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Serving With You - For You

We serve and protect for safe and healthy communities through leadership, partnerships and engagement and we believe in maintaining law and order through: ethics and professionalism, accountability and transparency, inclusion and diversity, and collaboration and community spirit.


Welcome to the website of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service. Through the information available here, citizens can gain an understanding of who we are and what we do.


The CBRPS employs 200 officers and 30 civilian staff members. In addition to regular Patrol officers, the service has nearly 15 different specialized sections and teams, making it one of the few full-service police agencies in the province.

Our number one priority is to provide the best possible police protection we can in the name of public safety. We maintain a strong focus on both enforcement and crime prevention to ensure safe and healthy communities across the CBRM. Our service is known and well-respected for our community policing model of service delivery where partnerships play a valuable role our ability to create and maintain safe communities.

Our police service gets its strength from the cooperation and support of our community, and we know you are vital to our continued innovation and progress. We measure our activities, and hold ourselves accountable to the community we serve - it's about honesty and trust, education and awareness and a shared vision for community health and safety.

Police have a vital role to play in public safety, but we can't do it alone. We welcome the opportunity to work with and for this community of communities.