Police-based Victim Services

Victim Services, working in partnership with the Salt Spring RCMP, offers a variety of services to victims of crime and people dealing with other traumatic events.

The Salt Spring RCMP Victim Services provides the following services:

  • Emotional support, practical assistance and referrals;
  • Information about the criminal justice system and protective measures, including the Protection Order Registry;
  • Updates on the status of the police investigation and justice proceedings;
  • Assistance with applications for the Crime Victim Assistance Program;
  • Court orientation, support and assistance with Victim Impact Statements;
  • Follow-up regarding registering for notification of the offender’s release from custody.

The Victims of Crime Act gives you the right to receive information on:

  • Victim services available;
  • Financial assistance and benefits for victims of crime;
  • How the criminal justice system works;
  • The status of the investigation, court outcomes and the administration of the offender’s sentence;
  • Your rights to privacy.

Access To Service

Referrals may be made through the investigating RCMP member, other community agencies, or assistance can be obtained by contacting Victim Services directly.


Salt Spring RCMP Detachment
401 Lower Ganges Road
Salt Spring Island, BC
V8K 2V4

Phone:  (250) 537-0372
Fax:       (250) 537-1631

Email:   Email Victim Services