Crime Prevention Programs

Richmond RCMP Crime Prevention Programs educate the public with information on effective ways to prevent and reduce crime and promote public awareness of crime prevention.

Auxiliary Program

The RCMP Auxiliary Program strengthens community and police partnerships by providing trained volunteers with the opportunity to perform a variety of authorized activities that enhance community policing and crime prevention initiatives. For more information, please visit Auxiliary Program

Block Watch

Block Watch is a free, community-based, crime prevention program aimed at helping residents organize their neighbourhoods to help prevent crime in the community. For more information, please visit Block Watch

Business Link

This program's focus is to educate businesses in crime prevention strategies to help reduce crime. To receive email alerts of neighbourhood commercial break and enters and our crime prevention newsletter, register your business name and address at For more information, please visit Business Link

Community Safety App

The City of Richmond’s Community Safety app builds on the partnership between police and public, and allows residents and businesses to play an active and vital role in keeping Richmond safe by being connected, informed and engaged. For more information, please visit Community Safety App

Criminal Activity Maps

Richmond RCMP Criminal Activity Map show where recent property crimes have occurred in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. This information is distributed to raise awareness and help educate property owners on crime prevention techniques. For more information, please visit Criminal Activity Map


DARE is a prevention education program that provides a pro-active approach to a global substance abuse problem. It is a co-operative effort between the community, the schools and the Police. For more information, please visit D.A.R.E. BC Society

Home Security Checks

Richmond RCMP offers homeowners a free Home Security Check to help protect their homes. Members and/or volunteers trained in crime prevention through environmental design will assess your current security methods and will give you a written report with suggestions on how to target harden your home to make it more secure. You will be asked for your name, birth date and Driver's License number for the purpose of an RCMP security background check before an appointment is scheduled. To request a Home Security Check, please call 604-207-4829.

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Project 529

Project 529 is fast becoming the best way to register your bike and utilize technology to assist in its recovery should it ever become stolen. Registration is very simple and can be managed through a smart phone app. We now offer registration at any of our Community Policing Offices (CPO) throughout Richmond and offer it at many of the community functions that we attend. This service is provided at *no-cost*. Registration is not available at the main Richmond RCMP Detachment. No appointment is required.

Restorative Justice

This program is coordinated by Touchstone Family Association, and operates two models conferencing: 1) Community Justice Forum and 2) Community Accountability Panel.

For more information, see the Youth Section.

Youth Section

Richmond RCMP Youth Section balances their time between education and enforcement. Youth officers are assigned to high schools and deal with files involving students at school during school hours or to/from school.

For more information, see the Youth Section.

Youth Intervention

To provide assessment, counselling and/or referral services to youth (17 years and younger) referred by RCMP officers who have been identified by actual or potential conflict with the law.

For more information, see the Youth Section.

Victim/Witness Services

Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services provides crime victims, witnesses and their families, and those who are experiencing a trauma with professional, supportive, and timely assistance to lesson the impact of crime and trauma. For more information, please visit Victim/Witness Services

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are an integral component in the successful delivery of community policing services. For more information, see Volunteer Opportunities

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