Report a Crime / Graffiti

How to Report a Crime

Coquitlam RCMP Non-Emergency Line: 604.945.1550


When to call the non-emergency line

The Coquitlam RCMP non-emergency line is for any situation except an emergency.

Examples of non-emergency calls for police:

  • A crime has been committed but there are no suspects at the scene & no immediate danger to people or property (e.g., vehicle or property break-in discovered after-the-fact, a fraud).
  • An on-going or chronic criminal activity where suspects are not currently at scene (e.g., vandalism, drug deals).


When to call 9-1-1

9-1-1 is for emergencies ONLY

An emergency is when lives are in danger, a serious crime is in progress or police are needed immediately.

Examples of 9-1-1 calls for police:

  • An immediate threat to a person or property (e.g., shots fired).
  • A serious crime is in-progress or has just happened & a suspect may still be on scene (e.g., a drug deal or a robbery).

More information:

How to Report Graffiti

Graffiti on private property in Port Coquitlam


Graffiti on public property in Port Coquitlam


Graffiti vandalism in progress

  • 9-1-1