VicPD

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak speaking at a ceremony honouring the latest VicPD Civic Service Award winners. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff)

Witnesses honoured for lifting car off Victoria police officer hit by stolen vehicle

Service award recipients honoured for helping Victoria officer hit by stolen vehicle

 

A Victoria police officer opened the door of their service vehicle into the path of a cyclist on Esquimalt Road on Nov. 10. The cyclist was taken to the hospital after hitting the opened door and police are now investigating the incident. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police officer doors cyclist in Esquimalt

VicPD investigating Esquimalt Road incident after officer opens vehicle door in biker’s path

 

The emergency entrance at Royal Jubilee Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

IIO finds Victoria officer didn’t use excessive force in hospital shooting

Man shot once in the abdomen while holding a knife

 

VicPD hopes witnesses with more information will come forward after a double stabbing on Nov. 6 around 1 a.m. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek footage after Sunday morning double stabbing

VicPD says there may be witnesses left to share information

VicPD hopes witnesses with more information will come forward after a double stabbing on Nov. 6 around 1 a.m. (Black Press Media file photo)
After ensuring the area was safe, the Victoria Police Department maintained a visual presence at the Victoria International Jewish Film Festival. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Deeply concerning’: Police investigating threats against B.C. Jewish film festival

Victoria event passes smoothly with police providing security, visual presence

After ensuring the area was safe, the Victoria Police Department maintained a visual presence at the Victoria International Jewish Film Festival. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are looking for Hamada Hussein Yiyia, who has a provincewide warrant out for his arrest after he was charged with four counts of sexual assault but skipped his court date. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Provincewide warrant issued for man charged with sexual assaults in Victoria

Hamada Hussein Yiyia has been charged with a series of sexual assaults from June

Victoria police are looking for Hamada Hussein Yiyia, who has a provincewide warrant out for his arrest after he was charged with four counts of sexual assault but skipped his court date. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Police have arrested the suspect they think is involved in a series of armed robberies related to online listings for used gaming systems. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect arrested after armed robberies in Greater Victoria linked to gaming console postings

Used Victoria works with police after online gaming system postings used to lure victims

Police have arrested the suspect they think is involved in a series of armed robberies related to online listings for used gaming systems. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is seeking information to help the investigation into a random rock attack which caused more than $5,000 in damage and injured a woman sitting in her living room. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)

Victoria woman sustains significant injuries after rocks smash through her window

Victoria police investigating after woman hit in the face in her living room

VicPD is seeking information to help the investigation into a random rock attack which caused more than $5,000 in damage and injured a woman sitting in her living room. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are warning about a seller who used an online ad for a PlayStation to set a meetup with a victim before allegedly pointing a gun at the buyer and taking their money. (Black Press Media file photo)

Online PlayStation ad used to lure buyer before gunpoint robbery in Victoria

Police warn public to use caution after a second person reported similar meetup planned

Victoria police are warning about a seller who used an online ad for a PlayStation to set a meetup with a victim before allegedly pointing a gun at the buyer and taking their money. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is seeking help from the public in an investigation into an incident Wednesday morning in which coffee was thrown at a mother and her baby. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD investigating after stranger throws coffee on woman and baby downtown

Police say coffee not hot enough to cause injury

The Victoria Police Department is seeking help from the public in an investigation into an incident Wednesday morning in which coffee was thrown at a mother and her baby. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner has handed a Victoria police officer a 30-day suspension over his conduct during an off-duty sexual encounter in Vancouver in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police officer handed 30-day suspension for off-duty sexual misconduct

Incident involving Sgt. Brent Keleher took place in Vancouver in 2018

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner has handed a Victoria police officer a 30-day suspension over his conduct during an off-duty sexual encounter in Vancouver in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria man Scott Graham went missing in Spain in mid-July. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)

B.C. man who went missing while travelling found dead in Spain

Scott Graham went missing while travelling in July

Victoria man Scott Graham went missing in Spain in mid-July. (Courtesy Georgia Graham)
One man was hospitalized Oct. 6 after what police called a random, unprovoked attack by a man wielding a hammer. (Black Press Media file photo)

One person sent to hospital after random hammer attack in Victoria

Victim suffered significant head injury in what police are calling an unprovoked incident

One man was hospitalized Oct. 6 after what police called a random, unprovoked attack by a man wielding a hammer. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are asking for witnesses, information and video footage after a person was stabbed in Victoria on Oct. 5. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victim taken to hospital after rejecting treatment for stab wounds in Victoria

Police seek witnesses and those with any information or video of the incident

Police are asking for witnesses, information and video footage after a person was stabbed in Victoria on Oct. 5. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD traced a trail of blood across Esquimalt in an hours-long search for a person in significant physical and mental distress that ended in downtown Victoria on Saturday (Sept. 17). (Black Press Media file photo)

Blood trail prompts search through Esquimalt into Victoria

Person found in serious physical, mental distress after long police search

VicPD traced a trail of blood across Esquimalt in an hours-long search for a person in significant physical and mental distress that ended in downtown Victoria on Saturday (Sept. 17). (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police responded to a report that a man had been shot at a temporary housing facility in the 3000-block of Douglas Street early Friday (Sept. 16) morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two arrested after man shot at Victoria temporary housing facility

Victim sustained possible life-altering gunshot wound

Victoria police responded to a report that a man had been shot at a temporary housing facility in the 3000-block of Douglas Street early Friday (Sept. 16) morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police were looking for Riga Godron in relation to charges stemming from alleged erratic driving on July 1. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Victoria council candidate arrested after skipping court date

Riga Godron was wanted for charges related to several erratic driving incidents

Victoria police were looking for Riga Godron in relation to charges stemming from alleged erratic driving on July 1. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria says the time commitments of VicPD officers waiting in hospitals for mental health assessments puts a burden on police resources, and security guards with the special constable designation could take over the duties to alleviate the issue. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria pleas for end of police supervision of Mental Health Act detainees

City says officers having to stay at hospital while individuals are assessed strains resources

Victoria says the time commitments of VicPD officers waiting in hospitals for mental health assessments puts a burden on police resources, and security guards with the special constable designation could take over the duties to alleviate the issue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man after another man was stabbed Aug. 31. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect arrested in Victoria after man stabbed in the chest by stranger

Victim suffered a non-life-threatening stab wound, suspect tasered before arrest

Victoria police arrested a man after another man was stabbed Aug. 31. (Black Press Media file photo)
Jeremy Gordaneer (right) and his wife Thea Patterson. Gordaneer’s family and police are appealing for information from the public that could aid the investigation into his murder. (Jeremy Gordaneer/Facebook)

Family appeals for information one year after Victoria artist’s murder

Jeremy Gordaneer was murdered on Aug. 31, 2021

Jeremy Gordaneer (right) and his wife Thea Patterson. Gordaneer’s family and police are appealing for information from the public that could aid the investigation into his murder. (Jeremy Gordaneer/Facebook)