The Cape Breton Regional Police Service (CBRPS) provides policing for all communities within the CBRM and all areas of Cape Breton County, serving a total of 106,000 people across a geographic area of 2,500 square kilometres.
The CBRPS was formed through the amalgamation of the CBRM in 1995, bringing together officers and services from the former individual police forces of Sydney, North Sydney, Sydney Mines, Glace Bay, New Waterford, Dominion and Louisbourg into one regional police service. Later, in 2000, the CBRPS also took over policing duties for rural areas of Cape Breton County.
In 2007, the CBRPS was chosen to police the Membertou First Nation, which is located within the CBRM, employing a collaborative and interactive approach to policing to meet the specific needs of that community.
The CBRPS takes great pride in its community-based approach to policing and values the role that community partners play in the balance between enforcement and prevention. The CBRPS is committed to working with the people it serves towards achieving a shared goal of building safe and healthy communities.
The Cape Breton Regional Police Service – “Serving With You, For You”.