Victoria Police Department

The Victoria Police Department joins in a nationwide moment of silence for the nearly two dozen victims of the mass shooting in Nova Scotia. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Victoria police observe nationwide moment of silence for Nova Scotia victims

Nearly two dozen people, including an officer, were killed in the mass shooting

The Victoria Police Department joins in a nationwide moment of silence for the nearly two dozen victims of the mass shooting in Nova Scotia. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
More than 200 tents have been spread out over Topaz Park. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Victoria allocates more than $50,000 to help with policing costs around Topaz Park

Council also allocated another $100,000 to city staff to help the vulnerable population

More than 200 tents have been spread out over Topaz Park. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Victoria Chief Const. Del Manak is asking the City for $52,500 in special funding to bolster policing resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, which police say has spiked crime in some areas. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police chief asks city to fund more patrols at camps for homeless

Police report increase in crime near Topaz Park encampment

Victoria Chief Const. Del Manak is asking the City for $52,500 in special funding to bolster policing resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, which police say has spiked crime in some areas. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police service dog Zender helped arrest a wanted man in James Bay Tuesday evening. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police dog captures wanted man

Man fled police in James Bay neighbourhood

Victoria police service dog Zender helped arrest a wanted man in James Bay Tuesday evening. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
The Victoria Police Department impounded a driver’s motorcycle after they were caught speeding on Blanshard Street Monday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Motorcyclist caught speeding 90 km/h over limit in Victoria

VicPD issues $1,300 in tickets to driver, impound motorcycle

The Victoria Police Department impounded a driver’s motorcycle after they were caught speeding on Blanshard Street Monday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police seized $30,000 worth of stolen property from a storage unit during a strike force investigation. (File contributed/VicPD)

VicPD seize $30,000 of stolen property after storage locker raid

The owner of the storage locker was the subject of a stolen property investigation

Victoria police seized $30,000 worth of stolen property from a storage unit during a strike force investigation. (File contributed/VicPD)
The rightful owners of a camera were found after the Victoria Police Department released this image. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Greater Victoria bride sees photos of herself online two years after camera was stolen

VicPD posts pictures from stolen camera in hopes of finding rightful owner

The rightful owners of a camera were found after the Victoria Police Department released this image. (Courtesy of VicPD)
VicPD are asking for the public’s help locating Amber Toner, 20. (Courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD locate missing 20-year-old woman

Amber Toner known to frequent downtown core

VicPD are asking for the public’s help locating Amber Toner, 20. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Nine suspicious fires took place between March and early April (File contributed/ VicPD)

Victoria police seek information on nine suspicious fires

The fires took place between March 5 and April 9 across Victoria and Esquimalt

Nine suspicious fires took place between March and early April (File contributed/ VicPD)
VicPD asks that anyone with information on who is in a photograph found on a recovered camera call their non-emergency line at 250-995-7654. (Courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD asks for help finding owner of recovered camera

Camera contained images of a family celebrating a wedding

VicPD asks that anyone with information on who is in a photograph found on a recovered camera call their non-emergency line at 250-995-7654. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike

Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike

Business owners heard of theft on Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers

Victoria businesses replace boy’s stolen bike
A child snuck out of a window on Wednesday morning. (Flicker/Glasseyes View)

VicPD reunites four-year-old boy with family after he snuck out a window

The boy was spotted wandering alone on Wednesday morning

A child snuck out of a window on Wednesday morning. (Flicker/Glasseyes View)
The Victoria Police Department is seeking witnesses to a suspicious vehicle fire that happened on March 28 near the petting zoo at Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press File Photo)
The Victoria Police Department is seeking witnesses to a suspicious vehicle fire that happened on March 28 near the petting zoo at Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press File Photo)
Mariah Konchak was last seen on March 4. (VicPd)

Victoria police find high-risk missing woman last seen on ferry

Mariah Konchak was located on April 6 and is safe

Mariah Konchak was last seen on March 4. (VicPd)
Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car

Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car

Suspect found in car with drugs, stolen property and weapons

Victoria police arrest man in stolen Jubilee Hospital worker’s car
VicPD asks for people to respect social distancing orders after responding to more parties and gatherings during COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘We need to do better:’ VicPD responds to more parties, gatherings

Chief pleads with public to ‘think of the greater good’

VicPD asks for people to respect social distancing orders after responding to more parties and gatherings during COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department has expanded its ability to calls for service through online reporting in an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmissions and streamline services. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VicPD expands online reporting to keep 911 call-takers free during pandemic

Incidents can be reported online if no information is known of a suspect

The Victoria Police Department has expanded its ability to calls for service through online reporting in an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmissions and streamline services. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Victoria Police are seeing new trends in light of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Police see new trends in calls due to COVID-19

Police link jump in domestic, mental health calls to pandemic

Victoria Police are seeing new trends in light of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
Five members of the grassroots group Indigenous Youth for Wet’suwet’en were arrested at the BC Legislature building in a March protest. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Rise in protests drive spike in VicPD overtime costs

Overtime costs over $180,000 in first quarter of 2020

Five members of the grassroots group Indigenous Youth for Wet’suwet’en were arrested at the BC Legislature building in a March protest. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD say one man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Victoria man. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria man dies after being assaulted with a weapon

One suspect has been arrested in connection with the case

VicPD say one man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Victoria man. (Black Press Media file photo)