Victoria Police Department

Police obtained CCTV footage and have released two images of a suspect after an incident on a BC Transit bus. (Courtesy VicPD)

Man wanted in Ontario arrested following alleged knife threat on Victoria bus

Bus driver told police the man brandished knife at him on Sept. 15

 

This map shows the ceremonial procession route set to take place on Monday (Sept. 19) as part of the funeral for Queen Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom. (Courtesy of B.C. Office of Protocol)

Police, CCTV and road closures in Downtown Victoria planned for Queen’s procession

Government, Fort Street and Quadra will be closed for portions of Monday (Sept. 19)

 

Victoria police found the missing man on Saturday (Aug. 13). (Courtesy VicPD)

FOUND: Police finds high-risk senior

The 72-year-old was reported missing and found on Saturday (Aug. 13)

 

Police in Victoria arrested Cameron Gamble Aug. 16. (Courtesy VicPD)
Police in Victoria arrested Cameron Gamble Aug. 16. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)
Victoria man Scott Graham has been missing in Spain since mid-July when he lost his phone, passport, and possibly his kidney-transplant medication. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)
Victoria police are working to locate missing man David Johnstone. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)

UPDATE: Man reported missing in July found dead, say Victoria police

Reported missing July 27, Johnstone was found Aug. 18

Victoria police are working to locate missing man David Johnstone. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)
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Victoria’s 2021 crime severity highest among B.C.’s municipally policed communities

High urban density, social disorder present challenges for police, VicPD states

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An Oak Bay Police Department car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)

Activist group deflates SUV tires in Victoria, Oak Bay

The group, called Tyre Extinguishers, wants to eliminate SUVs in cities

An Oak Bay Police Department car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)
A routine traffic stop of a vehicle with no taillights ultimately saw police discover a loaded handgun inside a backpack, and arrest one of the two occupants for violating a sentencing condition. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD seize loaded handgun during routine traffic stop

Officers discovered the real handgun only after finding a fake one

A routine traffic stop of a vehicle with no taillights ultimately saw police discover a loaded handgun inside a backpack, and arrest one of the two occupants for violating a sentencing condition. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Bank of Montreal branch at the corner of Shelbourne and Pear streets in Saanich has reopened. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

Shelbourne Street BMO branch in Saanich opens for first time since deadly shootout

Saanich bank reopens after being closed for three weeks during investigation

The Bank of Montreal branch at the corner of Shelbourne and Pear streets in Saanich has reopened. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
A VicPD police cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD arrest armed man in crisis after hours-long standoff

Police first responded around 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening near the 900-block of Mason Street

A VicPD police cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man after he fled on July 11. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after fleeing through Victoria backyards

Police said suspect punched an officer in the chest before running

Victoria police arrested a man after he fled on July 11. (Black Press Media file photo)
Ian Indridson was last seen the morning of Jan. 10 in Victoria. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Ian Indridson was last seen the morning of Jan. 10 in Victoria. (Courtesy of VicPD)
A man who reportedly committed an indecent act while asking children to play with him was arrested on July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after indecent act reported at Victoria playground

Police said he was asking children to play with him during incident

A man who reportedly committed an indecent act while asking children to play with him was arrested on July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
A driver faces potential charges after fleeing VicPD twice in a truck and camper on July 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police box in truck after driver flees twice during Canada Day festivities

Bike patrol officers forced to leap from harm’s way on first encounter

A driver faces potential charges after fleeing VicPD twice in a truck and camper on July 1. (Black Press Media file photo)
Six members of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team sustained gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery at the Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street in Saanich on June 28. The two suspects died at the scene. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

More than $140,000 raised for officers affected by Saanich bank shooting

Greater Victoria police officers facing life-altering injuries after deadly shootout

Six members of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team sustained gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery at the Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street in Saanich on June 28. The two suspects died at the scene. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Multiple people were injured during an exchange of gunfire at Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street near Pear Street. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (June 28). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Online fundraiser started for police injured in Saanich shooting

More than $30,000 raised so far, goal set at $50,000

Multiple people were injured during an exchange of gunfire at Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street near Pear Street. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (June 28). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Victoria police and fire crews helped a person in crisis off a Douglas Street hotel roof on June 28. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria crews help get person in crisis safely off hotel roof

Person was near the hotel’s ledge several times during hours-long incident

Victoria police and fire crews helped a person in crisis off a Douglas Street hotel roof on June 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Franklin Cook is serving a more than five-year federal sentence for armed robbery, disguise with intent, break and enter, and administering a noxious substance. (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police arrest wanted man after finding him asleep on the street

Franklin Cook is serving a federal sentence for armed robbery and other offences

Franklin Cook is serving a more than five-year federal sentence for armed robbery, disguise with intent, break and enter, and administering a noxious substance. (Courtesy VicPD)
A man faces potential firearm and impaired driving charges alongside traffic tickets after a June 18 incident with a pellet gun. (Black Press Media file photo)
A man faces potential firearm and impaired driving charges alongside traffic tickets after a June 18 incident with a pellet gun. (Black Press Media file photo)
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