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Halifax Regional Police Headquarters
1975 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Incident Reports cannot be accepted via e-mail. Visit our Online Crime Reporting System to report certain crimes not in-progress such as thefts and property damage.
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. In-progress is defined as currently happening, the suspect may still be in the area and/or the victim may still be in danger.
Examples: Assaults, robberies, break and enters, fights, gunshots, vehicle accidents with injuries, suspected impaired drivers, someone is in the process of stealing your vehicle.
Please DO NOT call 911 for any non-emergency matters. If you aren’t sure if your situation is a 911 emergency it is best to call and let the experts decide whether help needs to be sent or not. Built-in TTY/TDD for the hearing impaired
Non-emergency Dispatch: 902.490.5020 or 902-490-7252 (TTY)
When an officer is required 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 and General Inquiries: 902.490.5016
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed statutory holidays.
Filing a report that doesn't require an officer to come to the scene. You can also report online.
Examples: Theft, thefts from vehicles, mischief/property damage, fraud, driving complaints not in progress, lost/found property.
Other inquiries or incidents
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: 1.888.495.8501: to report frauds and scams where you haven't been a victim. If you’ve lost money or provided personal information as a result a scam, you should file a report with the Financial Crime Unit by calling 902.490.5016.
Cybertip.ca: to report online sexual exploitation of children
Detention (prisoner enquiries): 902.490.5023
|Criminal Record Check (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)||902.490.5016|
|Lost and Found Property||902.490.5232|
|Motor Vehicle Collisions||902.490.3868|
|Access to Information||902.490.3202|
|Central Division (Peninsular Halifax): 1975 Gottingen Street, Halifax||902.490.5686|
|East Division (Dartmouth): 7 Mellor Avenue, Dartmouth||902.490.5171|
|West Division (Mainland North & South, Bedford): 15 Convoy Run, Bedford||902.490.5200|
|Office of the Chief of Police||902.490.6500|
|Professional Standards (compliments for/complaints against an officer)||902.490.4127|
Drug Unit/ Guns and Gangs Unit/Internet Child Exploitation Unit/
Missing Persons/Vice Unit/High Risk Enforcement Action Team
|Financial Crime Unit||902.490.1985|
|General Investigation Section||902.490.5180|
|Homicide Unit/Sexual Assault Investigative Team/Cold Case Unit||902.490.5333|