Island District

BC map showing Island District in red

 

The Island District encompasses Vancouver Island, its related coastal islands and the north half of the Sunshine Coast located on BC's mainland.Vancouver Island has a population of approximately 750,000 residents, a number which grows significantly in the warm summer months with tourists from around the globe.

The RCMP polices the vast majority of communities on Vancouver Island, ranging from Port Hardy in the north to the Western Communities in the south, and Tofino/Ucluelet on the west coast to Powell River on the Sunshine Coast. We also deliver policing services to a number of First Nation communities around Vancouver Island, as well as many small coastal island communities which surround the larger island.

RCMP marine assets located at various communities around Vancouver Island assist our officers in policing the picturesque and rugged coastal waters, while our Comox based helicopter assists in reaching the more remote land and mountainous areas across the island.

By land, sea and air, we proudly work with various partner agencies to keep Vancouver Island and its surrounding islands safe places to live, work and visit.

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Current Island District News

14:22 PDT (Thursday, Jul 18, 2024) - Comox Valley
14:02 PDT (Thursday, Jul 18, 2024) - Tofino
10:44 PDT (Thursday, Jul 18, 2024) - Sidney North Saanich
09:41 PDT (Thursday, Jul 18, 2024) - Nanaimo, Media Advisory
10:44 PDT (Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024) - Nanaimo, Crime Stoppers Services
08:19 PDT (Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024) - Comox Valley
15:53 PDT (Monday, Jul 15, 2024) - Nanaimo, Media Advisory, Information Wanted
08:51 PDT (Saturday, Jul 13, 2024) - Campbell River
08:45 PDT (Saturday, Jul 13, 2024) - Campbell River
15:16 PDT (Thursday, Jul 11, 2024) - Nanaimo
15:15 PDT (Thursday, Jul 11, 2024) - Comox Valley, Wanted Warrant
10:29 PDT (Monday, Jul 8, 2024) - Nanaimo, Media Advisory
08:54 PDT (Monday, Jul 8, 2024) - North Cowichan/Duncan
12:39 PDT (Thursday, Jul 4, 2024) - Port Alberni, Missing Person
15:17 PDT (Wednesday, Jul 3, 2024) - Nanaimo
14:54 PDT (Wednesday, Jul 3, 2024) - Nanaimo
22:25 PDT (Monday, Jul 1, 2024) - Lake Cowichan, B.C., Missing Person
08:22 PDT (Thursday, Jun 27, 2024) - Campbell River
06:29 PDT (Thursday, Jun 27, 2024) - Lake Cowichan, West Coast Marine Services
09:55 PDT (Wednesday, Jun 26, 2024) - Nanaimo
10:37 PDT (Tuesday, Jun 25, 2024) - Nanaimo, Crime Reduction
06:40 PDT (Friday, Jun 21, 2024) - West Shore
14:22 PDT (Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024) - Nanaimo, Missing Person
15:08 PDT (Monday, Jun 17, 2024) - Nanaimo, Missing Person
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