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RCMP Cole Harbour Detachment

1171 Cole Harbour Rd
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2V 1E8
Telephone #: 902-244-7208/ 1-800-803-7267

General Description

The Cole Harbour office of Halifax District Detachment serves the areas of Cole Harbour , Eastern Passage, Westphal, Preston , Lake Echo and Lawrencetown.

Two of Dartmouth ’s busiest streets, Main and Portland , go through this district, linked by the Forest Hills Parkway . With a population of approximately 50,000 people, Cole Harbour is located on the eastern end of HRM, near Dartmouth . Portland Street runs between Dartmouth and Cole Harbour and is heavily used by commuters.  

We also have three Community Policing offices in this are located in North Preston, Lake Echo and Eastern Passage.



The Cole Harbour office of Halifax District Detachment enforces Criminal Code, Liquor Control Act, Motor Vehicle Act, Federal Statutes pertaining to drug enforcement and a variety of Provincial Statutes and Municipal By-Laws. Break and enters, collisions, and other criminal code cases make up the majority of the workload.  

The Cole Harbour area is serviced by the Halifax District “Watch System.”. These members are available to other offices within the Halifax District Detachment and others can receive assistance from the Cole Harbour office.

The area consists of the following Municipal Districts:

  • District 3 ( Preston / Lawrencetown/Chezzetcook)
    • Councillor David Hendsbee
  • District 4 ( Cole Harbour )
    • Councillor Lorelei Nicoll
  • District 8 (Woodside/ Eastern Passage)
    • Councillor Jackie Barkhouse