The District of Highlands policing is supplied by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) West Shore Detachment.
The West Shore RCMP provide a number of programs and volunteer opportunities available including:
Auxiliary Constable Program - commitment of 160 volunteer hours each year to help support strategies to address the cause of, or reduce the fear of, crime and disorder
D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) - education program aimed at educating children in grades five and six about alternatives to drug and alcohol use.
Keep In Touch (K.I.T.) - program created to support seniors living alone
Neighborhood Watch - community-based crime prevention program. Contract 250-391-3327 for more information.
Restorative Justice - provides an alternative to sending people to court. Contract 250-391-3327 for more information.
Speed Watch - designed to help reduce speed-related crashes by making drivers more aware of the actual speed they are traveling.
Greater Victoria Police Victim Services - provides victims of crime and trauma with information and emotional support in a confidential setting. Visit this website for more information.
W.I.T.S. Program - this program is designed to give younger children Grade K to Grade Five the information they need to make safe and positive choices when faced with situations involving threats, violence or aggressive behavior. Visit this website for more information.