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Cole Harbour Detachment

Détachement de Cole Harbour de la GRC

Cole Harbour Detachment

1171 Cole Harbour Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B2V 1E6

Phone: 902-244-7208
Fax: 902-426-4185

Our Detachment

The Cole Harbour Detachment has approximately 50 Members and 35 volunteers who deliver policing services to the Cole Harbour area 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, the detachment has two regular members dedicated to Community Policing and two full-time School Liaison Officers.

Our Community

The Cole Harbour Detachment is located on the eastern end of Halifax Regional Municipality, in Dartmouth, with a population of approximately 25,000. The Detachment serves the areas of Cole Harbour, Forest Hills, Eastern Passage, Westphal, North and East Preston, Lake Loon, Cherry Brook, Lake Echo, Lawrencetown and surrounding areas. 

Cole Harbour also has RCMP Community Policing offices located in Eastern Passage and North Preston which are used by the community and police to host meetings, provide information and build partnerships. For more information, please contact the Cole Harbour Detachment.

Our Priorities

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The Cole Harbour Detachment works to ensure local needs are met by collaborating with the community to develop local policing priorities. The RCMP Cole Harbour detachment priorities include:

Road Safety, with a focus on:

  • education
  • strategic enforcement (based on the analysis of crime trends)
  • awareness, with the goal of reducing serious/fatal collisions and distracted drivers

Cyber Crime, with a focus on:

  • education
  • improving public awareness on emerging trends
  • prevention through partnerships with the business community

Crime Prevention/Reduction, with a focus on:

  • analyzing crime data leading to the strategic deployment of policing resources
  • the Hybrid Hub model (a community-led, evidence-based, intervention model for youth)
  • reducing property crimes and crimes against persons

Community Contributions

Members ofCole Harbour Detachment participate in numerous community events including Remembrance Day, Community Parades, Canada Day Celebrations, Cole Harbour Harvest Festival and Eastern Passage Days.

Our Community Policing officers spearhead a number of programs including Feed the Students at Cole Harbour Place. Cole Harbour's School Liaison officers work closely with students from the 25 schools in the area. Programs such as Drugs Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), internet safety and anti-bullying are introduced to children through these officers.

Please contact the Detachment if you require RCMP participation in an upcoming event in your community.

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