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What are the Costs for Animal Licences and Other Animal Services?
What is the Process & Cost for Fingerprinting?
Where can I find information on Criminal Record Checks?
Where do I go to Pay my Yellow Violation Ticket?
Where do I go to Pay my Bylaw Ticket?
What hours are the Grande Prairie Detachment open?
How do I apply for a Pardon?
What should I do if I've been in a Motor Vehicle Collision?
How do I Contact the Officer In Charge of my file?
How do I report crimes or supply information to the police anonymously?
What are Citizens On Patrol?
What is the Phone Number for the Grande Prairie RCMP?
Q: What are the Costs for Animal Licences and Other Animal Services?
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Q: What is the Process & Cost for Fingerprinting?
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Civil Fingerprinting By Appointment Only (LIVESCAN)

As of March 19, 2013 civil fingerprinting will be completed by appointment only at the Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment. Fingerprints will be completed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. You must contact the Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment switchboard at 780-830-5701 to make an appointment. If you do not have an appointment, fingerprints for civil purposes will not be taken.

These requests include fingerprints for:

  •  Criminal Record Checks 
  •  Pardons 
  • Waivers 
  • Citizenship Applications
  • Name Changes 
  • Employment

If you are required by law (ie. Conditions of Release or Court Order) to attend the RCMP Detachment for fingerprints you still must do so as per the order, you do not require an appointment. 

Any type of payment is accepted and please be at your appointment 15 minutes prior to being fingerprinted.

Q: Where can I find information on Criminal Record Checks?
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The process for Police Information Checks is currently under review.
Q: Where do I go to Pay my Yellow Violation Ticket?
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Yellow violation tickets may be paid at any Registry Office or Provincial Court.  you must bring the ticket with you when making a payment.  You may also pay the ticket using the internet by following the instructions on the website http://www.finepayment.gov.ab.ca.  There will be a service fee applied at the Registry Office or if you the website.

You can also mail in your payment (by cheque, money order, or credit card).  Do not send cash.

If paying by credit card, fill out the appropriate section on the back of your ticket.  If paying by cheque or money order, please write the ticket number on the back.  Ticket payments must be in Canadian funds and be made payable to: Minister of Finance.

Include both your ticket and your payment means and forward them to:

Provincial Court of Alberta
Court House
10260-99 Street
Grande Prairie, AB  T8V 2H4

Q: Where do I go to Pay my Bylaw Ticket?
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Parking tickets and other bylaw violation tickets can be paid in any of the following ways:

  • by phoning Grande Prairie Enforcement Services: (780)830-5790
  • at the Front Counter of the RCMP Detachment located at 10202-99 Street, Grande Prairie, AB
  • at the RCMP satellite office at the Eastlink Centre, #10 Knowledge Way, Grande Prairie, AB
  • at the Front Counter of City Hall located at 10205-98 Street, Grande Prairie, AB
  • payments can be dropped off in the City Hall Night Deposit Box
  • online at the Muniportal
Q: What hours are the Grande Prairie Detachment open?
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The Grande Prairie RCMP detachment's front counter is open Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The RCMP's satellite office at the Eastlink Centre is open Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Q: How do I apply for a Pardon?
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In order to apply for a pardon, you must have been convicted of a federal offence as an adult and it must be at least three years since you have completed your sentence.

Note: "Completed your sentence" means that you have paid all fines, costs, surcharges, and made restitution or compensation, and completed any order of probation, conditional sentence, and incarceration (which includes parole and statutory release).

Please note that the following information is also available at the front counter of the Grande Prairie Detachment, as part of the complete Pardon Application Guide.  You can also contact the National Parole Board at 1-800-874-2652 for help with applying for a pardon or visit their website to download a copy of the complete Pardon Application Guide, including detailed instructions for its completion.

Q: What should I do if I've been in a Motor Vehicle Collision?
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Immediately following a motor vehicle collision, it is important to ensure that all involved persons have been taken care of, - injuries are tended to and any emergency personnel or tow trucks have been called.

The drivers of all involved vehicles are lawfully required to exchange information; including: name, address, driver's licence number, valid vehicle registration, and insurance.

A collision must be reported to the RCMP in any of the following situations:

  • Total combined damage resulting from the collision exceeds $2,000.00
  • Any person was injured in the collision
  • There was damage to any public property as the result of the collision
  • The collision in question was a "Hit and Run"

Drivers do not need to call the police immediately, except under the circumstances listed below.  Rather, they should attend a police detachment, preferably in the jurisdiction where the collision occurred, within one week of the collision in order to complete a Motor Vehicle Collision Statement.  At that time, the driver(s) will be required to present their driver's license, insurance, registration and a damage estimate.  Once this is completed, they will be provided with a copy of the Motor Vehicle Collision Statement and the RCMP file number for insurance company claims.

The police must be called to the scene of a collision for any of the following situations:

  • A serious injury or death has occurred as the result of the collision
  • Traffic control is required
  • A criminal offence has been committed (i.e. Impaired Driving, Fail to Stop, etc.)
  • One of the involved parties is unwilling or unable to provide the required information
Q: How do I Contact the Officer In Charge of my file?
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All officers can be reached by calling the RCMP General Inquiries Line(780-830-5701) during regular office hours and asking for the officer by name.  If the officer is not currently in the detachment building, you will be forwarded to his or her private voice mail.

If you are calling outside of normal business hours and you know the officer's voicemail box number, call (780)830-5797, enter the voicemail box number at the prompt, followed by the # key, and you will be forwarded to his or her private voicemail.

Q: How do I report crimes or supply information to the police anonymously?
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You can contact Crime Stoppers by phoning 1-800-222-TIPS(8477). 

For more information on Crime Stoppers, including statistics on the program and information on their Board of Directors, please visit their website.

Q: What are Citizens On Patrol?
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The purpose of the Citizens On Patrol (COP) program is for dedicated community volunteers to be of assistance to the police by deterring crime or observing and reporting any possible criminal activity within the area in which they reside. The Patrol was not designated to replace the regular police, but operates under the direction of the RCMP to be an extra set of "eyes and ears" to assist and allow police to direct their focus to other areas of potential crime.

Q: What is the Phone Number for the Grande Prairie RCMP?
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Please refer to Contact Information page.