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RCMP Headquarters
100 East Whitehills Rd
P.O. Box 9700
St. John’s, N.L. A1A 3T5
Telephone: 709-772-5400

General Information

Telephone Non-Emergency: 1-800-709-RCMP(7267)

Detachments

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Baie Verte

Baie Verte Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
PO Box 69
Baie Verte, NL
A0K 1B0
Telephone: 709-532-4221
Fax: 709-532-4083

Baie Verte Detachment is centrally located in the town of Baie Verte approximately 65km from the Trans Canada Highway on highway 410. The detachment was established in 1965.

Staffing:

The detachment has:

  • One Corporal
  • Four constables
  • One full time district assistant

The detachment area encompasses 21 communities and one listing for a cottage area that is occupied year round. The detachment covers approximately 397 km of highway. The town of Baie Verte has approximately 1,400 residents. The detachment area has about 6,600 residents.

Members at the Baie Verte detachment are actively involved in the local Youth Justice Committee, DARE program, coaching hockey as well as the Dorset Snowmobile Association.

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Bay St. George

Bay St. George District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
40 Oregon Drive
Stephenville, NL
A2N 3M3
Telephone: 709-643-2118
Fax: 709-643-9393

Bay St George Detachment office is located in the Town of Stephenville. The Detachment serves 59 communities and covers a large geographic area including the Port au Port Peninsula, Bay St. George South and the Towns of Stephenville and Kippens.

RCMP Establishment

  • 1 Staff Sergeant (District Commander)
  • 1 Sergeant (Operations NCO)
  • 4 Corporals (Team Leaders)
  • 1 Corporal i/c GIS
  • 22 Constables (20 for detachment and 2 for GIS)
  • 1 Police Dog Services Member (Corporal)
  • 4 Public Servants (Detachment Assistance)
  • Traffic Services (West) Two (2) constables

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Bay d'Espoir Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 99, Milltown
Bay D'Espoir, NL
A0H 1W0
Telephone: 709-882-2230
Fax: 709-882-2911

Opened on November 16th, 1990, the RCMP detachment is located in Head Bay d'Espoir. The detachment employs three police officers and one part time clerk. The detachment has three police vehicles, one car, one 4x4 SUV, and a 4x4 truck. It also has two snowmobiles and two ATV's.

RCMP members provide policing service to the eight communities in the Bay d'Espoir region as well as Route 360 north to the Northwest Gander River Bridge and south to Pool's Cove Junction as well as the mass of country in between.

The communities in this region are: Milltown/Head Bay d'Espoir, Morrisville, St. Veronica's, St. Joseph's Cove, Swangers Cove, St. Alban's and the reserve of Conne River. There is also a sub-office of the Bay d'Espoir RCMP detachment located in Conne River. This office is located next to the band office and is home to one police officer who lives on the reserve. A clerk and a member of Conne River's justice committee also works out of this office. This member is responsible for policing in Conne River.

Community - based problem solving:
RCMP members stay in touch with the communities they serve not only through law enforcement, but also through participation in local fund-raisers, dances, town meetings, youth functions and sporting events within the community. The RCMP in Bay d'Espoir works in partnership with two schools in the area to help facilitate community-based problem solving.

The RCMP in Bay d'Espoir works closely with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Provincial Conservation Office and other government agencies with respect to law enforcement duties.

Other partnerships include but are not limited to:
Restorative Justice is used as an alternative to the court system in Conne River. It consists of eight members of the Miawpukek Band Reserve and an RCMP liaison. Restorative Justice has been very successful in rehabilitating offenders, particularly the youth, and continues to provide positive examples of how it can work.

The Bay d'Espoir crime prevention committee works in conjunction with other community groups with the aim and objective of preventing crime.

The Bay d'Espoir region is an area of immense natural beauty and opportunity. The culture is one that is very friendly and inviting, hence the pro-police attitude that exists. For this reason, there is a very strong emphasis on community policing and community involvement as well as law enforcement.

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Harbour Grace

Trinity Conception District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Harbour Grace 709- 596-5014
Bay Roberts 709-786-2118
P.O. Box 550
# 140 Cathedral St.
Harbour Grace, NL
A0A 2M0

Trinity Conception District consists of two Detachments, Harbour Grace and Bay Roberts.

The geographic boundaries of the District:

To the west; the town of Islington on route 80, to the East the town of Carbonear on route 70, to the North the town of Bay de Verde on route 70 and to the South the town of Marysvale on route 60, route 75 to the TCH and all the land and water area within these points.

The District polices an expansive area with a population of 37,675 people in 60 different communities ( Census 2006). This translates to 1345 residents per one police officer, one of the highest populations to police ratios in the province. The three largest communities which contain most if not all of the major amenities are; Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace, and Carbonear.

Staffing:

Trinity Conception District has:

  • 26 uniformed regular members (police officers)
  • Two plain clothes regular members (GIS)
  • Three district services assistants
  • Six Auxiliary Constables
  • One Police Dog Service

The District Commander (Staff Sergeant) and the Operations Non Commissioned Officer (NCO - Sergeant) work from the Harbour Grace Detachment. There are four team leader supervisors (Corporals) and 19 investigators (Constables) that are assigned zones to work in the district either out of the Harbour Grace office or Bay Roberts. The three district assistants work at the Harbour Grace Detachment. One district assistant works on average two days a week at the Bay Roberts Detachment.

