Policing Services

Policing in the Municipality of the County of Pictou is provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

The RCMP is the Canadian national police service and an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada. The RCMP is unique in the world since it is a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body. They provide a total federal policing service to all Canadians and policing services under contract to the three territories, eight provinces (except Ontario and Quebec), approximately 198 municipalities and, under 172 individual agreements, to 192 First Nations communities.

The RCMP in Pictou County is committed to community-based policing and works in partnership with the municipality and residents to ensure their needs are met.

Local Detachments:

In an emergency call..... 9-1-1

General Enquiries Pictou County Detachment - Pictou Office........485-4333

General Enquiries Pictou County Detachment - Stellarton Office.....755-4141

For service in French..... No Charge......Dial 1 800 440-1323

Hearing and Speech Impaired (TTY) non-emergency.....1 866 297-7554