Victim/Witness Services

Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services
Non emergency: 604-207-4799
Emergency: 9-1-1

Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services

The Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services offered by the City of Richmond and Richmond RCMP is to 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.

Referrals to Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services are typically made by the Richmond RCMP officer on scene; however individuals can self-refer to the program by contacting the Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services. Staff are available to assist victims by providing emotional support, information and referrals and assist with Victim Impact Statements and Crime Victim Assistance forms.

Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services provides support to individuals for all types of crimes in the city of Richmond which have been reported to Police.

Richmond RCMP Victim/Witness Services staff are available to assist individuals by providing emotional support, information and referrals to assist in lessening the effects of crime and trauma.

The "Four Pillars Approach" of Victim Services

Practical Assistance

  • Emergency transportation
  • Victim Impact Statements
  • Crime Victim Assistance Application Program
  • Emergency accommodations
  • Victim Notification
  • Assist police with Next of Kin Notifications
  • Liaison between Crown Council, Police and Victims
  • Liaison between Public Health Agencies and School District
  • safety planning


  • Status of police investigation
  • About the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminal Court updates
  • Criminal Court accompaniment
  • Criminal Court orientation
  • Release Conditions
  • Accessing information for Civil matters

Emotional Support

  • Crisis Intervention
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • On-going support and follow up
  • Group debriefings


  • Professional accredited counselling
  • To advocacy and specialized support groups
  • Crime Prevention
  • Other Police agencies
  • Public Trustee
  • Family Justice Centre

Types of Incidents

  • Assault
  • Break and Enters
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic assault
  • Homicide
  • Robbery
  • Sudden death
  • Suicide
  • Criminal harassment
  • Industrial accident
  • Motor Vehicle accidents
  • Drowning
  • Missing Persons
  • Other traumatic incidents

Crime Victim Assistance Program

  • CVAP is a financial benefits program offered by the Ministry of Public Safety and the Solicitor General to assist victims, immediate family members and witnesses in dealing with the effects of violent crime. CVAP may help to offset financial loss and assist in recovery from injury. CVAP is part of a network of victim service programs throughout BC. For more information visit: or call 604-660-3888.

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We welcome inquiries, please phone 604 207-4799.