Vancouver Police Department

Type: Organization
Name: Vancouver Police Department
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver’s ACT teams need more action to battle mental health issue

Theresa Pratt sits at her dining table and lights a cigarette, the flicker of the flame briefly illuminating her otherwise dim apartment. Placing the lighter on the table – among the clutter of coffee mugs, utensils and papers – she turns her attention ... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

New missing persons policy announced

In the wake of its unprecedented report on murdered and missing aboriginal women, the RCMP has rolled out a revamped national missing persons policy, including a pair of investigative tools that provide a lens into how police approach disappearances.The ... [Published Blue Line - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

GALLERY: City workers move in to clean up Oppenheimer Park, move campers out

VANCOUVER – City workers have now moved in to clean up Oppenheimer Park.The eviction deadline of 10 p.m. Wednesday night came and went and the homeless camp is still standing, although with much fewer campers.City crews moved in at about 11:30 a.m. on ... [Published Global News Canada - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Vancouver heroin overdose spike slows

After 31 overdoses in 48 hours, the impact of a bad batch of heroin appears to have slowed.Coastal Health reported five overdoses Tuesday at Insite, its Vancouver safe injection site, and zero as of mid-afternoon Wednesday.While Insite typically sees ... [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Amber Alert Over: 9-year-old found with father

HOOD RIVER, Ore. - - The Amber Alert issued Tuesday night for 9-year-old Andrey Voronenko, of Vancouver, is over. Authorities believed Andrey was illegally taken by his father, Alexey Voronenko. Early Wednesday morning, deputies from the Hood County Sheriff's ... [Published KHQ Right Now - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 3 reports

new Warning issued as 31 people in Vancouver overdose on heroin

Gavin Wilson, a spokesman for Vancouver Coastal Health, said 15 people overdosed at Insite on Monday, and there were 16 overdoses on Sunday.Wilson says that this year, contaminated heroin has caused 10 to 12 overdoses a week at the facility where users ... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 4 reports

Vancouver cops warn heroin users

Sixteen people overdosed on heroin at Vancouver’s supervised injection site Sunday — well exceeding the weekly average of 10, said Gavin Wilson, a Vancouver Coastal Health spokesman.“We normally see about 10 per week as sort of a maximum,” he said. “So ... [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Vancouver Police need help finding missing teen

VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -Vancouver Police are asking for help finding a missing teen.Sierra Rene Surgeon, 14, was last seen Monday around 11:00 pm in the 4600 block of Plomondon Street near Bagley Park.Surgeon is a white female, 5'3", 100 lbs. with brown ... [Published KPTV.com - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Vancouver, Police, Surgeon
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Const. Taylor Robinson:15-day suspension demanded for shoving woman

The lawyer for a disabled woman says Const. Taylor Robinson should be handed a 15-day suspension for pushing her to the ground as she tried to cut between three police officers on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.Pivot Legal Society staff lawyer Douglas ... [Published CBC - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Police searching for thief in Vancouver

Photo Vancouver Police Department VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -Vancouver Police are searching for a man that stole a wallet and person items from man Saturday.The incident occurred at the Winco located near 25th Street and Andresen Road in Vancouver.While investigating ... [Published KPTV.com - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

3 fake cops arrested after tourists report thefts

CBC News Tuesday 23rd September, 2014The Vancouver Police Department says it is recommending charges of theft and impersonating a police officer against three men who allegedly conned tourists in downtown Vancouver. On Friday, police issued a warning ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Phoney cops scam money from tourists in Vancouver

Vancouver police are warning visitors to be vigilant after a handful of incidents in which people dressed up like police officers stop tourists, demand to see their passports and wallets, and make off with their cash.The Vancouver Police Department said ... [Published CBC - Sep 20 2014]

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...on remaining in the park interfered with workers as they attempted to remove the last of the tents," police announced following the eviction. "Negotiations throughout the day continued with no progress. Officers were eventually required to step in to keep the peace and forced to arrest five people."
"We're going to remain down here monitoring the park," he said. "We're going to encourage people to continue complying with the court order to pack up their belongings voluntarily and leave the park."
"While initially believed to be a high-grade heroin, test result show the substance to be Fentanyl" reads a VPD release
"Simply doing a couple of quick searches on the Internet, do some homework, look the company up, see if there's been complaints, check them out with the Better Business Bureau" said Const. Brian Montague, Vancouver Police Department spokesperson

