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
- 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
City Council approved the following policing priorities and adopted them in 2018:
- Violence in Relationships
- Reduce Crime in the Community
- Enhance Road Safety
- Enhance Youth Safety
- Maintain Community and social Programs
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