Victoria creates pilot project to send crisis teams in place of police to some mental health calls

By Emily Fagan
Aug 19, 2021

The Oregon model it's based on has shown more than 30 years of success


'An arrest warrant should not be a death sentence'

Friends and family grieve the loss of Jay Lowndes, a father and uncle who was shot by Campbell River RCMP, while community parades to honour a Police Service Dog


Disbelief and outrage after no criminal charges against police officer who killed Chantel Moore

By Brishti Basu
Jun 9, 2021

Moore, a 26-year-old Tla-o-qui-aht woman from Vancouver Island, was killed during a 'wellness check' in New Brunswick last year


Independent media outlets filing legal challenge over RCMP obstruction

By Jimmy Thomson
May 26, 2021

Capital Daily is joining with a coalition of outlets and the Canadian Association of Journalists to demand the freedom to cover protests


More people go missing in BC than anywhere else in Canada. No one knows why

Police don’t track missing-persons cases by race, but on Red Dress Day, a Vancouver Island Indigenous leader says that’s not acceptable


GRAPHS: Is Victoria over-policed? Judge for yourself.

Victoria is one of the most heavily policed cities in Canada. It's also one of the most crime-heavy.


What are street checks, the thing Victoria just voted to ban?

By Anna J. James
Aug 14, 2020

They're much different than the more controversial practices of "carding" or "stop and frisk"