There are two General Investigative Section (GIS) police officers (Corporal and a Constable) who work out of the Harbour Grace office. There is one full time community policing officer who works out of the Bay Roberts Office. The Community Policing officer is the coordinator for all programs delivered by police in the schools including; School Liaison, Community Policing Liaison, Drug Awareness, Victim Services and Aboriginal policing. There is one Police Dog Service Corporal who responds to detachment areas on the Avalon Peninsula, and has an office at the Bay Roberts Detachments.

The District is ideally situated only a one hour drive from St. John's which has all of the major amenities; hospitals, restaurants, shopping etc., that a person could want.

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Holyrood Grace

Holyrood Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 119
Holyrood, NL
A0A 2R0

The Avalon East District is located on the South east portion of the Avalon Peninsula. The primary detachments are Holyrood, Ferryland, Trepassey, and Bell Island.

Staffing:

The District consists of:

  • One district commander (Staff. Sergeant)
  • One district operations non commissioned officer (Sergeant)
  • Four general duty supervisors (Corporal)
  • One General Investigation Section (GIS) supervisor (Corporal)
  • 16 general duty constables
  • Five district assistants

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Clarenville

Clarenville-Bonavista District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
174 Trans Canada Highway
Clarenville NL A5A 1Y3
Telephone: 709-466-3211
Fax: 709-466-3214

Bonavista Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
335 Confederation Drive
P.O. Box 850
Bonavista NL A0C 1B0
Telephone: 709-468-7333
Fax: 709-468-1465

The district consists of two detachments, Clarenville and Bonavista. The RCMP in his district polices a geographical area of approximately 12,000 square kilometers.

The District has 21 uniformed police officers and three district assistants to serve a population of about 27,000 living in 77 communities. In addition there are three independent units housed in the Clarenville office. They are the Area Management Team East, a Forensic Identification Section consisting of two members, and a two-member Traffic Services Unit.

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Grand Falls - Windsor Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Trans. Canada Highway
P.O. Box 420
Grand Falls-Windsor NL
A2A 2J8
Telephone: 709-489-2121
Fax: 709-489-5733

Grand Falls - Windsor Detachment serves 17 communities including the Town of Grand Falls Windsor and the surrounding communities. Employees respond to over 4000 occurrences annually.

The Detachment is staffed with:

  • 25 police officers
  • 4 Detachment Assistants
  • RCMP Support Services which include 2 Forensic Identification Section Members and a Police Dog Unit
  • A contingent of auxiliary members
  • Gaol guards and matrons.

Detachment Mandate:

Investigate and enforce the various federal and provincial statutes such as Criminal Code, Highway Traffic Act, Liquor Control Act and Controlled Drug and Substances Act. Develop strategies and initiatives related to youth, organized crime, terrorism, international police services, and Aboriginal communities.

In keeping with our national objective of "Safe Homes, Safe Communities" the Detachment participates in and supports community-based Initiatives including Road Safety, crime prevention committees, ground search and rescue teams, a school liaison program and various programs and committees in the communities they service.

The Detachment has the support of specialized RCMP services within the province, such as Drug Section, Traffic Services, Forensic Identification Services, Major Crime Units, Polygraph Services, Violent Crime Linkage Analysis Services, Federal Enforcement Section, Police Service Dog Section, Communications, Property Management and Informatics Section.

On a national level the Detachment has access to Forensic Laboratory Services, Behavioural Science Services, Criminal Intelligence Services, Interpol, as well as numerous programs and services provided by the RCMP across Canada.

Grand Falls - Windsor Detachment provides policing services to the communities of:
Grand Falls - Windsor, Badger, Bishop's Falls, Botwood, Peterview, Northern Arm, Point Leamington, Leading Tickles, Glover's Harbour, Pleasantview, Phillip's Head, Point of Bay, Cottrell's Cove, and Fortune Harbour.

The combined population of these communities is approximately 25,000. The Detachment is organized into three teams of uniformed officers and a General Investigation Section (a team of plainclothes officers who undertake some of the more serious investigations).

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Buchans Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
3 Gilchrist Street
Buchans, NL
A0H 1G0
Telephone: 709-672-3944
Fax: 709-672-3577

Buchans RCMP Detachment came into existence in the 1950's. The unit is a one member detachment, situate 100 kilometers west of Grand Falls-Windsor, 72 kilometers from the TCH, on Route 370. The detachment polices three communities: Buchans, Buchans -Junction, and Millertown.

The area has a total population of approximately 900 residents. The main attraction is hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and ATV touring. The establishment of a mine, 26 kilometers from the town of Millertown, has generated an influx of commuters and residents to the local area for employment. Continuous mining exploration is ongoing. The core of amenities are located in Buchans i.e. the hospital, a K-12 school, liquor store, Sears, convenience stores, gas bar and hotel.

The Buchans RCMP member partners extensively with two Conservation Wildlife officers stationed at Millertown to conduct both inland and water patrols of the vast geographic area of the Buchans Detachment.

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Burgeo Detachment
P.O. Box 219
2 Church Road
Burgeo, NLA0N 2H0
Phone 709-886-2241
Fax 709-886-2815

Burgeo Detachment is classified as an Isolated Post and RCMP housing is available to all members.The nearest major center, Stephenville, is 180 km from Burgeo.This Detachment polices 4 communities - Burgeo, Ramea, Grey River and Francois with the latter three communities only accessible by boat (Provincial Ferry) or helicopter.Total population for the Detachmentapproximately 2250.



