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Crest. © 2005 Halifax Regional Police
Leading and partnering
in our community
to serve and protect.

Leading and Partnering in our Community to Serve and Protect. © 2005 Halifax Regional Police
Contact Halifax Regional Police


Halifax Regional Police

1975 Gottingen Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3J 2H1



To report a crime, call the appropriate number listed below.

Reports cannot be accepted via email. 

Service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


When immediate action is required: someone's health, safety or property is in jeopardy or a crime is in progress.

Examples: Assaults, break and enters, fights, gunshots, vehicle accidents with injuries, robberies.

Please DO NOT call 9-1-1 for any non-emergency matters. When in doubt, call 490-5020.

Built-in TTY/TDD for the hearing impaired


Non-emergency Dispatch

When you need an officer to come to the scene but it's not an emergency.

Examples: Driving complaints in progress, noise complaints in progress, historical sexual assaults.                                             








Incident Reports

Filing a report that doesn't require an officer to come to the scene.

Examples: Theft, thefts from vehicles, mischief/property damage, fraud, driving complaints not in progress, lost/found property.

902-490-5016 or on-line

General Inquiries

902-490-5016 - to report web & email related child pornography complaints

Detention (Prisoner Inquiries) 902-490-5023
Duty Officer in Charge (Watch Commander) 902-490-5028
Service Monday to Friday (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Accident Inquiries 902-490-5146
Criminal Records Check 902-490-5016
Lost and Found 902-490-5232
Record Services 902-490-5126
Seized Vehicle Inquiries 902-490-5109
Summons Office 902-490-5349
Victim Services 902-490-5300
Divisional Offices

Central Division (Peninsular Halifax)

Halifax Shopping Centre (map)


East Division (Dartmouth)

7 Mellor Avenue, Dartmouth (map)


West Division (Mainland South & North, Bedford)   
15 Convoy Run, Bedford (map)

Executive Offices

Office of the Chief of Police



Administrative Services
Human Resources 902-490-5405
Media Relations 902-490-5154
Professional Standards (complaints against Police) 902-490-4127
Public Relations 902-490-5063
Recruiting Section 902-490-5413
Training Section 902-490-5345
Specialized Investigative Services
Drug Unit 902-490-5130
Fraud Unit 902-490-1985
Major Crime Unit 902-490-5333
Vice Unit 902-490-5333
  • For time-sensitive inquiries call 902-490-5016
  • E-mail general inquiries to: Contact HRP
    Incident Reports cannot be accepted via e-mail. Visit our On-line Incident Reporting System to report crimes not in-progress such as thefts and property damage.
  • E-mail employment inquiries to: Recruitment


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