B.C. police forces
On this page
- The RCMP
- Municipal and First Nations police departments
- Other police services
- Integrated Road Safety Units (IRSUs)
If your community does not have a municipal or First Nations police department then it is policed by the RCMP.
Visit the RCMP website to find your local detachment or to contact the RCMP headquarters in British Columbia.
Municipal and First Nations police departments
Contact information for municipal and First Nations police departments are available on their websites:
Municipal police departments
- Abbotsford Police Department
- Central Saanich Police
- Delta Police Department
- Nelson Police Department
- New Westminster Police Service
- Oak Bay Police Department
- Port Moody Police Department
- Saanich Police Department
- Surrey Police Service
- The City of Surrey’s transition to its own municipal police department is well underway. While the Surrey Police Board and the Surrey Police Service undertake the necessary work to become an operational police agency, the Surrey RCMP municipal police unit remains the police of jurisdiction. For more information, see Surrey police transition process continues.
- Vancouver Police Department
- Victoria/Esquimalt Police Department
- West Vancouver Police Department
First Nations police services
Other police services
- South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Police Service (Transit Police)
- Canadian National Railway Police (Emergency: 1-800-465-9239)
- Canadian Pacific Railway Police (Emergency: 1-800-716-9132)
Integrated Road Safety Units (IRSUs)
IRSUs use strategic traffic enforcement to reduce serious injuries and fatal collisions our roads. They are made up of full-time, dedicated traffic enforcement officers from both the RCMP and municipal police. IRSUs are located in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, on Vancouver Island and in the North and Southeast districts of the province.