Burin Peninsula District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
87 McGettigan Blvd
P.O. Box 1240
Marystown, NL A0E 2M0
Telephone: 709-279-3001 (office)
Emergencies: 1-800-709-7267(RCMP)
Fax: 709-279-1781

General

Burin Peninsula District consists of detachments in Marystown and Grand Bank along with a satellite office in St. Lawrence.

The Burin Peninsula is situated in Southern Newfoundland. It consists of 42 communities with a population of approximately 23,000. It offers many amenities. The Golden Sands Park, located approximately 10 km from Marystown, attracts people from all over due to its sandy beach and camping/cottage facilities. As well, the towns of Burin and Grand Bank, two of Newfoundland's oldest communities, offer excellent museums relating to the history of these communities. Frenchman's Cove Park/golf course is an attractive feature that, likewise, appeals to many individuals. Moreover, many tourists pass through the area on their way to the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon via Fortune where the ferry operates.

The primary industries on the Burin Peninsula include the Cow Head Fabrication Facility which primarily provides employment in shipbuilding and petroleum based industries, and the Fishing industry. Other general employment opportunities on the Burin Peninsula consist of the various retail outlets, teaching, nursing, and social work positions, and government departments.

Burin Peninsula District:

  • Established in 1997
  • District's Detachments/Units:
    • Marystown Detachment (district office)
    • Grand Bank Detachment (community policing office)
    • St. Lawrence (a satellite office)
  • 3700 calls for service per year

The geographic challenges on the Burin Peninsula are somewhat unique to the District, as communities are spread out over great distances.

District Mandate

The District mandate presently involves addressing issues in the following areas:

  1. Youth
  2. Drug
  3. Traffic
  4. Break and Enters
  5. All Terrain Vehicles

Community Policing Programs

Alternative Measures Program

There are presently two active alternative measures committees within the District. The mandate of this program is to provide alternative resolutions to crime related behaviour of young persons and to allow rehabilitation of a young person without involving the court process. These committees consist of volunteers and partnerships between the police, health and community services and community members.

Auxiliary Policing Program

Burin Peninsula District has six auxiliary constable positions throughout the District. These positions are filled by volunteers from the communities and work closely with regular peace officers.

Burin Peninsula Ground Search and Rescue Team

The Burin Peninsula Ground Search and Rescue Team consists of volunteers from the communities within the District. The team has 20 active members and provides a valued service in relation to missing and lost persons.

Drug/Alcohol Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)

The D.A.R.E. program is active in several schools throughout the District. D.A.R.E. is a ten week program which was developed by experts and is designed to provide elementary students with the skills that they need to resist drugs, violence and gangs. A regular member who has been specifically trained for this program delivers the instruction in the schools in co-operation with the school administration and school board.

Crime Prevention Committee

The Crime Prevention Committee is comprised of members from the community and police personnel. This Committee works with the police in identifying crime trends in the community and seeking solutions to such issues. During this year, the committee has focussed on seat belt education and enforcement and a drug education initiative for school students.

Crime Stoppers Committee

The Crime Stoppers Committee is comprised of members from the community and police personnel who work together to solve various crimes throughout the communities.

Grand Bank Youth Center

The Grand Bank Youth Center is a facility that provides activities, guidance and educational information to youth. The center was born and championed by members of the RCMP from a desire in the community of Grand Bank to offer a place for youth to go to prevent them from hanging around the community and becoming involved in drug/alcohol abuse and other illegal activities.

Marystown Youth Crime Prevention Committee

The Marystown Youth Crime Prevention Committee consists of volunteer teens and police personnel who meet to discuss and seek resolutions to issues facing youth today enabling them to choose healthier lifestyles. This committee has strived to bridge the gap between the police and youth community.

School Liaison Program

The school liaison program affords police officers an opportunity to attend all schools throughout the district and develop a positive relationship with students and to partner with students and staff to address issues of concern.

School Breakfast Program

The school breakfast program provides opportunity for police officers to attend school and prepare breakfast for students.

Family Violence Resource Center

The family violence resource center is located in Grand Bank and provides information and education to the community as part of the safe home, safe communities initiative.

Burin Peninsula District Recruiting

This District has a dedicated officer whose mandate is to provide information for any persons interested in a career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Information sessions are held at the District Office on a regular basis. Persons interested in learning more about a career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police should call the District Office.

RCMP Road Reports

Burin Peninsula District has formed a partnership with our local radio station CHCM which allows members to deliver road reports twice daily and to offer helpful crime prevention tips to the listening audience. The program is very well accepted by members of the general public.

Senior Advisory Committee

This committee was developed in partnership with seniors and other stakeholders in the community to address issues of concern to senior citizens. Several presentations have been made to seniors addressing crimes which they may fall victim to.

In addition, members are actively involved in the community as leaders for youth groups, coaches for various sports, and as members of numerous committees and boards throughout the District.



Carmanville Detachment

Carmanville Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
37 Noggin Cove Road, PO Box 190
Carmanville, NL
A0G 1N0
Telephone: 709-534-2686
Emergencies: 1-800-709-7267(RCMP)
Fax: 709-534-2661

Carmanville Detachment is located within the town of Carmanville, just off Route 330.

