Port Coquitlam has two Community Police Stations that are operated in conjunction with Coquitlam RCMP and offer a variety of community-based programs and services.
Staffed by volunteers, the stations are places where people can get help reporting minor offenses or learn about crime prevention and community safety. The stations do not provide emergency services.
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Services provided at the two Community Police Stations include:
- Responding to routine enquiries from the public
- Taking non-emergency police reports for minor incidents such as lost and found property
- Documenting non-emergency crime reports:
- lost/found/stolen property
- drugs, and
- general complaints.
- Operating crime-prevention programs such as:
- Bike and foot patrols
- Operation Identification (engraving of personal belongings)
- Child ID
- Providing information on topics such as:
- ICBC’s auto theft programs
- Fraud and identity theft
- Senior safety
- Coquitlam RCMP’s Block Watch program
- Collecting police information checks
- Attending community events for outreach and education
- Spearheading new initiatives to address public safety issues
- Providing information about graffiti removal and coordinating the Wipe Out Graffiti program for businesses.
Interested in helping make Port Coquitlam even safer? Volunteers are always needed for a variety of front-counter and outreach programs.
We’ll find the right fit for you:
- Front counter public assistance
- Eyes and ears foot or bike patrol
- Distracted driving awareness
- Participation in public safety initiatives and special events
- Graffiti removal and community clean-ups
- Leadership roles within their programs
Volunteers must be at least 16 years old, have no criminal record, and pass an RCMP security and suitability interview.
How to Start
- Download the application and submit to:
Downtown Community Police Station
2581 Mary Hill Road
Port Coquitlam BC V3C 4X3
- Complete an intake interview and police information check (free)
- Attend an orientation & get trained
Bike Patrol – Volunteer Opportunity
Looking to make a difference in your community? Can you ride a bike? Do you have at least a few hours available per week?
Then the Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam Community Police Stations are looking for you! A Bike Patrol Group of volunteers act as an extra set of eyes and ears for the RCMP with the responsibility to “observe, record, and report”. Applicants must be 16 years or older, and pass a basic security clearance.
Equipment and training will be provided however basic biking skills are required. Please pick up an application at either our Downtown or Northside Community Police Station.
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