Town of Canmore

RCMP - Who do I Call?

Make the right call

Wildlife complaints should be directed to Fish & Wildlife Dispatch at 1.800.642.3800


Call this number only when urgent police, fire, or ambulance service is needed (24 hours).

We urge you to call 911 when:

  • You believe someone is in imminent danger
  • You believe a specific crime is happening
  • You believe something is suspicious

RCMP Complaint Line 403.678.5516

Call this number 24 hours a day to report new or recent crime. 

(For non-urgent situations, visit the RCMP office during regular office hours listed below). 

  • Break-ins or thefts where the suspect is gone
  • Suspicious vehicle, person or activity
  • Non-urgent cases where immediate police attendance is not crucial
  • Driving complaints

RCMP Administration Line at 403.678.5519

Call between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday for:

  • Information requests, investigation inquiries, general inquiries

Attend the RCMP Detachment in-person to:

Report a crime that happened some time ago

Report a motor vehicle collision where: 

  • Damage to involved vehicles is over $2000 combined, or
  • A driver or passenger sustained an injury related to the collision, or
  • The collision was a hit and run

To report vehicle collision, ensure you have your driver’s licence, the vehicle insurance, and registration

Bylaw Enforcement at 403.678.4244

Call this number between 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for:

  • Abandoned vehicles
  • Pet and domestic animal control
  • Lost and found items
  • Construction noise
  • Parking complaints
  • Noise complaints

You can also e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (note this email is only monitored Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.). More information can be found at Bylaw Services

Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS)

Call Crime Stoppers or use their online reporting software if you want a confidential means to report anonymously. Crime Stoppers is an independent not-for-profit organization that works with law enforcement agencies. 


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