The British Columbia, Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) compels police and other justice system personnel to support victims of crime and trauma. Specifically, VOCA compels police to provide all victims with general information and, upon request, more detailed case specific information.

Police based Victim Service Programs, operating within 85 RCMP Detachments in “E” Division, assist members to provide support to victims of crime and trauma, helping them to fulfill their statutory obligations under VOCA.

Service Disruption Due to Wildfire Evacuation

The current wildfire situation is causing Victim Services Program delivery disruptions in many communities throughout “E” Division.

In the absence or availability of local detachment victim services personnel, “E” Division Community Policing Services is requesting that members please re-direct victims to contact Victim Link BC at 1-800-563-0808.

Victim Link BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual service available across BC and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Victim Link BC can be accessed by calling or texting 1-800-563-0808 or by sending an email to: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca

Victim Link provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support and provides service in up to 150 languages. Victim Link has access to a network of community, social, health, justice and government resources. They also provide information on the justice system, relevant federal and provincial legislation and programs, crime prevention, safety planning, protection order registry and other resources as needed.

If you have any further questions or require additional assistance, please contact:

A/Victim Services Director,
Community Policing Services (CPS)
RCMP, “E” Division

A PDF copy of this notice can be downloaded here