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 5:00 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 2018:

  1. Violence in Relationships
  2. Reduce Crime in the Community
  3. Enhance Road Safety
  4. Enhance Youth Safety
  5. Maintain Community and social Programs 

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: August 8, 2018

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