Oak Bay Police Department

The Oak Bay Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage after a string of break-ins last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vancouver Island break-in suspect claimed to be letting out the family’s dog

Three home break-ins reported in one day in Oak Bay

 

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

Tyre Extinguishers: Environmental activists deflate tires on 34 SUVs in Greater Victoria

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

 

Oak Bay police say a 46-year-old man is on conditions to stay away from Oak Bay High, Oak Bay Recreation Centre and playgrounds after his arrest in the area on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested near Oak Bay High after girls report being followed, watched

46-year-old released on conditions to stay away from the area

 

Sgt. Julie Chanin, who has worked well beyond a decade in the community, takes the deputy chief position when current Deputy Chief Const. Mark Fisher moves to the head position in September as Chief Ray Bernoties retires. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay promotes first woman to enter Greater Victoria’s police leadership circle

Sgt. Julie Chanin hired from in-house to become new deputy chief in September

Sgt. Julie Chanin, who has worked well beyond a decade in the community, takes the deputy chief position when current Deputy Chief Const. Mark Fisher moves to the head position in September as Chief Ray Bernoties retires. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
Oak Bay Police Department sanctioned an officer after an external review found October 2020 allegations were substantiated. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police officer sanctioned after allegations of corruption, neglect of duty

Sergeant demoted to constable, barred from promotion for a year

Oak Bay Police Department sanctioned an officer after an external review found October 2020 allegations were substantiated. (Black Press Media file photo)
A female raccoon dragging a leg trap is sedated for examination at the Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin. It was later put down. (Courtesy Wild ARC)

Raccoon drags leg trap around for days, dies at B.C. wild animal rehab centre

Animal had crushed front leg, was beyond rehabilitation

A female raccoon dragging a leg trap is sedated for examination at the Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin. It was later put down. (Courtesy Wild ARC)
This photo shows a Narcan nasal device. (AP File Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Horgan promises B.C. will fund naloxone kits for police

Pledge comes in the wake of revelation funding and supplies had dried up in multiple locations

This photo shows a Narcan nasal device. (AP File Photo/Mary Altaffer)
The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria reserve constable dismissed for using lights and sirens to clear an intersection

Eight officers across B.C. dismissed after police complaints investigations: report

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sex workers face the possibility victimization when turning to police, Peers says. (File photo)

Victimization of sex workers by police ‘not irregular,’ B.C. advocacy group says

Peers Victoria Resource Society said less than five per cent of workers will report abuse to police

Sex workers face the possibility victimization when turning to police, Peers says. (File photo)