About RCMP in B.C.
Unique in the world as a federal, provincial, and municipal policing body, the RCMP enforces federal laws across the country and provincial/territorial laws in all provinces (except Ontario and Quebec).
BC RCMP (
E Division) is a complex and diverse police force which provides service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to all but 11 communities in BC. From small rural towns and villages to larger urban cities—no matter where the call for service is received—our first responders are connected to, and supported by, a wide-range of BC RCMP police services.
- The BC RCMP consists of approximately 10,480 employees, of which 6,800 are police officers.
- We police 99% of the geographic area of BC.
- 72% of BC citizens live in RCMP jurisdictions.
- There are 144 BC RCMP detachments, serving 150 municipalities
- Over 200 Indigenous communities are served by the BC RCMP
- We answer more than 1 million calls for service in a year.
Please check our Police Services and Detachments pages for more information on the range of services we provide, from School Liaisons to Air Services.
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