B.C. Corrections helps keep British Columbians safe by managing adults who are in custody or under community supervision.
Help is available if you have been impacted by a crime or violence.
ICBC The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia provides universal auto insurance to B.C. motorists. They are also responsible for driver licensing and vehicle registration and licensing.
Liquor and Cannabis Regulation The Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch oversees the regulation and licensing of liquor and non-medical cannabis establishments and events.
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.
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.
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.
VictimLinkBC VictimLinkBCis a toll-free, confidential, multilingual service available across B.C. and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week that provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence. VictimLinkBC can be accessed by calling or texting 1-800-563-0808 or sending an email toVictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
The B.C. Public Service acknowledges the territories of First Nations around B.C. and is grateful to carry out our work on these lands. We acknowledge the rights, interests, priorities, and concerns of all Indigenous Peoples - First Nations, Métis, and Inuit - respecting and acknowledging their distinct cultures, histories, rights, laws, and governments.