Victoria Police Department

A police incident has shut down two blocks of Quadra Street. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

UPDATED: Driver fled VicPD, collided with parked car on Quadra Street

One police officer left with non-life-threatening injuries

A police incident has shut down two blocks of Quadra Street. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
A replica handgun seized by Victoria police on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 4. (DelManak/Twitter)

Man arrested in downtown Victoria over replica handgun

Charges have not yet been sworn against the man

A replica handgun seized by Victoria police on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 4. (DelManak/Twitter)
UPDATE: One woman taken into custody following police incident in downtown Victoria

UPDATE: One woman taken into custody following police incident in downtown Victoria

Emergency responders called to Amelia Street after attempted break and enter

UPDATE: One woman taken into custody following police incident in downtown Victoria
Chief Const. Del Manak said officers are taking too long to respond to emergency calls. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria Police Department taking too long to respond to emergency calls

A new report says VicPD is not meeting its 911 response targets

Chief Const. Del Manak said officers are taking too long to respond to emergency calls. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Victoria Police are looking for missing, wanted man Wesley Williams. (File courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)
Victoria Police are looking for missing, wanted man Wesley Williams. (File courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)
Victoria Police officer Const. Marty Steen received a 20-day suspension without pay. (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)

VicPD officer gets 20-day suspension after lying to supervisors

Const. Marty Steen lied about attending a conference in Vancouver

Victoria Police officer Const. Marty Steen received a 20-day suspension without pay. (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
The Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team is seen outside the building in the 100-block of Gorge Road East Tuesday night, December 3, 2019. (Jo Kakewash/Supplied)

Tactical response team called to Saanich, standoff ends with one man in custody

The Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team was called to Gorge Road East Tuesday night

The Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team is seen outside the building in the 100-block of Gorge Road East Tuesday night, December 3, 2019. (Jo Kakewash/Supplied)
The holiday season typically sees a rise in the number of packages are being stolen from front doors. (Flickr/ Paul Sullivan)

Thieves target packages during the holiday season

Victoria police warn residents of package theft increase

The holiday season typically sees a rise in the number of packages are being stolen from front doors. (Flickr/ Paul Sullivan)
Chief Const. Del Manak (left) stands with three of his officers: Const. Tristan Williams, Const. Kelsi Yoxall and Const. Kevin Nystedt who each received awards of valour from Lt.-gov. Janet Austin on Nov. 21. (Twitter/ChiefManak)

Three VicPD officers honoured with award of valour from Lieutenant Governor

The officers were among 114 BC law enforcement member recognized for bravery and dedication

Chief Const. Del Manak (left) stands with three of his officers: Const. Tristan Williams, Const. Kelsi Yoxall and Const. Kevin Nystedt who each received awards of valour from Lt.-gov. Janet Austin on Nov. 21. (Twitter/ChiefManak)
Chief Const. Del Manak said police have faced many challenges since switching to the new call centre in Saanich. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria residents face long holds for non-emergency police calls

Victoria police face challenges ‘on many fronts’ since switching to E-Comm call centre

Chief Const. Del Manak said police have faced many challenges since switching to the new call centre in Saanich. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Emma Fillipoff has been missing since Nov. 2012. (Sumbitted/HelpFindEmmaFillipoff.com)

New, feature-length documentary on missing woman Emma Fillipoff comes out next year

The film follows Fillipoff’s disappearance and the ongoing investigation

Emma Fillipoff has been missing since Nov. 2012. (Sumbitted/HelpFindEmmaFillipoff.com)
Victoria Police Department seeks provincial budget review for second year in a row

Victoria Police Department seeks provincial budget review for second year in a row

VicPD hopes to see four more staff positions after request was denied in the 2019 budget

Victoria Police Department seeks provincial budget review for second year in a row
Steve Hurcombe (left), VicPD control, Chief Const. Del Manak, and Police Board member Sean Powell presented the proposed 2020 police budget to city councillors. (Screenshot/City of Victoria)

Victoria Police Department requests $2.5 million increase for 2020 budget

VicPD answers council questions about requested cost expenditures

Steve Hurcombe (left), VicPD control, Chief Const. Del Manak, and Police Board member Sean Powell presented the proposed 2020 police budget to city councillors. (Screenshot/City of Victoria)
Victoria Police can now administer printed tickets which can be paid for or disputed online (Twitter/ @VicPDTraffic)

Victoria police pilot e-tickets for its traffic division

Digitized tickets can now be paid for online

Victoria Police can now administer printed tickets which can be paid for or disputed online (Twitter/ @VicPDTraffic)
VicPD had a normal night on Halloween (Black Press File Photo)

VicPD sees a drop in calls compared to Halloween last year

Victoria residents on best behaviour Halloween night

VicPD had a normal night on Halloween (Black Press File Photo)
One VicPD officer was kicked in the face during an arrest. (Black Press File).

Victoria Police officer sent to hospital after being kicked in the face during an arrest

VicPD officers were attending a call for a mental health crisis on Sunday

One VicPD officer was kicked in the face during an arrest. (Black Press File).
VicPD are looking for information about a series of car tire slashes in the Oaklands neighbourhood. (Google Maps)

More than 30 cars get tires slashed in Oaklands neighbourhood

VicPD are asking for help from witnesses to the incidents

VicPD are looking for information about a series of car tire slashes in the Oaklands neighbourhood. (Google Maps)
Police are hosting the second annual #BeSeenHalloween costume contest (File contributed/VicPD)

Victoria Police Department encourages safe costumes with Halloween contest

Kids are encouraged to dress as high-visibility police officers for the #BeSeenHalloween contest

Police are hosting the second annual #BeSeenHalloween costume contest (File contributed/VicPD)
Victoria Police are looking for the owner of a snowboard seized from the 900-block of Pandora. (File contributed/VicPD)

Victoria Police look for rightful owner of seized snowboard

The snowboard was taken from a suspected thief in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue

Victoria Police are looking for the owner of a snowboard seized from the 900-block of Pandora. (File contributed/VicPD)
The Victoria Police Department is looking for information on a suspect linked to two arson fires. (File contributed/ VicPD)

Victoria Police release video of suspect linked to two cases of arson

The person is linked with two garbage fires that happened on Sept. 17

The Victoria Police Department is looking for information on a suspect linked to two arson fires. (File contributed/ VicPD)