Victoria Police Department

Two people were taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision Oct. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drunk driver arrested after leaving crash scene

Motorist faces impaired driving charges after breath samples exceeded legal limit

 

Police are searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith. (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith

Smith is wanted on several warrants including robbery, assault with a weapon, uttering threats

 

The Victoria Police Department arrested one man after a storage lock break-in on Harbour Road on Sunday, Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department arrested one man after a storage lock break-in on Harbour Road on Sunday, Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police officers were on scene Friday night after receiving reports of a knife-wielding man. (Black Press Media file photo)

Emergency response team uses projectiles to subdue suspect believed to be carrying a knife in Victoria

Man treated for non-life-threatening injuries before being taken to VicPD cells

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police officers were on scene Friday night after receiving reports of a knife-wielding man. (Black Press Media file photo)
There are 12 police liaison officers currently in place at Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria School District opens police liaison feedback survey

Learning community survey on school liaison program part of review that began in fall 2020

There are 12 police liaison officers currently in place at Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria police officer shot an armed man in crisis dead Sept. 12 near Mayfair mall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog quashes speculation around fatal Victoria shooting

No vehicle was involved in Sept. 12 incident, Independent Investigations Office says

A Victoria police officer shot an armed man in crisis dead Sept. 12 near Mayfair mall. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is redeploying seven of its officers from integrated units into the patrol division, Chief Del Manak announced Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police redeploying seven officers to address front-line shortfalls

Staff shortage, call volume taking toll, Chief Del Manak says

The Victoria Police Department is redeploying seven of its officers from integrated units into the patrol division, Chief Del Manak announced Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Nanaimo man has been charged after a Victoria officer was struck by a stolen vehicle on Sept. 27. Shown is Victoria police at the scene in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue Sept. 27. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Victoria police charge Nanaimo man after officer hit by stolen car on Monday

27-year-old faces charges relating to assaulting a police officer and dangerous driving

A Nanaimo man has been charged after a Victoria officer was struck by a stolen vehicle on Sept. 27. Shown is Victoria police at the scene in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue Sept. 27. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Jason Vincent is a 39-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, six inches tall with a heavy build, weighing 241 pounds (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATED: High-risk offender taken into custody by VicPD

Jason Vincent has been known to target elderly and vulnerable victims in the past, police say

Jason Vincent is a 39-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, six inches tall with a heavy build, weighing 241 pounds (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police arrested a woman after an off-duty officer was attacked while walking in the 500-block of David Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a woman after an off-duty officer was attacked while walking in the 500-block of David Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
The victim in an assault at the legislature Monday sustained non life-threatening injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested for assault during protest outside B.C. legislature

Victoria police say victim was doused with a hot liquid

The victim in an assault at the legislature Monday sustained non life-threatening injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police says both officers were sent to hospital after the apprehension (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police officers assaulted by man while using pepper spray, taser to apprehend him

Officers were investigating reports of a man making threats of violence when the assault occurred

Victoria Police says both officers were sent to hospital after the apprehension (Courtesy VicPD)
An average of 370 children are injured in crashes while walking or cycling in B.C. every year (Black Press Media file photo)

School zones are back in effect, reminds Victoria police

Keep an eye out for 30 km/hr signage from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on school days

An average of 370 children are injured in crashes while walking or cycling in B.C. every year (Black Press Media file photo)
Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

UPDATE: Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021

Police seek any overnight dash cam footage

Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
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VicPD looking to speak with bystander who drove stabbing victim to hospital

One man in hospital with potentially life-altering injuries after early Sunday morning incident

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Abigail Forest has been found safe after the 12-year-old was the subject of a missing person alert earlier on Friday. (Courtesy VicPD)

Missing 12-year-old found safe

Child was the subject of a missing person alert earlier on Friday

Abigail Forest has been found safe after the 12-year-old was the subject of a missing person alert earlier on Friday. (Courtesy VicPD)
VicPD was called Wednesday (Aug. 18) by a business owner who reported a man had damaged a sign outside his business in the 2500-block of Government Street. (Courtesy VicPD)

UPDATE: Victoria police identify suspect after business owner snaps photo

Officers called for reports of a man doing damage, threatening on Government Street

VicPD was called Wednesday (Aug. 18) by a business owner who reported a man had damaged a sign outside his business in the 2500-block of Government Street. (Courtesy VicPD)
The Greater Victoria Emergency Response team responded to an incident in 1800-block of Quadra Street on Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Irritant gas used to apprehend barricaded man in Victoria

Emergency response team called after business staff, 911 call takers threatened

The Greater Victoria Emergency Response team responded to an incident in 1800-block of Quadra Street on Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)

One man arrested after 72-year-old woman attacked in downtown Victoria

Woman refused to give suspect money before midday attack

A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)