Victoria Police Department

Victoria Police Department plans to increase its presence in the Burnside Gorge neighbourhood and Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police to increase officer presence at Burnside Gorge, Beacon Hill Park

VicPD responds to concerns from neighbours and businesses

Victoria Police Department plans to increase its presence in the Burnside Gorge neighbourhood and Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
A window at City Hall was damaged by what police suspect an air gun shooting. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

VicPD says window at City Hall shot by suspected air gun

Police looking to speak to people with information on the incident

A window at City Hall was damaged by what police suspect an air gun shooting. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police are reminding the public to lock their doors after an attempted break-in Wednesday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria woman interrupts attempted break-in of her ground-floor suite

Man attempted second door before moving to another unit

Victoria police are reminding the public to lock their doors after an attempted break-in Wednesday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A man was taken into custody after he was reported waving a knife around in the 700-block of Finlayson Street on July 28. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A man was taken into custody after he was reported waving a knife around in the 700-block of Finlayson Street on July 28. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Four youths were taken into custody after a fight downtown on Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Late-night brawl downtown Victoria lands four youths in custody

Police ay one youth kicked and spat on an officer in ‘chaotic scene’

Four youths were taken into custody after a fight downtown on Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Officers are searching for Tanner Afseth. (Victora Police Department)
Officers are searching for Tanner Afseth. (Victora Police Department)
Victoria police have arrested one man after a break and enter on Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Business owner sends Victoria police image of break and enter suspect, leads to arrest

A break and enter happened in the 600-block of Garbally Road on Tuesday morning

Victoria police have arrested one man after a break and enter on Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
UPDATE: Man in custody after lengthy police incident at Victoria housing facility

UPDATE: Man in custody after lengthy police incident at Victoria housing facility

Man to be assessed by paramedics, traffic expected to return to normal

UPDATE: Man in custody after lengthy police incident at Victoria housing facility
VicPD officers successfully took a man in crisis into custody and transported him to hospital without incident. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD spends two hours de-escalating armed man in crisis

The man reported there were people trying to harm him but officers found him alone

VicPD officers successfully took a man in crisis into custody and transported him to hospital without incident. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD have located Amanda Williams, who hadn’t been seen since June 24. (VicPD)

VicPD locate high-risk 34-year-old woman

VicPD locate high-risk 34-year-old woman

VicPD have located Amanda Williams, who hadn’t been seen since June 24. (VicPD)
Edmonton man facing recommended charges after late-night crime spree downtown Victoria
Edmonton man facing recommended charges after late-night crime spree downtown Victoria
Police Chief Del Manak is asking the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board for support in pursuing a partnership with Island Health for civilian-led response teams. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police Chief Del Manak is asking the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board for support in pursuing a partnership with Island Health for civilian-led response teams. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD seeking witnesses for fatal crash on Hillside Avenue

VicPD seeking witnesses for fatal crash on Hillside Avenue

A pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where she later died

VicPD seeking witnesses for fatal crash on Hillside Avenue
VicPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying these three suspects for an unprovoked attack. (VicPD)                                VicPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying these three suspects for an unprovoked attack. (VicPD)

VicPD searching for three men in connection to random assault that put two in hospital

If you see these men you’re asked to call VicPD’s non-emergency line

VicPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying these three suspects for an unprovoked attack. (VicPD)                                VicPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying these three suspects for an unprovoked attack. (VicPD)
A Victoria man is facing recommended charges after brandishing a rifle in a parking lot in the 1900-block of Douglas Street. (VicPD)
A Victoria man is facing recommended charges after brandishing a rifle in a parking lot in the 1900-block of Douglas Street. (VicPD)
A crash involving a Victoria police officer is under review by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner. (Still from video by Alexander Woodman)

Police watchdog reviewing Victoria police-involved crash

VicPD officer collided with another car in downtown intersection

A crash involving a Victoria police officer is under review by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner. (Still from video by Alexander Woodman)
VIDEO: Dashcam footage shows Victoria police-involved crash

VIDEO: Dashcam footage shows Victoria police-involved crash

Video shows VicPD officer strike another vehicle at intersection

VIDEO: Dashcam footage shows Victoria police-involved crash
VicPD is investigating a sudden death near Capital Iron on Tuesday. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
VicPD is investigating a sudden death near Capital Iron on Tuesday. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Victoria Police Department is reopening its front counter services as of Monday, July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD to reopen front counter services on Monday

No masks provided, but encouraged to be worn

Victoria Police Department is reopening its front counter services as of Monday, July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Esquimalt Division Officers are taking to Esquimalt and Vic West streets and parks as part of the Summer Action Plan to tackle crime and disorder in the area. (Black Press Media file photo)
Esquimalt Division Officers are taking to Esquimalt and Vic West streets and parks as part of the Summer Action Plan to tackle crime and disorder in the area. (Black Press Media file photo)