Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
- B.C. Corrections
B.C. Corrections helps keep British Columbians safe by managing adults who are in custody or under community supervision.
Find information on B.C.’s approach to cannabis regulation and legalization, as well as the current status of cannabis laws in Canada.
- Crime Victims
Help is available if you have been impacted by a crime or violence.
- Crime Victim Assistance Program
The Crime Victim Assistance Program assists victims, immediate family members and some witnesses in coping with the effects of violent crime.
- Criminal Record Checks (for those working with children & vulnerable adults)
The Criminal Records Review Act ensures that people who work with or may potentially have unsupervised access to children or vulnerable adults undergo a criminal record check by the Criminal Records Review Program (CRRP).
- Human Trafficking
This website provides links to human trafficking resources for victim service providers and other front line workers.
- Policing in B.C.
With diverse communities with their own needs for policing the province receives police services from multiple areas, including: RCMP federal, provincial and municipal forces, and a First Nations administered police force.
- Public Safety & Emergency Services
Find information on Emergency Management BC, response and recovery, public safety, crime prevention and wildfire services.
Works with law enforcement, professional organizations, government agencies, non-governmental organizations and community groups toward the goal of ensuring British Columbia has the safest roads in North America.
- Armoured Vehicle, Body Armour and Metal Recycling Permits
Learn about permits you need to operate an armoured vehicle, possess body armour or purchase regulated metal in B.C.
- Online Criminal Record Checks
The Criminal Record Review Act ensures that people who work with or may potentially have unsupervised access to children or vulnerable adults undergo a criminal record check by the Criminal Records Review Program.
- Security Industry Licencing
Under British Columbia’s Security Services Act, businesses and individuals offering security services must hold a valid security licence issued by the Registrar of Security Services.