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Victoria police took a man into custody on Thursday morning after he smashed two glass doors in with a hammer and chased after three women who fled the scene. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after smashing glass doors with hammer, chasing three women from lobby

Victoria police recommending charges of mischief and assault for the man

Victoria police took a man into custody on Thursday morning after he smashed two glass doors in with a hammer and chased after three women who fled the scene. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police released a blurry image of a man suspected in a sexual assault that took place on Sept. 7. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Violent sexual assault in Victoria prompts call for witnesses

Victoria police say victim was assaulted by man in a surgical mask

Victoria police released a blurry image of a man suspected in a sexual assault that took place on Sept. 7. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Final suspect in Centennial Square drug trafficking investigation not in B.C., says VicPD

Final suspect in Centennial Square drug trafficking investigation not in B.C., says VicPD

Sixteen of the 17 people facing charges have already been arrested

Final suspect in Centennial Square drug trafficking investigation not in B.C., says VicPD
A crash involving a Victoria police officer is under review by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner. (Still from video by Alexander Woodman)
A crash involving a Victoria police officer is under review by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner. (Still from video by Alexander Woodman)
An Esquimalt woman received a suspicious package of seeds in the mail, according to Victoria police. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Esquimalt woman receives unsolicited seeds in the mail

Police warn not to plant or dispose of suspicious seeds

An Esquimalt woman received a suspicious package of seeds in the mail, according to Victoria police. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for Albert Bedard, 74. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for Albert Bedard, 74. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Open VicPD, an online hub, to be more transparent with community members. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD launches open online platform in effort to be more transparent

Open VicPD contains quarterly updates, crime maps, community surveys

Open VicPD, an online hub, to be more transparent with community members. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD has safely found high-risk missing teen last seen on Sunday, Aug. 30 thanks to the help of City of Victoria bylaw officers. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

FOUND: VicPD safely locate high-risk missing teen last seen on Aug. 30

16-year-old found by City of Victoria bylaw officers

VicPD has safely found high-risk missing teen last seen on Sunday, Aug. 30 thanks to the help of City of Victoria bylaw officers. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
VicPD is looking for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Centennial Square on Saturday, Sept. 5 around 6 p.m. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man stabbed in Centennial Square Saturday evening: VicPD

One suspect described as part Caucasian man, with dreadlocks and a green shirt

VicPD is looking for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Centennial Square on Saturday, Sept. 5 around 6 p.m. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police remind residents to dispose of needles in appropriate sharps containers after about 40 were found in a park garbage. (VicPD handout)

Police issue warning after 40 needles found in Victoria park

City staff report improperly discarded needles in park garbage

Victoria police remind residents to dispose of needles in appropriate sharps containers after about 40 were found in a park garbage. (VicPD handout)
Victoria police are calling on the public to help locate Raymond McLean who’s been missing since Aug. 28. (Photo via VicPD)

MISSING: VicPD seeks missing man Raymond McLean last seen Aug. 28

McLean carrying pink suitcase, could have travelled to Vancouver, police say

Victoria police are calling on the public to help locate Raymond McLean who’s been missing since Aug. 28. (Photo via VicPD)
A graph showing the number of calls for service by category that was shown as part of Police Chief Del Manak’s second-quarter presentation to city council. (VicPD)                                Victoria Police Chief Del Manak presented Victoria City Council with the second-quarter report on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Council questions Victoria police chief over communications, crime trends

Coun. Ben Isitt ‘not keen’ on funding VicPD communication department

A graph showing the number of calls for service by category that was shown as part of Police Chief Del Manak’s second-quarter presentation to city council. (VicPD)                                Victoria Police Chief Del Manak presented Victoria City Council with the second-quarter report on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Two Victoria police patrol officers were attacked with bear spray Thursday morning. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Two Victoria police patrol officers were attacked with bear spray Thursday morning. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Police are looking for the suspect behind an attack that left one man with life-altering injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are looking for the suspect behind an attack that left one man with life-altering injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
The waters off the Selkirk trestle looking toward Banfield Park. (Google Maps)

Good Samaritan aids in woman’s rescue from Victoria’s Gorge Waterway

Victoria police and firefighters assist in the rescue

The waters off the Selkirk trestle looking toward Banfield Park. (Google Maps)
(Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
(Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Victoria police say 15 windows at South Park Family School were damaged by rocks between Aug. 6 and Aug. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police say 15 windows at South Park Family School were damaged by rocks between Aug. 6 and Aug. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
A man is facing recommended charges including one count of uttering threats and five counts of mischief after being arrested on Monday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police called for man ripping branches off tree, threatening people with them

Suspect faces recommended charges including five counts of mischief

A man is facing recommended charges including one count of uttering threats and five counts of mischief after being arrested on Monday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
A replica firearm that was seized on Saturday is photographed next to a VicPD officer’s duty pistol. (VicPD photo)

VicPD has seized over 60 replica firearms in 2020

The latest was seized on Saturday by Victoria police

A replica firearm that was seized on Saturday is photographed next to a VicPD officer’s duty pistol. (VicPD photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria cop stops driver mid-call with CRA scammer

VicPd K9 officer halts the scam, tickets uninsured driver

(Black Press Media file photo)