RCMP

In an Emergency call 9-1-1
RCMP Complaint Line (24 hours) 403-938-4202
RCMP Administration Line (regular officer hours) 403-995-6400

RCMP Crime map

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is Canada’s national police force at the federal level and is contracted to do both provincial and municipal policing in Alberta.  The RCMP is the municipal police service in Okotoks and is responsible for enforcing the Criminal Code, Federal and Provincial Statutes, as well as the Town's bylaws.

The Okotoks detachment provides 24 hr policing and consists of a Staff Sergeant, Sergeant, 4 Corporals, 19 Constables and 10 support staff.  The detachment includes four watches and a General Investigation Section with a Crime Reduction Unit to provide policing services.  

The Okotoks Detachment supports, and is involved in, several community based programs to enhance community safety including Victims Services, Citizens on Patrol, Rural Crime Watch, Drug Alcohol Resistance Education, and the Observer Program.

Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Checks

The Okotoks RCMP detachment will provide Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector (VS) checks to local (Okotoks or De Winton) residents only. These checks are provided for various purposes such as: employment, adoption, international travel, volunteer work, citizenship, name change, student placement or to obtain a record suspension (formerly pardon).

In order to obtain a certified Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector check, you will be required to follow certain steps and pay the associated fees. The fees for Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Checks are set out in the Town of Okotoks Fees, Rates and Charges Bylaw which is updated annually.

Please Note: all fees must be paid by exact cash only; there is no debit or credit payment option available at this time.

Criminal Record Checks take between one (1) to three (3) weeks to process and LiveScan (electronic fingerprinting) requests can take up to six (6) months for processing.

Applicants are required to produce two (2) pieces of valid ID:

  1. one must be photo ID with a local address (eg: Alberta Identification Card or driver’s license)
  2. the second can be an Alberta Personal Health Card, Social Insurance Number, Canada Passport, or Birth Certificate.
Sun: Closed
Mon - Wed: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: Closed
  • For Emergencies Call: 9-1-1
    RCMP Complaints (24 hours) : 403-938-4202