VicPD

The Township of Esquimalt plans to not renew a policing agreement that has seen it share budgeting and resources for VicPD with the City of Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Township of Esquimalt to look at policing alternatives

Decision to not renew policing agreement with Victoria after 2023 follows public engagement

 

Firearms, weapons and body armour were seized when Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team members executed a search warrant at a downtown suite on July 16. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Investigations continue in Victoria case involving firearms offences

Man, woman face charges after weapons found in supportive housing suite downtown

 

VicPD is investigating a sudden death after a body was found in a downtown parking lot. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police investigating sudden death

Investigation prompted by discovery of body in parking lot Saturday

 

Victoria police are asking for help in finding missing man Jayson Anderson. (Courtesy of VicPD)

MISSING: Jayson Anderson last seen almost a month ago in Victoria

He’s described as a 51-year-old Caucasian man standing 6’0’ with a medium build

Victoria police are asking for help in finding missing man Jayson Anderson. (Courtesy of VicPD)
The IIO has cleared a police dog handling officer of wrongdoing stemming from a January 2022 incident where a robbery suspect was bit in the head area and lower body while face-down. (File Photo)

B.C. watchdog clears Victoria police dog handler whose canine bit man in head

Jan. 29 incident happened while VicPD officers struggled to cuff face-down suspect

The IIO has cleared a police dog handling officer of wrongdoing stemming from a January 2022 incident where a robbery suspect was bit in the head area and lower body while face-down. (File Photo)
Victoria police are thanking the public after a missing 59-year-old man was found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)

59-year-old missing Esquimalt man found safe

Police thank the public for their help

Victoria police are thanking the public after a missing 59-year-old man was found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)
Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)
VicPD has located Tyrone Emerson, who had been reported missing in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

FOUND: Victoria police locate missing man Tyrone Emerson, found to be safe

Police thank members of the public who shared his information

VicPD has located Tyrone Emerson, who had been reported missing in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are working to locate missing man David Johnstone. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)

MISSING: David Johnstone last seen in downtown Victoria

Reported missing July 27, Johnstone may also be in the Dallas Road area

Victoria police are working to locate missing man David Johnstone. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)
Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy of Kaiza Graham)

Victoria man missing in Spain for weeks without phone, passport or vital medication

Scott Graham, 67, was supposed to fly home July 29, but his family has no idea where he is

Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy of Kaiza Graham)
VicPD is asking for the public’s help in locating missing teen Shirita “Simone” Beans. (Courtesy of VicPD)

MISSING: VicPD seek help locating missing Indigenous teen

Shirita “Simone” Beans is considered a high-risk missing person

VicPD is asking for the public’s help in locating missing teen Shirita “Simone” Beans. (Courtesy of VicPD)
The loaded shotgun found in a vehicle that was believed to be involved in a road rage incident. The driver was not allowed to have guns or be driving due to past convictions. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Loaded shotgun found after Victoria road rage incident

Driver previously barred from driving, possessing guns

The loaded shotgun found in a vehicle that was believed to be involved in a road rage incident. The driver was not allowed to have guns or be driving due to past convictions. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Replica handgun found by police after man chased, “shot at” along Queens Avenue in Victoria on Monday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Woman arrested in Victoria after man reports being chased, weapon fired at him

Chase happened Monday on Queens Avenue; suspect, replica gun found in tent nearby

Replica handgun found by police after man chased, “shot at” along Queens Avenue in Victoria on Monday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)
A VicPD police cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD arrest armed man in crisis after hours-long standoff

Police first responded around 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening near the 900-block of Mason Street

A VicPD police cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team helped remove a stolen vehicle suspect Wednesday from his unit in the 200-block of Gorge Road East after he barricaded himself inside and caused a multi-unit flood while trying to escape through a wall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police arrest stolen vehicle suspect who caused flood in Gorge Rd. building

Suspect damaged hot water pipes while trying to escape through wall

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team helped remove a stolen vehicle suspect Wednesday from his unit in the 200-block of Gorge Road East after he barricaded himself inside and caused a multi-unit flood while trying to escape through a wall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Two people were ticketed after ignoring a warning from police and continuing to illegally honk their vehicle horns during Victoria protests July 14. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drivers ticketed for laying on their horns despite warnings at Victoria protest

Slow-roll protesters targeted a business after being told to stop the unlawful honking

Two people were ticketed after ignoring a warning from police and continuing to illegally honk their vehicle horns during Victoria protests July 14. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man after he fled on July 11. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after fleeing through Victoria backyards

Police said suspect punched an officer in the chest before running

Victoria police arrested a man after he fled on July 11. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police Department Chief Const. Dean Duthie addresses media during a briefing on the conditions of the three Saanich officers wounded in a bank robbery. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Condition of officers shot in Saanich bank incident continues to improve

Saanich PD member now out of ICU, officers affected undergoing reintegration

Saanich Police Department Chief Const. Dean Duthie addresses media during a briefing on the conditions of the three Saanich officers wounded in a bank robbery. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Ian Indridson was last seen the morning of Jan. 10 in Victoria. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Ian Indridson was last seen the morning of Jan. 10 in Victoria. (Courtesy of VicPD)
A woman is facing recommended charges related to impaired driving after VicPD responded to a report of a car in a pond off Dallas Road Friday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Woman arrested after driving into Victoria pond

She faces recommended charges related to impaired driving following the Friday night incident

A woman is facing recommended charges related to impaired driving after VicPD responded to a report of a car in a pond off Dallas Road Friday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)