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The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating after an exchange of gunfire with Vancouver police officers left one civilian dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man shot dead in gunfire exchange with Vancouver police

Police were responding to an alleged assault in East Vancouver Wednesday (April 28) night

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating after an exchange of gunfire with Vancouver police officers left one civilian dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Two men were caught on surveillance video robbing a Vancouver Gucci store in December 2021. (Courtesy VPD)

VIDEO: 2 violent robbers at large after ‘take-over’ style theft at Gucci store in Vancouver

Men bear sprayed a security guard before taking off with $20,000 in designer goods

Two men were caught on surveillance video robbing a Vancouver Gucci store in December 2021. (Courtesy VPD)
More than 40 per cent of non-emergency calls made to the Vancouver Police Department through E-Comm were abandoned in the first quarter of 2022, according to VPD. (Facebook/E-Comm911)

‘Public safety issue’: 40% of non-emergency calls in Vancouver going unanswered

E-Comm says increased call volumes, staff stress leave contributing to ongoing issue

More than 40 per cent of non-emergency calls made to the Vancouver Police Department through E-Comm were abandoned in the first quarter of 2022, according to VPD. (Facebook/E-Comm911)
Langara College in Vancouver. (Wikimedia Commons)

‘Unsettling’: Vancouver Police investigate indecent exposures at Langara College

Three incidents of a man showing his genitals to students and staff have been reported since March

Langara College in Vancouver. (Wikimedia Commons)
A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)

Sculpture stolen from B.C. Children’s Hospital recovered by police

Vancouver Police say the investigation into the theft of the $45,000 sculpture is ongoing

A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)
Sex offender Kenneth Kirton, 55, failed to return to his halfway house April 11, prompting a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest. (Courtesy Vancouver Police Department)

UPDATE: Missing high-risk sex offender arrested, returned to Vancouver

Kenneth Kirton, 55, failed to return to his halfway house April 11

Sex offender Kenneth Kirton, 55, failed to return to his halfway house April 11, prompting a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest. (Courtesy Vancouver Police Department)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The department is searching for witnesses in a March 31 assault on a visually-impaired man. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Visually-impaired 69-year-old punched in Vancouver crosswalk

Police seeking witnesses in unprovoked March 31 assault

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The department is searching for witnesses in a March 31 assault on a visually-impaired man. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Maxwell Johnson is seen in Bella Bella, B.C.. The Indigenous man has filed complaints with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal and the Canadian Human Rights Commission after he and his granddaughter were handcuffed when they tried to open a bank account. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Heiltsuk Nation, Damien Gillis)

Vancouver police officers suspended for handcuffing Indigenous man, granddaughter at BMO

Maxwell Johnson, 12-year-old granddaughter arrested without cause for trying to open bank account

Maxwell Johnson is seen in Bella Bella, B.C.. The Indigenous man has filed complaints with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal and the Canadian Human Rights Commission after he and his granddaughter were handcuffed when they tried to open a bank account. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Heiltsuk Nation, Damien Gillis)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Police dog takes down fugitive after he crashes car trying to evade Vancouver Police

Wanted on 10 Canada-wide warrants, 29-year-old sped away from police, hitting cars in process

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
27-year-old Megan Russell has been charged with assault with a weapon for throwing hot coffee on a Tim Hortons worker in October 2021. (VPD photo)
27-year-old Megan Russell has been charged with assault with a weapon for throwing hot coffee on a Tim Hortons worker in October 2021. (VPD photo)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Vancouver Police Board will hear a report Thursday recommending the force change its handcuffing policy after the arrest of an Indigenous man and his granddaughter at a bank in 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police say 60 assaults reported over Family Day weekend

22 cases are being investigated as possible stranger assaults

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Vancouver Police Board will hear a report Thursday recommending the force change its handcuffing policy after the arrest of an Indigenous man and his granddaughter at a bank in 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man arrested after downtown Vancouver assault spree

Suspect was arrested around 3 am at an apartment building in Mount Pleasant

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Counter protesters block a convoy of truckers opposed to COVID-19 health measures and vaccinations, in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. A group of more than 200 counter protesters on foot and on bikes held up the convoy for nearly an hour before police officers turned the trucks around and sent them on another route. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

5 arrested at Vancouver trucker convoy, counter-protests as eggs thrown, vehicles kicked

Trucker convoy was part of series of anti-vaccine mandate convoys across Canada

Counter protesters block a convoy of truckers opposed to COVID-19 health measures and vaccinations, in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. A group of more than 200 counter protesters on foot and on bikes held up the convoy for nearly an hour before police officers turned the trucks around and sent them on another route. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
TransLink bus. (TransLink/Twitter)

26 buses left with smashed windows in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in under 3 weeks

Police believe that whoever smashed windows did so from inside the buses

TransLink bus. (TransLink/Twitter)
An employee folds yoga pants as the types of pants are animated and displayed on digital screens instead of mannequins at a Lululemon Athletica store in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Flexible Vancouver thief re-arrested days after pilfering 47 pairs of yoga pants

32 people were arrested and nearly $18,000 in stolen property was recovered in weekend crackdown

An employee folds yoga pants as the types of pants are animated and displayed on digital screens instead of mannequins at a Lululemon Athletica store in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(Black Press Media files)

Police investigating after 2 replica pipe bombs found at safe injection site in Vancouver

Police say that while these bombs were not real, the public should remain vigilant

(Black Press Media files)
Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man crushed by his own vehicle in Vancouver McDonald’s drive-thru

The VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit and BC Coroner Services are now investigating

Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

11 Vancouver Police officers assaulted or injured over Labour Day weekend

Sgt. Steve Addison said anti-police sentiment could be driving the increase in assaults on officers

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man arrested after assaulting two people in Vancouver’s Marpole neighbourhood

VPD Sgt. Steve Addison says rise in stranger assaults is ‘alarming’

Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man has throat slashed by stranger in Vancouver neighbourhood; charges laid

Jesse Attig, 30, has been charged with attempted murder and remains in custody

Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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