Block Watch

The Nanaimo Block Watch program continues to expand throughout Nanaimo and surrounding areas. As of March 2018 there are now 62 active blocks with approximately 7200 people involved in this excellent crime prevention initiative. If you are interested in reducing crime in your neighbourhood, receiving a reduction in your home insurance and developing a sense of community with your neighbours, contact the Nanaimo  RCMP Community Policing Section at 250-755-3257.

Active Block Watches by area

These are all designated on the Crime Map.

Chase River area:

  • Richardson Road
  • Starling Road
  • Cowling Place

Departure Bay area:

  • Glenayr Drive
  • Nottingham Drive

Divers Lake area:

  • Brackenwood Place
  • Camcrest Drive
  • Mountain Vista Drive
  • Nadely Crescent
  • Quill Drive
  • Sun Valley Drive
  • York Crescent

Dover area:

  • Clarence Way
  • Janelle Place
  • Kirsten Drive

Downtown area:

  • Protection Island
  • Machleary Street 

Hammond Bay area:

  • Heinrich/Arbutus Rock
  • Stephenson Point
  • Bella Vista 

Linley Valley area:

  • Arrowsmith Road

Newcastle/Brechin area:

  • Brechin Road
  • Newport Strata
  • Cilaire Road
  • Chestnut Street
  • Hemlock/Juniper Street 

North Slope area:

  • Entwhistle Drive

Northfield area:

  • Dufferin Crescent

Pleasant Valley area:

  • Adby/Mexicana Drive
  • Sharman Park
  • Stable Place
  • Pine Ridge Place

Rutherford area:

  • Colbourne Drive
  • Kaden Place
  • Parton Drive
  • Rock City Road
  • Tunnah/Opal Road
  • Pinewood

South End area:

  • Cambie

Townsite area:

  • Thunderbird Drive
  • Woodlands Street
  • Townsite Road
  • Lower Townsite Road
  • Buttertubs Drive
  • Morey Road

University District area:

  • Sarum Rise
  • Derby Place
  • First Street
  • Bird Sanctuary
  • Hamilton Street
  • Shephard Ave
  • Brookfield

Westwood area:

  • College Drive
  • Dawkins Lane
  • Langara Drive
  • Michigan Way

Other areas:

  • Murdoch Road – Cedar by the Sea
  • Creekside Place – RDN
  • Cedar Village
  • Tweedhope - Lantzville
  • Kells Bay Road – Cinnabar
  • Rumming Road – Lantzville
Contact Us

Constable Gary O'Brien 250-755-3257
gary.obrien@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Last updated: May 31, 2018

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