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Vancouver’s ACT teams need more action to battl... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 18 2014]
Oppenheimer Park's tent city may be gone, but V... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 17 2014]
New missing persons policy announced [Published Blue Line - Oct 17 2014]
UPDATE: Five people arrested at Oppenheimer Park [Published Global News Canada - Oct 17 2014]
Walla Walla police chief offers views on sherif... [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Oct 16 2014]
GALLERY: City workers move in to clean up Oppen... [Published Global News Canada - Oct 16 2014]
Flood of drug overdoses in Vancouver underscore... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 16 2014]
Court deadline passes but tents remain up at ho... [Published CJAD 800 - Oct 16 2014]
Vancouver heroin overdose spike slows [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Oct 16 2014]
Vancouver's spike in heroin overdoses slowing down [Published Sun News - Oct 16 2014]
Vancouver's safe injection site weathers storm ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 15 2014]
Buyer beware: Police urge caution to junk remov... [Published CTV News - Oct 15 2014]
Amber Alert Over: 9-year-old found with father [Published KHQ Right Now - Oct 15 2014]
A recruiting niche made this company recession-... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 15 2014]
Amber Alert issued for Vancouver boy [Published Longview Daily News - Oct 15 2014]
Vancouver police to wear body cameras for disma... [Published CTV News - Oct 15 2014]
new Warning issued as 31 people in Vancouver ov... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 14 2014]
Warning issued to drug users as 29 people in Va... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 14 2014]
Warning issued to drug users as 29 people in Va... [Published Brandon Sun - Oct 14 2014]
Junk removal company accused of overcharging cu... [Published CTV News - Oct 14 2014]
One dead after 21 overdose at Vancouver’s super... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 14 2014]
Vancouver cops warn heroin users [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Oct 13 2014]
Heroin overdoses in Vancouver lead to police wa... [Published CBC - Oct 13 2014]
Vancouver Police concerned for heroin users fol... [Published Global News Canada - Oct 13 2014]
VPD issue warning to drug users [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Oct 13 2014]
Independents rally together in Surrey mayoral race [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 13 2014]
Warrant sweep nets 25 people in Vancouver [Published Columbian.com - Oct 11 2014]
Stolen bike back with owner [Published Columbian.com - Oct 11 2014]
Rasode’s ‘One Surrey’ Team says it will build a... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Oct 11 2014]
RCMP revamp national missing persons policy in ... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 11 2014]
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One dead after 21 overdose at Vancouver’s super... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 14 2014]
There were 21 overdoses Sunday and Monday at Insite, the supervised drug injection facility on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Gavin Wilson, a spokesman for Coastal Health, revealed the count Monday after the Vancouver Police Department had issued an ...
Vancouver sex club gets green light from city, ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 26 2014]
VANCOUVER — On Sunday afternoon, as Vancouver public school students contemplated their return to classrooms after a nasty teachers’ strike, some sat inside a library in the city’s West End, reading books. Other kids raced around the adjacent community ...
Vancouver man, devastated over lost bike, goes ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 04 2014]
An alert Vancouver resident had his bike stolen, then returned, all within an hour, thanks to some citizen sleuthing and the Vancouver Police Department K-9 unit. Chris Hilliard was asleep in his condo at 4:30 a.m. Friday when he awoke to the sound ...
Anti-pipeline activists disgusted by wave of in... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 10 2014]
Vancouver Police graffiti investigators appear to be closing in on a crowd of anti-pipeline anarchists who, to local chagrin, have spent months repeatedly vandalizing one of the most anti-pipeline neighbourhoods in Canada. “There is no respect,” said ...
John Ivison: Harper pitched new prostitution bi... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 06 2014]
When the Conservative caucus met on Parliament Hill in the last week of May, MPs were given a thorough explanation of the new prostitution bill — not only by Justice Minister Peter MacKay, but also by the prime minister. Stephen Harper’s intervention ...
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