The Detachment consists of three members, one corporal and two constables, as well as one part time public service employee.

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Channel-Port aux Basques Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
1 Trans Canada Highway
P.O. Box 820
Channel Port aux Basques, NL
A0M 1C0

Detachment establishment:

  • 1 Sergeant
  • 1 Corporal - Team Leader
  • 6 Constables
  • 1 Detachment Assistant

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Clarenville

Clarenville-Bonavista District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
174 Trans Canada Highway
Clarenville NL A5A 1Y3
Telephone: 709-466-3211
Fax: 709-466-3214

Bonavista Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
335 Confederation Drive
P.O. Box 850
Bonavista NL A0C 1B0
Telephone: 709-468-7333
Fax: 709-468-1465

The district consists of two detachments, Clarenville and Bonavista. The RCMP in his district polices a geographical area of approximately 12,000 square kilometers.

The District has 21 uniformed police officers and three district assistants to serve a population of about 27,000 living in 77 communities. In addition there are three independent units housed in the Clarenville office. They are the Area Management Team East, a Forensic Identification Section consisting of two members, and a two-member Traffic Services Unit.

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Cornerbrook

Corner Brook Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
78 Mount Bernard Ave.
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5E9
Telephone: 709-637-4433
Fax: 709-637-4432

The Corner Brook Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police reports to the district headquarters in Deer Lake. It has policing responsibilities for a primarily rural population in the outlying areas of the City of Corner Brook, one of three cities in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

This detachment houses the Area Management Team West, a Drug Section, Major Crimes Unit, Federal Enforcement Section, Forensic Identification Section, and Property Management.

Geographically the Detachment covers - North, Hughes Brook to Cox's Cove and South, Mount Moriah to Lark Harbour of Bay of Islands, Massey Drive, West to George's Lake and East to Boom Siding.

The detachment covers approximately 16 towns: Cox's Cove, Gilliams, Goose Arm, Hughes Brook, Humber Arm South, Humber Village, Irishtown - Summerside, Lark Harbour, Little Rapids, Massey Drive, McIver's, Meadows, Mount Moriah, South Brook - Hall's Bay, Steady Brook and York Harbour.

Staffing:

This detachment has:

  • A Sergeant
  • Eight Constables
  • One Detachment Assistant
  • Four Auxiliary Members

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Deerlake

Deer Lake Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
41 Old Bonne Bay Road
Deer Lake, NL
A8A 1X7

The Deer Lake Detachment was officially opened on June 28th, 2000. It is located in the western part of Newfoundland, along the Humber River about 50 km east of the city of Corner Brook.

This detachment has several functions, as it is home, Deer Lake Detachment and Traffic Services West.

Staffing:

  • One Sergeant, and two Detachment Assistants
  • Two corporals ( team leaders)
  • Nine constables

Traffic Services - Roving Traffic Unit:

  • One corporal
  • Four constables

One police officer from Deer Lake Detachment is assigned to work on the joint forces operation (street drug unit) with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

Deer Lake detachment members police:

  • The west side from the town of Pasadena to Sheffield Lake in the east
  • North to Wiltondale and south to the Gaff Topsails
  • Route 420 from Hampden to Great Harbour Deep
  • Route 420 which ends in the Community of Jackson's Arm and surrounding area

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Holyrood Grace

Holyrood Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 119
Holyrood, NL
A0A 2R0

The Avalon East District is located on the South east portion of the Avalon Peninsula. The primary detachments are Holyrood, Ferryland, Trepassey, and Bell Island.

Staffing:

The District consists of:

  • One district commander (Staff. Sergeant)
  • One district operations non commissioned officer (Sergeant)
  • Four general duty supervisors (Corporal)
  • One General Investigation Section (GIS) supervisor (Corporal)
  • 16 general duty constables
  • Five district assistants

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Flower's Cove Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 130
Flower's Cove, NL
A0K 2N0
Telephone: 709-456-2500
Fax: 709-456-2869

Establishment:one Corporal (Detachment Commander), two Constables, one part time Detachment Assistant.

Flower's Cove Detachment is classified as an Isolated Post, and RCMP housing is available to all members. The detachment polices twenty-two communities with a total population of approximately 5,000. The district headquarters is located in Port Saunders.

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Fogo Island Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
PO Box 208
Fogo, NL
A0G 2B0

Fogo Island Detachment is located in the center of Fogo Island on Highway 334. Three general duty members are posted on Fogo Island who share an office with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Policing duties include criminal code, provincial statue, and federal statute investigations. Fogo Island Detachment also offers several community policing-based initiatives to the public.

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Gander Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
450 James Blvd.
P.O. Box 366
Gander, NL
A1V 1W7
Telephone: 709-256-6841
Emergencies: 1-800-709-7267 (RCMP)
Fax: 709-256-6820

Gander Detachment, located at 450 James Blvd., on the road to the airport, consists of 38 employees, within various sections, such as Gander General Duty Detachment, Traffic Services Central, Federal Enforcement Section, Criminal Intelligence Section, Major Crimes Unit, Drug Section and PROS Management team members, along with Public Servants for these various units.

