Victoria Police Department

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Police look for witnesses to Victoria hit and run

Pedestrian struck crossing Hillside Avenue

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Victoria police officers arrested a man Dec. 30 after he was seen chasing someone down with a knife while riding his bicycle through traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police arrest bike-riding, knife-wielding man

Man was arrested at gunpoint at Blanshard and Johnson streets

Victoria police officers arrested a man Dec. 30 after he was seen chasing someone down with a knife while riding his bicycle through traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police seized $30 million in fentanyl, drugs, cash and firearms during Project Juliet. (Victoria Police Department)

Joint forces operation seizes $30 million in fentanyl, drugs, cash, firearms

Fentanyl enough to supply estimated 3,965,000 lethal doses

Victoria police seized $30 million in fentanyl, drugs, cash and firearms during Project Juliet. (Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police seized $5,000 in cash, a loaded .22 calibre pistol and drugs after stopping a man in possession of a stolen bicycle early Monday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seize cash, drugs and loaded gun after spotting man with stolen bike

More than $5,000 in cash seized from man stopped Monday morning

Victoria police seized $5,000 in cash, a loaded .22 calibre pistol and drugs after stopping a man in possession of a stolen bicycle early Monday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)

Police warn Victoria business owners after two ‘smash and grabs’

Don’t keep cash in registers overnight, turn alarms on: VicPD

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)
Christopher John Parker, 37, is wanted on three warrants and may be armed, Victoria police warned on Dec. 11. (Victoria Police Department)

Man at large may be armed, Victoria police warn

Christopher John Parker is a 37-year-old Caucasian man

Christopher John Parker, 37, is wanted on three warrants and may be armed, Victoria police warned on Dec. 11. (Victoria Police Department)
The Victoria Police Department is warning people not to leave presents in their cars this holiday season. (Victoria Police Department/Screenshot)

Grinches are prowling for presents this year, Victoria police warn

VicPD reminds people to remove valuables and lock car doors

The Victoria Police Department is warning people not to leave presents in their cars this holiday season. (Victoria Police Department/Screenshot)
Greater Victoria police officers were dealt at least 16 disciplinary measures between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo).

Greater Victoria police reprimanded for interfering with rights, drunk driving: report

Annual report looks into complaints, investigations against B.C. police

Greater Victoria police officers were dealt at least 16 disciplinary measures between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo).
The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD reserve constable dismissed for using lights and sirens to clear an intersection

Eight officers across B.C. dismissed after police complaints investigations: report

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police have found high-risk missing woman Gabriella Reuben. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Missing 32-year-old Victoria woman found safe

Gabriella Reuben had last spoke to her family on Dec. 5

Victoria police have found high-risk missing woman Gabriella Reuben. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are looking for the man who threw a rock at a car on Sunday. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police looking for suspect after rock thrown at car

Suspect is described as a slim blond man in his 20s

Victoria police are looking for the man who threw a rock at a car on Sunday. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Police searching for suspect in Gorge Road stabbing

The man police previously arrested is now only a person of interest

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)
The actions of Victoria police during a barricade incident at a converted motel in July were justified, according to the Independent Investigations Office of BC. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police officer justified in discharge of less-lethal weapon, says police watchdog

Incident at Victoria motel left one man with a fractured finger

The actions of Victoria police during a barricade incident at a converted motel in July were justified, according to the Independent Investigations Office of BC. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police seized drugs, knives, two firearms and ammunition off a man early Nov. 4. (Victoria Police Department)

VicPD makes early morning drug and weapons seizure

Officers seize drugs, knives, two firearms and ammunition

Victoria police seized drugs, knives, two firearms and ammunition off a man early Nov. 4. (Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police seek witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a BC Transit bus. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek witnesses after teen sexually assaulted on Victoria bus

Man followed a teen onto a bus from a stop at Douglas and Fort streets

Victoria police seek witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a BC Transit bus. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is warning the public after a man paid $460 for fake gold jewelry. (Unsplash)
VicPD is warning the public after a man paid $460 for fake gold jewelry. (Unsplash)
The IIO’s chief civilian director has cleared Victoria police of any wrongdoing in the Nov. 21 death of a man they had earlier arrested. (Black Press Media file photo)

Investigation clears Victoria police of wrongdoing in arrested man’s death

Police watchdog determined police action or inaction played no role in man’s death

The IIO’s chief civilian director has cleared Victoria police of any wrongdoing in the Nov. 21 death of a man they had earlier arrested. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police have recovered over 30 keys and key fobs after a executing a search warrant Nov. 27. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

VicPD finds fistfuls of keys during search

Anyone who recognizes the keys can call the non-emergency line

Victoria police have recovered over 30 keys and key fobs after a executing a search warrant Nov. 27. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police arrested a man in a Yates Street grocery store Nov. 27 after he refused to wear a mask. (Black Press Media File photo)

Belligerent man arrested in Victoria grocery store after refusing to wear mask

Officers fined the man $230 under the COVID-19 Related Measures Act

Victoria police arrested a man in a Yates Street grocery store Nov. 27 after he refused to wear a mask. (Black Press Media File photo)
West Shore RCMP arrested four suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in View Royal Nov. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP arrests four following armed robbery

A victim was assaulted and robbed in View Royal early Thursday morning

West Shore RCMP arrested four suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in View Royal Nov. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)