Policing & Enforcement

In an emergency, every second counts.

Call 9-1-1 in an emergency where you need fire, police or ambulance services.

Sturgeon County peace officers and the RCMP provide bylaw enforcement and policing services to the area and its citizens.

Bylaw/Peace Officers

Peace officers patrol communities and respond to complaints. Enforcement Services ensures County bylaws – such as the Animal Control bylaw, Dog Control bylaw, Regulation of Traffic bylaw and Community Standards bylaw – are followed by residents, businesses and visitors.

Enforcement Services also enforces provincial legislation, such as the Traffic Safety Act and the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. This includes educating and issuing violations for speeding, seat belt infractions, and vehicle weights and dimensions.

Peace officers respond to a variety of complaints, including the following:

  • animal control
  • parking
  • school or playground zones
  • unsightly or nuisance properties
  • noise
  • off-highway vehicles
  • development compliance


The RCMP are responsible for responding to and investigating all criminal matters, including the following:

  • vehicle collisions
  • theft and home invasions
  • drug-related crimes
  • organized crimes
  • economic crimes such as counterfeiting and credit card fraud

RCMP can help you with fingerprinting, getting a criminal record check or vulnerable sector check, and reporting a collision.

Various RCMP detachments serve Sturgeon County.

RCMP Crime Map

Sturgeon County is committed to neighbourhood development, including responsive policing.

Knowing the real picture of neighbourhood crime reported to the RCMP is the first step in doing something about it. Neighbourhood crime is more than just numbers; it’s about knowing where crime is happening.

To report a tip or suspicious activity, contact your nearest RCMP detachment. During an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

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