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Glovertown

Glovertown Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
15 Main Street Street
Glovertown, NL
A0G 2L0
Telephone: 709-533-2828
Fax: 709-533-2933

The RCMP patrols the area from Dover on Route 320 through Gambo to the Eastern end of Terra Nova National Park on the Trans-Canada Highway including Glovertown/Traytown and all of Eastport Peninsula as well as St. Brendan's Island.

There is one sergeant NCO I/C, five constables and one full time Public Service Employee. The detachment has three vehicles and two snowmobiles.

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Grand Falls - Windsor Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Trans. Canada Highway
P.O. Box 420
Grand Falls-Windsor NL
A2A 2J8
Telephone: 709-489-2121
Fax: 709-489-5733

Grand Falls - Windsor Detachment serves 17 communities including the Town of Grand Falls Windsor and the surrounding communities. Employees respond to over 4000 occurrences annually.

The Detachment is staffed with:

  • 25 police officers
  • 4 Detachment Assistants
  • RCMP Support Services which include 2 Forensic Identification Section Members and a Police Dog Unit
  • A contingent of auxiliary members
  • Gaol guards and matrons.

Detachment Mandate:

Investigate and enforce the various federal and provincial statutes such as Criminal Code, Highway Traffic Act, Liquor Control Act and Controlled Drug and Substances Act. Develop strategies and initiatives related to youth, organized crime, terrorism, international police services, and Aboriginal communities.

In keeping with our national objective of "Safe Homes, Safe Communities" the Detachment participates in and supports community-based Initiatives including Road Safety, crime prevention committees, ground search and rescue teams, a school liaison program and various programs and committees in the communities they service.

The Detachment has the support of specialized RCMP services within the province, such as Drug Section, Traffic Services, Forensic Identification Services, Major Crime Units, Polygraph Services, Violent Crime Linkage Analysis Services, Federal Enforcement Section, Police Service Dog Section, Communications, Property Management and Informatics Section.

On a national level the Detachment has access to Forensic Laboratory Services, Behavioural Science Services, Criminal Intelligence Services, Interpol, as well as numerous programs and services provided by the RCMP across Canada.

Grand Falls - Windsor Detachment provides policing services to the communities of:
Grand Falls - Windsor, Badger, Bishop's Falls, Botwood, Peterview, Northern Arm, Point Leamington, Leading Tickles, Glover's Harbour, Pleasantview, Phillip's Head, Point of Bay, Cottrell's Cove, and Fortune Harbour.

The combined population of these communities is approximately 25,000. The Detachment is organized into three teams of uniformed officers and a General Investigation Section (a team of plainclothes officers who undertake some of the more serious investigations).

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Harbour Breton

Harbour Breton Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
142 Canada Drive
P.O. Box 119
Harbour Breton, NL
A0H 1P0
Telephone: 709-885-2320
Fax: 709-885-2950

The Harbour Breton RCMP Detachment employs three police officers and one part time Detachment Assistant.

The Detachment provides policing service to fifteen communities along the south coast of Newfoundland, with a total population of approximately 3800 people. The Detachment area begins at Route 360 / Route 362 junction and continues south to the surrounding communities and the mass of country in between.

The Harbour Breton Detachment area includes: Harbour Breton, Hermitage, Sandyville, Seal Cove, Gaultois, McCallum, Belleoram, English Harbour, St Jacques, Mose Ambrose, Boxey, Coombs Cove, Wreck Cove, Renconte East and Pool’s Cove.

The RCMP in Harbour Breton works closely with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans the Provincial Conservation Office and other government agencies with respect to law enforcement duties.

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Harbour Grace

Trinity Conception District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Harbour Grace 709- 596-5014
Bay Roberts 709-786-2118
P.O. Box 550
# 140 Cathedral St.
Harbour Grace, NL
A0A 2M0

Trinity Conception District consists of two Detachments, Harbour Grace and Bay Roberts.

The geographic boundaries of the District:

To the west; the town of Islington on route 80, to the East the town of Carbonear on route 70, to the North the town of Bay de Verde on route 70 and to the South the town of Marysvale on route 60, route 75 to the TCH and all the land and water area within these points.

The District polices an expansive area with a population of 37,675 people in 60 different communities ( Census 2006). This translates to 1345 residents per one police officer, one of the highest populations to police ratios in the province. The three largest communities which contain most if not all of the major amenities are; Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace, and Carbonear.

Staffing:

Trinity Conception District has:

  • 26 uniformed regular members (police officers)
  • Two plain clothes regular members (GIS)
  • Three district services assistants
  • Six Auxiliary Constables
  • One Police Dog Service

The District Commander (Staff Sergeant) and the Operations Non Commissioned Officer (NCO - Sergeant) work from the Harbour Grace Detachment. There are four team leader supervisors (Corporals) and 19 investigators (Constables) that are assigned zones to work in the district either out of the Harbour Grace office or Bay Roberts. The three district assistants work at the Harbour Grace Detachment. One district assistant works on average two days a week at the Bay Roberts Detachment.

There are two General Investigative Section (GIS) police officers (Corporal and a Constable) who work out of the Harbour Grace office. There is one full time community policing officer who works out of the Bay Roberts Office. The Community Policing officer is the coordinator for all programs delivered by police in the schools including; School Liaison, Community Policing Liaison, Drug Awareness, Victim Services and Aboriginal policing. There is one Police Dog Service Corporal who responds to detachment areas on the Avalon Peninsula, and has an office at the Bay Roberts Detachments.

