Bear spray and Imitation firearms recovered during shoplifting investigation
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Delta, BC - February 16th, 2024 - The Delta Police Department successfully apprehended three armed youths on February 13th, 2024, following a shoplifting and robbery incident at a retail store in Tsawwassen Mills. The incident unfolded when three male youths entered a retail establishment. While one youth engaged in distracting store staff, the other two seized the opportunity to steal...

2022 Delta Police Resources Comparison Chart
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Report on 2022 Police Resource Levels in Delta

The Delta Police Department (DPD) monitors two key performance measures annually at the provincial and national levels. The first performance measure is Statistics Canada’s Crime Severity Index (CSI), the only national measure to compare crime consistently across the country. The CSI is calculated based on the amount and seriousness of the offences reported to the police. A low CSI rate...

Delta Police Truck on beach during sunrise with 2024 BC Top Employers Badge
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Delta Police Department Recognized as One of British Columbia's Top 100 Employers for the 6th Consecutive Year

The Delta Police Department (DPD) is proud to announce that it has been named one of British Columbia's Top 100 Employers for the sixth consecutive year. This prestigious recognition is a testament to the DPD's commitment to providing an outstanding workplace environment for its dedicated team of officers and staff. The annual competition identifies and honors employers in the province...

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K-9 Ziva Credited with Drug Seizure Related to Traffickers

File 2024-1343 February 7 th , 2024 On January 24 th , 2024, people known to the Delta Police to be involved in the drug trade, were subject of a traffic stop in North Delta. Evidence of trafficking was observed in the car and the suspects were arrested; however, officers were unable to locate any stash of drugs. Traffic Safety...

Arson fire
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Alert Officer Stops Arson Fire from Spreading - Suspect Arrested

File 2024-1834 On February 1 st , 2024, at 00:10 am, an alert Delta Police officer observed a fire in the disposal shed of a local restaurant. The officer’s quick reaction not only stopped the fire from spreading to the building, her response also resulted in the suspect being located and arrested. The officer requested Delta Fire Department assistance to...

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Stabbing Suspect Arrested

Stabbing Suspect Arrested File 24-1299 The Delta Police Department (DPD) and the Surrey RCMP have been working collectively following two recent stabbing investigations. Today, we are advising the public of charge approval in relation to these two investigations. On January 16 th , 2024, Surrey RCMP received a report of a woman who had been stabbed by an unknown man...

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Effectiveness of Body Worn Cameras - Footage of Assault on Officers Recorded During Arrest

In response to a domestic assault reported on January 28, 2024, at approximately 1 pm, Delta Police (DPD) located and engaged with an intoxicated suspect who had left the scene. Upon being advised that he was under arrest, the suspect initiated a physical fight with the officers. This incident underscores the invaluable contribution of the DPD's Body Worn Camera (BWC)...

Two Recruits at Guru Nanak Food Bank
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Delta Police Launches Innovative “Community-First” Training Program

The Delta Police Department (DPD) is proud to announce the successful launch of its Recruit Community Learning Program (RCLP), an innovative training approach reflecting our community-first policing focus. The program is designed to enhance our recruits’ knowledge of the community they will serve and develop connections with community partners. In December, four DPD recruits, accompanied by a training supervisor, participated...

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Residential Break-Ins in North Delta

In the period spanning from November 15 th , 2023, to January 10 th , 2024, a North Delta residential community has experienced six residential break and enters. Investigators have identified connections between four of the six files. This same suspect may be responsible for the remaining two break-ins, or these investigations may be connected to a separate suspect. The...

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Man Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Car

File 24-116 On January 3 rd , 2024, vigilant citizens, concerned about two individuals who appeared unconscious with visible drug paraphernalia in a parked car, promptly notified the Delta Police Department (DPD). Prior to the officers' arrival, the occupants regained consciousness and departed the area in the car. Subsequently, officers located the car nearby, conducted a license plate check, and...