Lower Sackville Detachment
711 Old Sackville Road
The Lower Sackville Detachment has approximately 65 Members and 45 volunteers who deliver policing services to the area 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, the detachment has two RCMP members dedicated to Community Policing and three full-time School Liaison Officers.
The Lower Sackville Detachment serves the areas of Lower, Middle and Upper Sackville, Beaver Bank, Fall River, Waverley, and the area surrounding the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The area is bordered by Highway 102 and Highway 101. The Sackville River runs through the community.
With a population of almost 53,000 people, many residents commute to Halifax and Dartmouth.
The Lower Sackville Detachment also has two RCMP Community Policing offices located in Beaver Bank and Fall River. These offices are staffed by volunteers and used by the community and RCMP members to host meetings, provide information and build partnerships between the police and the public. For additional information, please contact the Lower Sackville Detachment.
The Lower Sackville Detachment works to ensure community needs are met through collaboration with local residents to develop local policing priorities. The RCMP Lower Sackville Detachment priorities for 2011/2012 include:
Members ofthe Lower Sackville Detachment participate in numerous community events including Remembrance Day, Community Parades, Canada Day celebrations as well as youth programs such as Stetsons and Spurs.
Our Community Policing Officers spearhead a number of policing programs such as Citizens on Patrol, Operation Hawkeye, Safe Senior Police Academy and Shred-a-Thons. They also assist in our community policing offices.
Lower Sackville'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.