Public Safety

This page provides links to various public safety organizations around Prince Rupert. Information on the Ambulance, Police and Fire Departments, 911 Dispatch Centre, and Hospital are within.

911 Dispatch Centre

The 911 Dispatch Centre, located in the Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department since 2004, answers all 911 calls made in the Prince Rupert and Port Edward area. The 911 Dispatch Centre is manned 24 hours a day seven days a week by four dedicated full time dispatchers working rotating 12 hour shifts.

Fire Department

The Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department currently consists of a Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, 4 shift Captains and 14 career Fire Fighters.

Police Department

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body. It is an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada.

Ambulance Services

The ambulance service in Prince Rupert is provided by the British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) which is a public ambulance service in BC under the authority of the Emergency Health Services Commission of the provincial Ministry of Health.