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Vancouver police investigate groin kicking video

Vancouver - Police have begun an investigation of a video that appears to show a younger man paying older men to allow him to kick them in the groin while others stood around and cheered.

B.C. police officer accused of helping drug dealer

Abbotsford - A constable with the Abbotsford Police Department is facing three charges after an eight month undercover operation conducted by the Vancouver Police Department into a drug trafficking operation.

Vancouver police recommend more charges in Stanley Cup riot

Vancouver - As the two year anniversary of the riot that followed the Canucks loss to the Boston Bruins in the seventh game of the Stanley Cup final approaches, police are recommending 10 more people be charged with riot-related offences.

Video shows cyclist punched, Vancouver cop under investigation

Vancouver - A video appears to show Andi Shae Akhavan being punched in the face by one of two plainclothes police officers while his hands were behind his back and he was in the process of being handcuffed.

Many Stanley Cup rioters breaching court ordered conditions

Vancouver - According to the Vancouver Police Department, around 25% of those who are being monitored after being charged or convicted of offences relating to the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, are breaching terms of their release or probation.

B.C. police watchdog clears officers in three separate incidents

Surrey - Yesterday, British Columbia's Independent Investigations Office (IIO) cleared police officers involved in three separate incidents involving civilians who died and found none of the officers were guilty of any wrongdoing.

Thefts of storm drain covers pose risks to Vancouver residents

Vancouver - Ongoing thefts by metal thieves not only cost Vancouver, B.C. taxpayers money but the missing covers put people and pets at risk of serious injury.

Vancouver cop under investigation for kicking handcuffed man

Vancouver - The Vancouver Police Department began an investigation into the officer's conduct after his actions were captured on video by a CBC producer and aired on the network.

Vancouver police warn elderly Chinese women of jade bracelet scam

Vancouver - According to the Vancouver Police Department, the scam, first seen in 2008, has resurfaced in the city and has claimed at least one victim. Police believe there may be more people taken in by the fraud.

B.C. cop shoots and kills mentally ill man while he crawls

A heart-wrenching video showing a Vancouver police officer appearing to shoot a mentally ill man as he crawls on his hands and knees has set off a new investigation, five years after Paul Boyd was killed.

Vancouver Police release list of top 10 avoidable scams

Vancouver - The Vancouver Police Department released a list of the top 10 scams in the city during 2011 and gave advice on how to avoid being defrauded of money.

Vancouver cop caught dealing drugs receives 3-year sentence

Vancouver - A former Vancouver police officer who pleaded guilty to selling marijuana while on duty, breach of public trust, and improperly accessing the police investigation database, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for the drug related crimes.

Vancouver Police make fifth arrest in Con Air program

Vancouver - In less than a week, half the people named in the current Con Air's 10 Most Wanted List have been arrested in Vancouver and will be returned to the jurisdictions they fled to avoid prosecution.

Cash Cab production vehicle hits, kills 61-year-old man

Vancouver - Vancouver Police Department officials have confirmed that a production vehicle used in the filming of the Canadian version of the Cash Cab series was involved in a one-car accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian.

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Andi Shae Akhavan being restrained by two Vancouver police officers
Andi Shae Akhavan being restrained by two Vancouver police officers
Screen capture from YouTube video
Plainclothes police officer kicks handcuffed man
Plainclothes police officer kicks handcuffed man
Screengrab from CBC
Police officer knees a suspect arrested during Vancouver May Day rally
Police officer knees a suspect arrested during Vancouver May Day rally
Screen capture from YouTube video