Police Alternatives

Written by Kris on
Police Alternatives

When we hear about #defundthepolice some people think that means no more police, but what it’s asking for, is police reform – most notably to resolve the systematic racism and unaccountable brutality. There are many other alternatives to calling the police, and that’s the intention of this post – let’s highlight some of the other alternatives to calling the police for those who might be better trained to deal with the specific situation:

These number are not intended to replace 9-1-1. If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1.


Victim of crime:

Neighbourhood/Community Policing Centres (CPCs):

Bicycle Theft:

Find the appropriate alternative service to police service:



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