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RCMP Musquodoboit Harbour Detachment

P.O. Box 280
Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia B0J 2L0
Telephone #: 902-244-7208/ 1-800-803-7267
Fax #: (902) 889-3133

General Description

The Musquodoboit Harbour office of Halifax District Detachment serves the areas of Musquodoboit Harbour , Porters Lake , Chezzetcook, Ship Harbour , and Jeddore.

With a population of almost 16,000 people, these bedroom communities of Halifax/Dartmouth are located on the province’s Eastern Shore.


The Musquodoboit 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 criminal code cases make up the majority of the workload. Members also carry out Community Policing and Youth Liaison initiatives.

There is a community office located in Porter's Lake.

The area consists of the following Municipal Districts:

  • District 1 ( Eastern Shore / Musquodoboit Valley )
    • Councillor Steve Streatch
  • District 3 (Preston/Lawrencetown/ Cheezetcook)
    • Councillor David Hendsbee