Contact Us

Halifax Regional Police Headquarters
1975 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2H1

E-mail general inquiries to: Contact HRP and employment inquiries to: Recruitment. For time-sensitive general inquiries call 902.490.5016, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Incident Reports cannot be accepted via e-mail. Visit our Online Crime Reporting System to report certain crimes not in-progress such as thefts and property damage.


Service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Emergency: 911

When immediate action is required: someone's health, safety or property is in jeopardy or a crime is in progress. In-progress is defined as currently happening, the suspect may still be in the area and/or the victim may still be in danger.

Examples: Assaults, robberies, break and enters, fights, gunshots, vehicle accidents with injuries, suspected impaired drivers, someone is in the process of stealing your vehicle.

Please DO NOT call 911 for any non-emergency matters. If you aren’t sure if your situation is a 911 emergency it is best to call and let the experts decide whether help needs to be sent or not. Built-in TTY/TDD for the hearing impaired is available on all 9-1-1 emergency calls.

Non-emergency Dispatch: 902.490.5020 or 902-490-7252 (TTY)

When an officer is required to come to the scene but it's not an emergency.  

Examples: Driving complaints in progress, noise complaints in progress, historical sexual assaults.


Incident Reports and General Inquiries: 902.490.5016

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed statutory holidays.

Filing a report that doesn't require an officer to come to the scene. You can also report online

Examples: Theft, thefts from vehicles, mischief/property damage, fraud, lost/found property.

Other inquiries or incidents

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: 1.888.495.8501: to report frauds and scams where you haven't been a victim. If you’ve lost money or provided personal information as a result a scam, you should file a report with the Financial Crime Unit by calling 902.490.5016. to report online sexual exploitation of children

Detention (prisoner enquiries): 902.490.5023

Service Monday to Friday

(8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated)
Inquiries Phone number
Inquiries Phone number
Criminal Record Check (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) 902.490.5016
Lost and Found Property 902.490.5232
Record Services 902.490.5126
Seized Vehicles
Motor Vehicle Collisions 902.490.3868
Victim Services 902.490.5300
Access to Information 902.490.3202

Divisional Offices

Location Phone number
Location Phone number
Central Division (Peninsular Halifax): 1975 Gottingen Street, Halifax 902.490.6166
East Division (Dartmouth): 7 Mellor Avenue, Dartmouth 902.490.5171
West Division (Mainland North & South, Bedford): 15 Convoy Run, Bedford 902.490.5200

Executive Offices

Offices Phone number
Offices Phone number
Office of the Chief of Police 902.490.6500
Facsimile 902.490.5038

Administrative Services

Sections Phone numbers
Sections Phone numbers
Human Resources 902.490.1492
Media Relations 902.490.5154
Professional Standards (compliments for/complaints against an officer) 902.490.4127
Recruiting Section 902.490.5413
Training Section 902.490.5345

Criminal Investigation Division

Division Phone number
Division Phone number
Drug Unit/ Guns and Gangs Unit/Internet Child Exploitation Unit/
Missing Persons/Vice Unit/High Risk Enforcement Action Team
Financial Crime Unit 902.490.1985
General Investigation Section 902.490.5180
Homicide Unit/Sexual Assault Investigative Team/Cold Case Unit 902.490.5333