The District is ideally situated only a one hour drive from St. John's which has all of the major amenities; hospitals, restaurants, shopping etc., that a person could want.

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Holyrood Grace

Holyrood Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 119
Holyrood, NL
A0A 2R0

The Avalon East District is located on the South east portion of the Avalon Peninsula. The primary detachments are Holyrood, Ferryland, Trepassey, and Bell Island.

Staffing:

The District consists of:

  • One district commander (Staff. Sergeant)
  • One district operations non commissioned officer (Sergeant)
  • Four general duty supervisors (Corporal)
  • One General Investigation Section (GIS) supervisor (Corporal)
  • 16 general duty constables
  • Five district assistants

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New Wes Valley

New-Wes-Valley Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
37 Circular Road
Pound Cove, NL
A0G 3S0

The New-Wes-Valley Detachment encompasses seven community areas along Route 320, the Kittiwake Coast, which include: Centreville-Wareham-Trinity, Indian Bay, Greenspond, New-Wes-Valley, Cape Freels, Lumsden and Deadman's Bay.

There are two Constables, one Corporal, and a Public Service Employee

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Bay St. George

Bay St. George District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
40 Oregon Drive
Stephenville, NL
A2N 3M3
Telephone: 709-643-2118
Fax: 709-643-9393

Bay St George Detachment office is located in the Town of Stephenville. The Detachment serves 59 communities and covers a large geographic area including the Port au Port Peninsula, Bay St. George South and the Towns of Stephenville and Kippens.

RCMP Establishment

  • 1 Staff Sergeant (District Commander)
  • 1 Sergeant (Operations NCO)
  • 4 Corporals (Team Leaders)
  • 1 Corporal i/c GIS
  • 22 Constables (20 for detachment and 2 for GIS)
  • 1 Police Dog Services Member (Corporal)
  • 4 Public Servants (Detachment Assistance)
  • Traffic Services (West) Two (2) constables

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Placentia

Placentia Detachment
Mounted Police
District Commander
P.O. Box 160
Placentia, NL
AOB 2YO
Telephone: 709-227-2000
Fax: 709-227-7468

Whitbourne

Whitebourne Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 130
Whitbourne, NL
AOB 3KO
Telephone: 709-759-2600
Fax: 709-759-2045

District calls for service:

Placentia-Whitbourne District members respond to approximately 2500 calls for service annually. The nature of the investigations handled by district members is wide ranging. Examples include crimes against persons, incidents such as assaults, the investigation of motor vehicle accidents as well as a wide variety of property offences such as break and enters, thefts and property damage. Investigations and the enforcement of the provincial liquor laws and drug enforcement under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act are also handled regularly by the members of Placentia-Whitbourne District.

Community policing initiatives:

Placentia -Whitbourne District practices the community based policing model and uses the problem-oriented policing approach to combat community concerns. The district is actively engaged in a strategic policing approach to improve service delivery to the people who reside in the 40 communities within the district.

District members are very active in school programs and interact regularly with town council officials in the communities. Each district member is assigned as a liaison to both a school and a town council for associated duties and responsibilities. In this way the local residents of a particular school or town council have a direct link with the RCMP and as a result the membership is more involved in the life of each community. Numerous community policing / crime prevention initiatives have also been created in Placentia-Whitbourne District, including D.A.R.E., Halloween Patrol, Operation Child Find, and a community safety bulletin program which involve police bulletins posted on the community television channels regarding general safety tips.

Community policing initiatives for the Placentia - Whitbourne District

DARE program:

The Drug Abuse Resistance Program is being taught at the majority of grade five and six students in the district. Including - St. Anne's Academy - Dunville, Fatima Academy - St. Brides, Holy Family Elementary - Chapel Arm, Whitbourne Elementary - Whitbourne and St. Edward's Elementary - Placentia.

Child Identification Program

All kindergarten students in the Placentia area have been fingerprinted for child identification.

Seniors and Youth: Working together to reduce crime

This initiative was started in October of 2004 by the Placentia RCMP, the P4 Youth Center, and Placentia Area Crime Prevention Committee and other partners. The program was developed and a submission was sent into the National Crime Prevention Center - Community Mobilization Program. Funding of $6200.00 was received in July of 2005 for the initiative. Planning of events involving both youths and seniors was started with the first event being an afternoon tea held in September 2005. This initiative was aimed at bridging the gap between seniors and youth in the community. Many events have taken place with above average attendance. All partners have been pleased at the success of the initiative so far.

Victim Services

Placentia-Whitbourne members meet with victim services regularly in order to provide the best service possible to victims of crimes, witnesses or any other members of the community that may be affected by an incident.

Crime Prevention Committees

The Placentia area has a Crime Prevention committee which includes an RCMP liaison member. The committee works with communities and youth to stop crime in the area and develop initiatives to protect people from crime.

School Liaison Officers

Each member of the Placentia - Whitbourne District is a liaison officer with a school in the area. Members attend their school and do various presentations. In the past, topics such as bullying, bike safety, RCMP as a career choice, and ATV regulations have all been presented to various grades in the schools in the area.

Town Council Liaisons

Each member of the Placentia - Whitbourne District is a liaison officer with a town council in the area. Members attend town council meetings to discuss any police related issues that may have arisen within the community.

