About Sidney/North Saanich RCMPWelcome to the Sidney/North Saanich RCMP Detachment Website.
The Sidney North Saanich Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is located in the Town of Sidney on the Saanich Peninsula, approximately 25 km's from Victoria, British Columbia.
Our policing area includes:
- The Town of Sidney.
- The District of North Saanich.
- Four First Nations Communities (Tsartlip, Pauquachin, Tseycum, and Tsawout).
- Willis Point (within the Capital Regional District).
- A Provincial area consisting of 55 islands and a 55 kilometer section of international border with the United States.
Our community is a transportation hub that houses the Victoria International Airport, BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal, and Washington State Ferries with service to Anacortes USA. Approximately 10.5 million people pass through these facilities annually.
Our detachment consists of 31 RCMP officers and 8.5 civilan support staff. In addition to the General Duty Patrol Section, officers are assigned to Municipal Traffic Services, First Nations Policing, School Liason/Community Policing, and General Investigations.
Our detachment also has an active Auxiliary Constable Program consisting of 16 dedicated volunteers who contribute hundreds of volunteer hours in the community each year. These volunteers provide community policing services including home security checks, personal safety seminars, scooter safety presentations, and program delivery to local elementary school children.
The detachment is also complemented with several other volunteers in the areas of Speed Watch, Victim Services, Citizens On Patrol, and Restorative Justice.
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