BC – Officers are reminding you to remove valuables from your vehicle as thefts of valuables from vehicles continue to rise this summer.

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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.

LOCATED | Kenneth Anderson Safe

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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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.




Man Reported Armed With Handgun Arrested Downtown

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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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.

LOCATED | Cyclist In Collision With Vehicle That Was Caught On Camera

Monday, July 15, 2019
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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.