Police services in White Rock are provided by the White Rock detachment of the RCMP. The detachment is a fully equipped police station with front counter staff present during business hours. The Surrey RCMP Operational Communications Centre provides emergency 911 calls, as well as dispatching services off site.
The detachment is led by a Detachment Commander, Operations NCO, and Support Services Manager.
Frontline policing is divided into four watches, each with a Corporal in charge and responding to the majority of the approximately 7,000 annual calls for service, traffic enforcement and proactive policing initiatives. A two-member GENERAL INVESTIGATION UNIT handles most complex or sensitive investigations.
Community Response Team (CRT)
A two-member CRT provides a broad mandate of services and support to the community. Duties such as, project-based investigations, school liaison, traffic enforcement, community engagement and a variety of youth-based initiatives, such as anti-bullying and social media awareness are part of their work.
They investigate matters that are the subject of repeated calls for service, ongoing offences or issues requiring a focused approach to identify contributing factors that can be addressed through education and crime prevention techniques. They are also responsible for implementing drug trafficking and property crime reduction initiatives.
Community Policing services provides a number of crime prevention programs such as, Speed Watch, Block Watch, Fraud Awareness, and Lock Out Auto Crime. This service has an active group of 30 Community Policing volunteers who help to deliver and promote these programs, and is led by a Municipal Crime Prevention Coordinator.
RCMP Support Services
The RCMP support services staff provides access to services such as, Crime Prevention, Victim Services, Criminal Record Checks, Civil Fingerprinting, and various crime reporting. They specialize in areas of Administration, Community Policing/Crime Prevention, and Victim Services.