News Releases

Plaza Hotel Fire Update

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Victoria BC – The Victoria Fire Department continues to put out hotspots at the site of the fire. They currently control the scene and are working to make it safe for the agencies that need access to the site. Fire investigators will work in the coming days to determine the origin and cause of the fire.

Update: Witnesses Sought After Random Assault Leaves Two Women With Serious Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

Thursday, May 2, 2019
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Victoria, BC-  Major Crime Detectives are continuing their search for witnesses, including somebody who goes by the name “Royce”  to come forward after an early morning, random assault in March.

On March 26th at 2:45 a.m. patrol officers were called to the area of Broad and Johnson Streets after the report of an assault. The two victims, both in their 60’s, were assaulted by an unknown man while they were waiting for a taxi. 

Have You Seen David Johnson?

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Victoria BC – Officers are asking for your help as we work to locate missing man, David Johnson.

David is a 56-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, 10 inches tall with a medium build. He has long brown hair and blue eyes. A picture of David is below.


David was last seen in downtown Victoria on April 9th and officers are concerned for David’s well-being.

If you see David, you’re asked to call 911.


Temporary CCTV Cameras Deployed For Times Colonist 10K and Khalsa Day Parade

Thursday, April 25, 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 Times Colonist 10K and Khalsa Day Parade in Victoria. The deployment of these cameras is part of our operations to help keep this event fun, safe and family-friendly.