West Shore RCMP

RCMP BuildingThe Town of View Royal is serviced by the West Shore Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment located at 698 Atkins Avenue in Langford. The detachment provides policing services to four other municipalities - Colwood, Highlands, Langford, Metchosin - and two aboriginal communities - the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations. Combined, these communities have a population of 73,000 people.

West Shore RCMP has approximately 105 regular members and 59 support staff under the supervision of the Officer in Charge, a Superintendent. The detachment provides 24-hour police service covered by five General Duty Watches and averages more than 22,000 files each year. West Shore RCMP also comprises approximately ten specialized units, such as the Police Dog Service Unit and the Community Policing Unit.

In addition to the regular policing services provided by West Shore RCMP, the detachment is also dedicated to various community-based services and programs administered by over 90 volunteers. These services and programs include Block Watch, Keep in Touch, Restorative Justice, Speed Watch, and the Auxiliary Constable program. Contact the Community Policing Section at 250-474-2264 to learn more about these programs and to find out about other community services provided.

For non-emergencies, the West Shore RCMP can be contacted by telephone at 250-474-2264 or by facsimile at 250-474-8790. More information is available on the detachment's website.

For emergencies, please call 9-1-1.