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Police escorts for Victoria bylaw workers entering encampments in parks will continue for this month, after council approved a $25,000 budget request from VicPD. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria bylaw staff encampment work to include police escort through April

Taxpayers to see modest increase in property taxes for 2021

Police escorts for Victoria bylaw workers entering encampments in parks will continue for this month, after council approved a $25,000 budget request from VicPD. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department seized a replica firearm during an early morning call to the 100-block of Gorge Road East on April 11. (VicPD handout)

Victoria police seize replica firearm in early Sunday morning call

Officers called to temporary housing facility in 100-block of Gorge Road East

Victoria Police Department seized a replica firearm during an early morning call to the 100-block of Gorge Road East on April 11. (VicPD handout)
Staff at the Chabad Centre for Jewish Life and Learning discovered anti-Semitic graffiti on April 6. As soon as the public was aware, notes of love appeared instead. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Staff at the Chabad Centre for Jewish Life and Learning discovered anti-Semitic graffiti on April 6. As soon as the public was aware, notes of love appeared instead. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
(VicPD handout)

UPDATED: Victoria police identify suspect in knife-chasing incident

Woman reportedly brandished knife and chased security guard on Hillside Avenue

(VicPD handout)
Victoria police are searching for missing man David Chickite. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATED: Missing man David Chickite found safe

Chickite, 32, had last been seen March 24

Victoria police are searching for missing man David Chickite. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police arrested a man after he allegedly threatened the staff of a downtown business while armed with a knife on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after allegedly threatening staff in a downtown Victoria business with a knife

Victoria police used a bean bag shotgun round on the man after they say he refused to comply

Victoria police arrested a man after he allegedly threatened the staff of a downtown business while armed with a knife on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Michael Dunahee was four-years-old when he disappeared from the Blanshard School Playground. (Sketch courtesy of VicPD)

VIDEO: New sketch marks 30th anniversary of Michael Dunahee’s disappearance

After disappearing at age four, Dunahee has been missing since 1991

Michael Dunahee was four-years-old when he disappeared from the Blanshard School Playground. (Sketch courtesy of VicPD)
One man was arrested after two women were assaulted in Victoria on Friday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police make arrest after unprovoked attacks on women

Pregnant woman reportedly approached and punched, another woman punched in the face

One man was arrested after two women were assaulted in Victoria on Friday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are searching for high-risk missing woman, Crystal Ross, who was last seen on March 12. (Photo courtesy VicPD)

UPDATE: Crystal Ross found safe

Crystal Ross, 38, last seen in Victoria March 12

Victoria police are searching for high-risk missing woman, Crystal Ross, who was last seen on March 12. (Photo courtesy VicPD)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police arrest wanted man who was found armed, unconscious

Leonard Michael Lecreux was wanted on 17 previous charges, six new charges recommended

(Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is investigating a crash involving a pedestrian on Blanshard Street. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
The Victoria Police Department is investigating a crash involving a pedestrian on Blanshard Street. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Victoria police are looking for assistance in locating Kendra Bradshaw after she was last seen in Victoria on March 12. Photo: Victoria Police

UPDATED: Missing Victoria woman Kendra Bradshaw found safe

Bradshaw was the subject of a missing person alert March 17

Victoria police are looking for assistance in locating Kendra Bradshaw after she was last seen in Victoria on March 12. Photo: Victoria Police
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department vehicles. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department vehicles. (Black Press Media file photo)
Entrance at Victoria’s Royal Jubilee Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: One man injured in police-involved shooting at Royal Jubilee Hospital

Victoria Police Department says man was armed, taser use ineffective

Entrance at Victoria’s Royal Jubilee Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
A fatal vehicle fire in Beacon Hill Park March 4 has been deemed not suspicious, say Victoria police. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Deadly van fire in Beacon Hill Park is not suspicious: Victoria police

Major Crime Unit concludes investigation into March 4 death

A fatal vehicle fire in Beacon Hill Park March 4 has been deemed not suspicious, say Victoria police. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins says the township’s policing partnership with Victoria police is costing more than it should. Desjardins is renewing calls for a regional police force instead. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Report prompts renewed calls for Greater Victoria regional police force

Esquimalt mayor, VicPD chief support police amalgamation

Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins says the township’s policing partnership with Victoria police is costing more than it should. Desjardins is renewing calls for a regional police force instead. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A provincially appointed consultant has recommended a change to the funding formula for the VicPD that will save Esquimalt a significant amount of money. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt to save a bundle on policing costs under new formula

Provincial consultant studied funding model, resource deployment for VicPD

A provincially appointed consultant has recommended a change to the funding formula for the VicPD that will save Esquimalt a significant amount of money. (Black Press Media file photo)
One person is dead after a camper van caught fire Thursday morning in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

UPDATED: One person dead after vehicle fire in Beacon Hill Park

Investigation into Victoria death in early stages

One person is dead after a camper van caught fire Thursday morning in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)