Seniors Abuse Liaisons

A member from each detachment area is a liaison for the seniors in that area. This member works with seniors' groups and provides assistance with any inquiries. They also give seminars on elder abuse and how seniors can protect themselves from being victims of fraud.

Weekly Media Report

Placentia-Whitbourne District provides a weekly media report to the local paper - The Charter. This report includes recent crimes that have been committed and court results.

District description:

Placentia-Whitbourne District was formed in 1997 and involved the amalgamation of the jurisdictions of the former Placentia and Whitbourne Detachments. Today the district still includes an RCMP office in the communities of Placentia and Whitbourne. The district has 17 employees. They include the district commander (staff-sergeant), who is based out of the Placentia office, an operations NCO (sergeant), two teams - leaders/ supervisors (corporals), 11 investigators (constables), and two district-assistants (public service employees).

Placentia - Whitbourne District jurisdiction includes most of the southwester region of the Avalon Peninsula on the island portion of Newfoundland & Labrador. This jurisdiction includes the western coastline and waters of St. Mary's Bay, the eastern coastline and waters of Placentia Bay, an area that is well known in this province as "The Cape Shore." The northern portion of district jurisdiction includes the head of Trinity Bay and the southeastern coastline and waters of Trinity Bay. District jurisdiction extends westward to cover most of the Isthmus of Avalon and borders Clarenville-Bonavista District, and shares jurisdictional boundaries with Avalon East and Trinity-Conception Districts to the east. In total, 40 small communities are located within the Placentia-Whitbourne District jurisdiction, with a combined resident population of approximately 15,000 people.

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Port Saunders Detachment

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 99
Port Saunders, NL
A0K 4H0
Telephone: 709-861-3555
Fax: 709-861-3140

Establishment:One Sergeant (Detachment Commander for Port Saunders), four Constables and one full time Detachment Assistant.

Port Saunders Detachment is classified as an Isolated Post, and RCMP housing is available to all members. The detachment polices twelve communities with a total population of approximately 5,000.

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Rocky Harbour Detachment

Rocky Harbour Detachment
NCO i/c Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 70
Rocky Harbour, NL
A0K 4N0
Telephone: 709-458-2222
Fax: 709-458-2007

Establishment:One Corporal (Detachment Commander), four Constables, one full time Detachment Assistant, one Auxiliary Constable.

Rocky Harbour Detachment is classified as a Limited Duration Post, and RCMP housing is available to all members. The detachment polices eighteen communities including all areas of Gros Morne National Park and Berry Hill campgrounds, with a total population of approximately 4,400. The district headquarters is located in Port Saunders.

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Roddickton Detachment

Roddickton Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 159
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0
Telephone: 709-457-2468
Fax: 709-457-2647

Establishment:One Corporal (Detachment Commander), two Constables, one part time Detachment Assistant.

Roddickton Detachment is classified as an Isolated Post, and RCMP housing is available to all members. The detachment polices seven communities with a total population of approximately 6,000. The district headquarters is located in Port Saunders.

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Springdale

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
169 Little Bay Road
P.O. Box 190
Springdale NL
A0J 1T0
Telephone: 709-673-3864
Fax: 709-673-4300

The RCMP Detachment is located in the Town of Springdale, which is approximately 100 km west of Grand Falls-Windsor and 180 km east of Corner Brook. The detachment area has 18 communities with a total population of approximately 10,000. The six police officers and one support staff are responsible for Federal, Provincial and Municipal investigations. Emphasis is placed on crimes against persons, property offences, drug offences and police community related activities.

Community programs:Members of the Springdale office are actively involved in community initiatives. Such as a crime prevention committee, a school liaison program, seniors liaison and coaching various sports involving youth.

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Bay St. George

Bay St. George District
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
40 Oregon Drive
Stephenville, NL
A2N 3M3
Telephone: 709-643-2118
Fax: 709-643-9393

Bay St George Detachment office is located in the Town of Stephenville. The Detachment serves 59 communities and covers a large geographic area including the Port au Port Peninsula, Bay St. George South and the Towns of Stephenville and Kippens.

RCMP Establishment

  • 1 Staff Sergeant (District Commander)
  • 1 Sergeant (Operations NCO)
  • 4 Corporals (Team Leaders)
  • 1 Corporal i/c GIS
  • 22 Constables (20 for detachment and 2 for GIS)
  • 1 Police Dog Services Member (Corporal)
  • 4 Public Servants (Detachment Assistance)
  • Traffic Services (West) Two (2) constables

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St. Anthony Detachment

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 117
St. Anthony, NL
A0K 4S0
Telephone: 709-454-3543
Fax: 709-454-3457

Establishment:One Corporal (Detachment Commander), three Constables, one full time Detachment Assistant, one Auxiliary Constable.

St. Anthony Detachment is classified as an Isolated Post, and RCMP housing is available to all members. The detachment polices eighteen communities with a total population of approximately 7,300. The district headquarters is located in Port Saunders.

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Holyrood Grace

Holyrood Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 119
Holyrood, NL
A0A 2R0

The Avalon East District is located on the South east portion of the Avalon Peninsula. The primary detachments are Holyrood, Ferryland, Trepassey, and Bell Island.

