News Releases

Missing Couple Located Safe

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Officers are thanking the public’s for their assistance after locating the missing couple that were the subject of a missing person release on Monday, February 11th. The missing couple was found to be safe.


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Victoria BC-  Officers are asking for the public’s assistance as we work to locate two missing people: George Eoll and Joanna Lopez.  


Suspicious Package Located Near Courthouse

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Victoria BC-  Officers are continuing their investigation into the suspicious package that was located at the Provincial Courthouse, located in the 800-block of Burdett Avenue, this morning.

Officers were called at approximately 9:40 a.m. this morning after a suspicious package was located. The Courthouse was subsequently evacuated and our officers are working to ensure public safety.

The package has been deemed not to be a threat and the roads have been opened up around the Courthouse.

Retiring Constable Receives Inspector’s Commendation For Her Life-Saving Actions During Domestic Violence Call

Friday, February 1, 2019
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Victoria, BC – VicPD honoured 16 retiring women and men, both civilian and sworn, at our annual retirement ceremony last night. For one retiring constable, the celebration of the accomplishments of her 24-year career saw her finish her recognized for her life-saving actions during a 2017 domestic violence call. 

Statement from Chief Constable Del Manak: Update on 2019 Budget Request

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Victoria, BC – In recent weeks, it has become apparent that many members of the public are interested in the ongoing discussion regarding the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board’s request for funding for the Victoria Police Department for 2019.  The fact that so many people have joined the conversation about the future of their community highlights that most of our citizens care deeply about where they live and what the future holds for Victoria and Esquimalt.


Woman Located After Incident Downtown

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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Victoria BC – Officers are thanking the public for assisting them in locating the woman from yesterday’s media release.

On January 28th, officers were called shortly after 11:00 a.m. this morning to the 1100-block of Douglas Street after several bystanders had concerns regarding the actions of an unknown woman. The woman departed prior to police being able to attend and check on her wellbeing.

Thanks to a tip from the public, she was located this morning.


VicPD Officers & Staff To Get “Freezin’ For A Reason” At This Year’s Second Annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Victoria, BC – VicPD Officers and staff are joining our Oak Bay, Saanich Police Department, Central Saanich Police Service and RCMP policing partners alongside Greater Victoria area businesses for the 2nd annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge.

The Polar Plunge is a Special Olympics fundraising event that will help send athletes with intellectual disabilities to Special Olympics events. Police officers, business leaders and members of community organizations will brave the frigid waters of the Pacific Northwest Ocean on Sunday, February 17th.

Have you Seen Pamela Fletcher?

Monday, January 28, 2019
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Victoria BC – Officers are asking for the public’s assistance as we work to locate missing person Pamela Fletcher.


Pamela is a 59-year-old Caucasian woman standing five feet, 3 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds. She has grey/brown hair and brown eyes.  



Pamela was reported missing to VicPD on January 26th and was last seen downtown this morning at 9:00 a.m.