RCMP Pouce Coupe Community Policing

DAWSON CREEK RCMP

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
1230-102nd Avenue
Emergency Calls Only: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: 250-784-3700

RCMP ONLINE CRIME REPORTING TOOL

RCMP CANADA WEB SITE

The Dawson Creek RCMP Detachment polices an area of approximately 6,000 square miles that includes the City, Pouce Coupe, Rolla, Arras, Farmington and Kelly Lake. The members of the Dawson Creek Detachment are committed to making Dawson Creek a safe community. RCMP Members are also involved in the community through many programs such as:

DARE – Drug Abuse Resistance Education

This program emphasizes drug identification and the harmful effects of drugs and alcohol. The DARE trained officers teach children the skills to recognize and resist pressures that cause them to experiment with drugs, alcohol, gangs and violence. This program is in great demand in the elementary schools and there are currently two officers that teach this program.

Community Policing

The Community Policing officer organizes community groups to assist the Detachment in crime prevention.  The following community groups have formed the South Peace District Crime Prevention Association:

Crimestoppers

This group consists of six residents that raise money to pay for information that leads to the arrest and resolution of a crime

Crimestoppers Site 

 

Citizens on Patrol

This group patrols the City Friday and Saturday nights and inform the police of any suspicious activity in the community.

Rural Crime Watch

These volunteers patrol the rural area and act as eyes for the police in these areas.

Speedwatch

This group concentrates on reducing speeding in selected areas of the City.  They use a radar gun and display board to inform citizens of their speed.

Block Parents

This group provides a safe refuge for children in distress.  They have marked their homes with a sign in the window and parents are encouraged to teach their children to recognize these homes as a place to go when in danger. There are currently about 100 homes in the City with the Block Parent sign.

Block Parent Program of Canada 

Business Watch

This group lets other businesses in the City know about people who are passing bad cheques, counterfeit money or are caught stealing from their stores. This group has been very successful in helping the police catch criminals before they leave the City.

Police Based Victim Services

This group provides services to victims of crime or to anyone in crisis, like family problems or community emergencies. They also help victims through the court system and with the preparation of restraining orders and peace bonds.

Online Crime Reporting

Residents and business owners from across the Dawson Creek region, with a valid email address, are able to use the Online Crime Reporting Tool using their computers, smart phones or tablets to report a crime that meets the following criteria:

You can use Online Crime Reporting if:
  • You have lost something that costs less than $5000
  • Someone has stolen something from you that costs less than $5000
  • Someone has vandalized your property or vehicle and it will cost less than $5000 to repair it
  • The crime happened within the jurisdiction of the Dawson Creek RCMP
  • You want to report a Driving Complaint (refers to general poor driving such as speeding, distracted driving, or failing to follow road signs or signals) that is not in progress.
You cannot use Online Crime Reporting if:
  • There is a witness or suspect (this restriction does not apply to Driving Complaints)
  • There are lost or stolen items involving personal identity, firearms, licence plates or decals
We will need your:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Phone number
    • Email

Click here to be directed to the Online Crime Reporting tool.

The Pouce Coupe Community Policing Office opened officially August 27, 2020. It is located at 5012 49th Street in the Pouce Coupe Fire Hall. There will be officers in the building and on patrol in Pouce Coupe as they are available. This will go a long way to protect our residents and business in the Village as well as rural areas. Phone calls will be accepted from callers at the Dawson Creek Detachment.

RCMP Online Crime Reporting Tool 

Councilors Marlene Hebert and Donna White hold the ribbon while Mayor Michetti and S. Sgt. Damon Werrell cut the ribbon. PRRD Area D Director Leonard Hiebert was also in attendance August 27, 2020 for the opening of the office.