Police & Crime Prevention

Police services for the City of Nanaimo is provided under contract by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). 

The RCMP Nanaimo Detachment is located at:

303 Prideaux St,
Nanaimo B.C. V9R 2N3
Non-emergency telephone: 250-754-2345
Fax: 250-753-0946
Email: Nanaimo_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

  • An emergency intercom is located outside the Detachment’s main door for after-hours usage.

Hours of Operation:

  • General Services and Criminal Records Checks: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Fingerprinting for civil documents: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Closed on Statutory Holidays

To report an emergency: CALL 9-1-1 

(9-1-1 service provided by E-Comm)

To contact the RCMP directly or to report a non-emergency, call: (250) 754-2345.
To contact Victim Services directly, please call (250) 755-3146

Policing Priorities

 City Council approved the following policing priorities and adopted them in 2017:

1. Crime Prevention
     a. Violence in Relationships
     b. Harm Reduction Strategy/Drug Enforcement
     c. Gang Association
     d. Prolific Offender Management

2. Youth
     a. Healthy Relationships Through Education
     b. Integrated Approach for Higher Risk Youths

3. Traffic
     a. Targeting Distracted Driving
     b. Focusing on Cyclist and Pedestrian Safety
     c. Commercial Vehicles

Related Links

RCMP Nanaimo Detachment webpage:  

RCMP Nanaimo Detachment Twitter:
@NanaimoRCMP https://twitter.com/NanaimoRCMP

RCMP Nanaimo Detachment Facebook:

Nanaimo & District Crime Stoppers:

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Last updated: June 28, 2018

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