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RCMP Tantallon Detachment

1 Eleanor Lane
Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia B3Z 1H3
Telephone #: 902-244-7208
Fax #: (902) 826-3110

General Description

The Tantallon office of the RCMP Halifax District Detachment serves the areas of Tantallon, Timberlea, Lakeside , Beechville, Prospect Road and area, Peggy’s Cove, Hammonds Plains, Head of St. Margaret’s Bay, and Sambro.

With a population of approximately 36,000 people, many of the residents of this area located to the southwest corner of Hammonds Plains, travel Hwy 103 to work in Halifax or Dartmouth .


The Tantallon office of the 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 rank as most of the workload.

There are community offices in BLT and Prospect.

The area consists of the following Municipal Districts:

  • District 23 (Hammonds Plains/ St. Margaret’s)
    • Councillor Peter Lund
  • District 22 (Timberlea/Prospect)
    • Councillor Reg Rankin