Report a Crime in BC

To report a crime, or for immediate police assistance:

Call 9-1-1 or contact your local RCMP detachment or the police force in your area.
Do NOT text message 9-1-1.

If you live outside Canada, contact your local police service and ask them to make a request for assistance from the appropriate Canadian law enforcement agency. 

The RCMP does not accept reports of crime via email.

To report:

Anonymous Tips

When Should I Call Police?

Call 911 for all Emergencies:

When Making a 911 call:

Things to Remember:

Non-Emergency Calls

You should only use 911 when an immediate police response is required. Non-emergency calls may include:

Facts About Cell Phones

A cell phone will not provide the police with any information regarding your location. Know your location when using a cell phone.

Please note: Police can obtain cell phone owner information should a caller not be able to provide it, but the process may cause very long delays in a response for service.


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