Oak Bay Police Department

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)

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

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

 

The Oak Bay Police Department has announced plans to purchase the municipality’s first electric marked police vehicle. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Electric police vehicle could soon be patroling Oak Bay streets

Oak Bay police plan to purchase first marked electric police vehicle in 2021

 

A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)

Victoria woman drives over seawall onto beach near Oak Bay Marina

Driver faces charges for fleeing crash, refusing breathalyzer test

 

Oak Bay Police ticketed a resident for failing to comply with the voluntary 14-day quarantine. (Black Press File Photo)

Oak Bay resident issued $1,150 ticket for failing to quarantine

‘We have no reason to believe they didn’t understand,’ police say

Oak Bay Police ticketed a resident for failing to comply with the voluntary 14-day quarantine. (Black Press File Photo)
The owner of Tomley Market on Foul Bay road fended off an armed robber with a knife at 7:45 p.m. on Halloween. (Google Maps Screenshot)

Store owner fends off knife-wielding robber in Oak Bay

Police arrive quickly to arrest robber at Foul Bay business

The owner of Tomley Market on Foul Bay road fended off an armed robber with a knife at 7:45 p.m. on Halloween. (Google Maps Screenshot)
Traffic on the Pat Bay Highway (Black Press Media File)

Having a U.S. license plate is not a crime, police say

Residents called Oak Bay Police about U.S. visitors

Traffic on the Pat Bay Highway (Black Press Media File)
An Oak Bay police officer had to call for back up while trying to break up a party Saturday night, according to police. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay officer injured while breaking up party

Party-goers yell ‘f*** the blue,’ say police

An Oak Bay police officer had to call for back up while trying to break up a party Saturday night, according to police. (Black Press Media file photo)
On April 4 a man riding his bike on Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay injured himself and was visited on scene by B.C. Ambulance Services and the Oak Bay Police. Golf courses are closed during the current COVID-19 shutdown. (Black Press Media File Photo)
On April 4 a man riding his bike on Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay injured himself and was visited on scene by B.C. Ambulance Services and the Oak Bay Police. Golf courses are closed during the current COVID-19 shutdown. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay police say a 19-year-old male driver and his passenger are lucky to have survived with only minor injuries after crashing into a tree in Queens Park early Friday morning. The driver is suspected to have been impaired by drugs. (Twitter/Oak Bay Police)

Tree stops suspected drug-impaired driver from ending up in ocean off Beach Drive

Oak Bay police say driver is ‘lucky that he didn’t kill someone’

Oak Bay police say a 19-year-old male driver and his passenger are lucky to have survived with only minor injuries after crashing into a tree in Queens Park early Friday morning. The driver is suspected to have been impaired by drugs. (Twitter/Oak Bay Police)
Oak Bay Police arrested a man hiding in the laundry room of an apartment building at Transit Road and Newport Avenue who is believed to have broken in. (Google Earth Image)

Man equipped with bear spray, tools caught in Oak Bay laundry room

Prolific offender arrested after allegedly breaking into apartment building

Oak Bay Police arrested a man hiding in the laundry room of an apartment building at Transit Road and Newport Avenue who is believed to have broken in. (Google Earth Image)
Oak Bay police arrest one of two suspects after resident held at gunpoint

Oak Bay police arrest one of two suspects after resident held at gunpoint

Police expect second arrest ‘in the very near future’ after armed robbery

Oak Bay police arrest one of two suspects after resident held at gunpoint
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)
Oak Bay Police officers frequently conduct speed enforcement in local school zones. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)

Homes in Oak Bay evacuated after car crashes into natural gas line

Fire department evacuated residents for several hours Nov. 22

Oak Bay Police officers frequently conduct speed enforcement in local school zones. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)
The 2017/2018 Annual Report released Tuesday by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner shows that Oak Bay had two substantiated allegations against officers, both cases being investigations ordered by the Oak Bay Police Department. (Oak Bay News file photo)

Vancouver Island police officer out after relationship with sex trade worker

Report by police watchdog shows Greater Victoria officers faced discipline for misconduct

The 2017/2018 Annual Report released Tuesday by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner shows that Oak Bay had two substantiated allegations against officers, both cases being investigations ordered by the Oak Bay Police Department. (Oak Bay News file photo)
Oak Bay cops tackle tough subjects with Twitter humour

Oak Bay cops tackle tough subjects with Twitter humour

Chief Constable Andy Brinton says that’s a way to keep the audience engaged

  • Oct 26, 2018
Oak Bay cops tackle tough subjects with Twitter humour
Police on scene near Allenby and Foul Bay roads where a pedestrian was hit by a car Friday morning around 8:20 a.m.. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

Pedestrian struck in Saanich rushed to hospital with head injuries

Oak Bay Police Department currently holding the scene at Allenby and Foul Bay

Police on scene near Allenby and Foul Bay roads where a pedestrian was hit by a car Friday morning around 8:20 a.m.. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
Police seek vehicle after early morning carjacking in Oak Bay

Police seek vehicle after early morning carjacking in Oak Bay

Stolen car is a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero, license plate FL307T

Police seek vehicle after early morning carjacking in Oak Bay
Stolen West Shore vehicle found in ocean off Oak Bay

Stolen West Shore vehicle found in ocean off Oak Bay

SUV was submerged 90 feet from shore at Cattle Point

Stolen West Shore vehicle found in ocean off Oak Bay
Father and son police the waters off Oak Bay

Father and son police the waters off Oak Bay

RCMP routinely work with local policing agencies to patrol south Island waters

Father and son police the waters off Oak Bay
Pointing a laser at an aircraft is illegal and a criminal offence. (File photo)

Helijet helicopter gets hit by laser

Laser pointing at aircraft is a criminal offence and could come with $100,000 fines and 5 yrs prison

Pointing a laser at an aircraft is illegal and a criminal offence. (File photo)