Call 911 - for concern for personal safety and for crimes in progress.
Your call will be answered by a 911 operator who will direct your call to police, fire or ambulance. It is very important to state your emergency clearly and to verify the location from which you are calling.
For Non-Emergency call 250-995-7654 - for events not in progress. (weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Be advised the Victoria Police Department will NOT respond to reports of crime or calls for service via email or by fax.
Good when not requiring a police officer to attend such as a wallet stolen out of car. As well as for returning stolen items, the police would like to have this information as the police department is a statistics driven organization - they allocate funds accordingly.
The mobile VicPD app connects all VicPD channels into one application, including notifications when a child goes missing in Victoria or Esquimalt, reporting a crime where the suspect is unknown and the loss is less than $5000 and to stay connected with all VicPD’s social media notifications - Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Pinterest & Soundcloud.
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers - 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) for anonymous reporting.
The BC Drug & Poison Information Centre
1-800-567-8911 - or call 911
SafeWalk Phone Number
Call 250.686.3715 to arrange for a security guard to meet you at a specific City parkade and accompany you to your vehicle. You can also request this service of a security guard in person at any City parkade. Learn more.
Lost & Found Pets
BC SPCA - Animal Cruelty Hotline - 1-855-622-7722
FLED - Finding Lost & Escaped Dogs
FLEC - Facebook Page - Finding Lost Cats
ROAM - 1-778-977-6260 - or - 1-778-977-6265
- City Of Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt
Major Emergencies Or Disaster
Vic-Alert is a notification service to inform residents, businesses, those who work or play downtown, and visitors in the event of major emergencies or disasters that may impact them such as severe weather, power outages, tsunami, missing children or vulnerable population, and local incidents that affect specific areas of Victoria.