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The City of Grande Prairie is committed to our citizens public safety and overall well-being. Our public safety strategy has our RCMP, Enforcement Services and Crime Prevention working closely together to build a stronger and more connected community. 

For any of our public safety efforts to be effective we need your participation. See below to find out how you can help make a difference. 

What is the RCMP responsible for? RCMP

The Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment is responsible for keeping public order and investigating criminal offences. This entails the enforcement of the Criminal Code of Canada, Federal statutes, such as the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, as well as Provincial statutes such as the Traffic Act. 

When should I call the RCMP?

Dial 780-830-5700 for all non-emergency calls. You should only call 9-1-1 when an immediate police response is required. 

Non-emergency calls include:
  • Reporting a crime that has already been committed and no suspects are present (vehicle or home break-in, vandalism, fraud, etc.)
  • Reporting suspicious activity 
  • Reporting a missing person
  • Reporting suspected drug activity 

Why should I Report Crime? 

By sharing information you have about a crime that has been or may be committed, you can help the police solve crimes and prevent future crimes from taking place. Read more on why reporting crime is everyone's responsibility here. 



What is Enforcement Services responsible for?ES 2015

The City of Grande Prairie Enforcement Services works closely with and under the direct supervision of the Grande Prairie RCMP. The role of Enforcement Services is to raise awareness and ensure compliance with City Bylaws and select Provincial Statutes.

When should I call Enforcement Services? 

Residents should contact Enforcement Services for the following concerns: 

What is Crime Prevention? Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention is committed to educating and inspiring individuals and communities to recognize, address and reduce crime. Crime Prevention is proud to partner with the RCMP and Enforcement Services to keep our community safe and connected. 

There are numerous programs under the umbrella of Crime Prevention for citizens to use as support or get involved with, including the following: 

 

How Can I Make A Difference? 

  • Grande Prairie & District Victim Services - a team of trained staff who provide information, support, and referrals to persons in the Grande Prairie area who have been a victim of crime or have experienced a tragedy.
  • Citizens on Patrol - a program that offers a chance for dedicated community volunteers to act as extra eyes and ears for the police, observing and reporting any possible criminal activity in the area(s) they are patrolling.
  • Auxiliary Constable Program - a volunteer program intended to enhance community based policing and provide an opportunity for citizens to participate in law enforcement on an organized basis.

 

Get Involved Today. Connected Communities are Safe Communities. 


 

 

Last updated: 7/16/2015 1:14:30 PM