Staffing:

The District consists of:

  • One district commander (Staff. Sergeant)
  • One district operations non commissioned officer (Sergeant)
  • Four general duty supervisors (Corporal)
  • One General Investigation Section (GIS) supervisor (Corporal)
  • 16 general duty constables
  • Five district assistants

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Springdale

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
135 Main Street, PO Box 400
Twillingate, NL
A0G 4M0

Twillingate Detachment is located in the iceberg capital of the world, on Twillingate Island.

The Detachment has four members, three constables and a corporal.

The detachment serves approximately 5000 people living on Twillingate Island and New World Island.

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Placentia

Placentia Detachment
Mounted Police
District Commander
P.O. Box 160
Placentia, NL
AOB 2YO
Telephone: 709-227-2000
Fax: 709-227-7468

Whitbourne

Whitebourne Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 130
Whitbourne, NL
AOB 3KO
Telephone: 709-759-2600
Fax: 709-759-2045

District calls for service:

Placentia-Whitbourne District members respond to approximately 2500 calls for service annually. The nature of the investigations handled by district members is wide ranging. Examples include crimes against persons, incidents such as assaults, the investigation of motor vehicle accidents as well as a wide variety of property offences such as break and enters, thefts and property damage. Investigations and the enforcement of the provincial liquor laws and drug enforcement under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act are also handled regularly by the members of Placentia-Whitbourne District.

Community policing initiatives:

Placentia -Whitbourne District practices the community based policing model and uses the problem-oriented policing approach to combat community concerns. The district is actively engaged in a strategic policing approach to improve service delivery to the people who reside in the 40 communities within the district.

District members are very active in school programs and interact regularly with town council officials in the communities. Each district member is assigned as a liaison to both a school and a town council for associated duties and responsibilities. In this way the local residents of a particular school or town council have a direct link with the RCMP and as a result the membership is more involved in the life of each community. Numerous community policing / crime prevention initiatives have also been created in Placentia-Whitbourne District, including D.A.R.E., Halloween Patrol, Operation Child Find, and a community safety bulletin program which involve police bulletins posted on the community television channels regarding general safety tips.

Community policing initiatives for the Placentia - Whitbourne District

DARE program:

The Drug Abuse Resistance Program is being taught at the majority of grade five and six students in the district. Including - St. Anne's Academy - Dunville, Fatima Academy - St. Brides, Holy Family Elementary - Chapel Arm, Whitbourne Elementary - Whitbourne and St. Edward's Elementary - Placentia.

Child Identification Program

All kindergarten students in the Placentia area have been fingerprinted for child identification.

Seniors and Youth: Working together to reduce crime

This initiative was started in October of 2004 by the Placentia RCMP, the P4 Youth Center, and Placentia Area Crime Prevention Committee and other partners. The program was developed and a submission was sent into the National Crime Prevention Center - Community Mobilization Program. Funding of $6200.00 was received in July of 2005 for the initiative. Planning of events involving both youths and seniors was started with the first event being an afternoon tea held in September 2005. This initiative was aimed at bridging the gap between seniors and youth in the community. Many events have taken place with above average attendance. All partners have been pleased at the success of the initiative so far.

Victim Services

Placentia-Whitbourne members meet with victim services regularly in order to provide the best service possible to victims of crimes, witnesses or any other members of the community that may be affected by an incident.

Crime Prevention Committees

The Placentia area has a Crime Prevention committee which includes an RCMP liaison member. The committee works with communities and youth to stop crime in the area and develop initiatives to protect people from crime.

School Liaison Officers

Each member of the Placentia - Whitbourne District is a liaison officer with a school in the area. Members attend their school and do various presentations. In the past, topics such as bullying, bike safety, RCMP as a career choice, and ATV regulations have all been presented to various grades in the schools in the area.

Town Council Liaisons

Each member of the Placentia - Whitbourne District is a liaison officer with a town council in the area. Members attend town council meetings to discuss any police related issues that may have arisen within the community.

Seniors Abuse Liaisons

A member from each detachment area is a liaison for the seniors in that area. This member works with seniors' groups and provides assistance with any inquiries. They also give seminars on elder abuse and how seniors can protect themselves from being victims of fraud.

Weekly Media Report

Placentia-Whitbourne District provides a weekly media report to the local paper - The Charter. This report includes recent crimes that have been committed and court results.

District description:

Placentia-Whitbourne District was formed in 1997 and involved the amalgamation of the jurisdictions of the former Placentia and Whitbourne Detachments. Today the district still includes an RCMP office in the communities of Placentia and Whitbourne. The district has 17 employees. They include the district commander (staff-sergeant), who is based out of the Placentia office, an operations NCO (sergeant), two teams - leaders/ supervisors (corporals), 11 investigators (constables), and two district-assistants (public service employees).

Placentia - Whitbourne District jurisdiction includes most of the southwester region of the Avalon Peninsula on the island portion of Newfoundland & Labrador. This jurisdiction includes the western coastline and waters of St. Mary's Bay, the eastern coastline and waters of Placentia Bay, an area that is well known in this province as "The Cape Shore." The northern portion of district jurisdiction includes the head of Trinity Bay and the southeastern coastline and waters of Trinity Bay. District jurisdiction extends westward to cover most of the Isthmus of Avalon and borders Clarenville-Bonavista District, and shares jurisdictional boundaries with Avalon East and Trinity-Conception Districts to the east. In total, 40 small communities are located within the Placentia-Whitbourne District jurisdiction, with a combined resident population of approximately 15,000 people.

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