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:

  • Cowling Place
  • Richardson Road
  • Starling Road
  • Western Acres

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:

  • Kennedy Street
  • Machleary Street
  • Protection Island

Hammond Bay area:

  • Bella Vista
  • Chinook Place
  • Heinrich/Arbutus Rock
  • Stephenson Point

Linley Valley area:

  • Arrowsmith Road

Newcastle/Brechin area:

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

North Slope area:

  • Entwhistle Drive

Northfield area:

  • Dufferin Crescent

Pleasant Valley area:

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

Rutherford area:

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

South End area:

  • Cambie

Townsite area:

  • Buttertubs Drive
  • Dufferin Crescent
  • Morey Road
  • Thunderbird Drive
  • Townsite Road
  • Woodlands Street

University District area:

  • Bird Sanctuary
  • Brookfield Drive
  • Derby Place
  • First Street
  • Hamilton Street
  • Lambert Ave
  • Sarum Rise Way
  • Shepherd Ave

Westwood area:

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

Other areas:

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

Contact Us

Constable Gary O'Brien 250-755-3257

Last updated: January 17, 2019

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