BC RCMP Policing Priorities
The BC RCMP serves British Columbia residents through three levels of connected policing – federal, provincial and municipal.
Provincial policing includes services to rural and unincorporated communities, and those with a population below 5,000. Provincial policing also includes:
- Traffic enforcement on provincial highways
- High risk incidents and emergencies
- Organized crime and gang violence
- Serial crimes
- Security and policing at large scale community events.
National RCMP Priorities
The National RCMP priorities include issues such as National Security, and are set in consultation with the federal government.
BC RCMP Provincial Priorities 2015-2017
Under the Ministry of Justice, Police Service Agreements create the framework in which objectives, priorities and goals for policing services are determined. The BC RCMP reports back on its achievements on a quarterly basis.
The 2015-2017 BC RCMP Policing Priorities are:
- enhanced public safety through reducing crime and violence
- fiscal accountability and good governance
- modernization of police services including increased integration
- Enhance road safety and reduce fatalities and serious injuries
- Work with stakeholders to decrease domestic violence and crimes against vulnerable groups
- Ensure the continued downward trend in property crime rate and the Crime Severity Index.
- Increase law enforcement education, community collaboration and intelligence sharing with stakeholders.
- improved financial reporting, and increased efficiencies in reporting
- improvements in the number of external clients agreeing that BC RCMP is accountable
- ensuring RCMP priorities are closely linked to local priorities
- Implementing recommendations from Moncton shootings review
- Increasing number of trained crime analysts and implementing recommendations on crime reduction strategies
- Increasing efficiencies in specialized operations and administrative services, and reducing redundancies throughout the BC RCMP
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