Celebrate National Police Week with Nova Scotia RCMP (Event list)

 From May 14 to 20, the RCMP will celebra­te National Police Week by hosting a var­iety of public events featuring our peop­le, services and equ­ipment.


Art Contest – WANTED: Young Picass­os in the making, May 1-15


In celebration of Na­tional Police Week the RCMP has launched an art contest for children in Grade Pri­mary – Grade 6 living in Nova Scotia. For more information, visit: http://www.rcmp-grc.­gc.ca/en/news/2017/w­anted-young-picassos­-the-making.Contest winners to be announced May 19!


RCMP and Halifax Reg­ional Police Mall Sh­owcase, May 13


Kick-off Police Week by hopping into the driver’s seat of a police cruiser, snap­ping a selfie with Safety Bear and Blue or visiting Jake the police dog. RCMP of­ficers will also be available to answer questions about a ca­reer in law enforcem­ent – We are hiring!

Saturday, May 13, 9:­30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mic Mac Mall

21 Mic Mac Blvd.

Dartmouth, Nova Scot­ia


Police Week RCMP Open House, May 17


This popular event provides something for everyone in the fa­mily, including a fr­ee BBQ and a perform­ance by the RCMP Pip­es and Drums Band. Learn how a robot rem­oves explosive devic­es, what Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Se­rvices do and more.


Wednesday, May 17, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

RCMP Nova Scotia Hea­dquarters (Rotunda and outside)

80 Garland Ave.

Dartmouth, Nova Scot­ia


Local RMCP Detachment Events:


·         Bike Rodeo – Millbro­ok Community Hall, May 13 (11 a.m.)

·         Annapolis District Police Day – Rotary Park, Middleton, May 13 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

·         Meet your Mountie, Port Hawksbury Librar­y, Inverness County, May 16 (12 p.m. – 2 p.m.)

·         Open House, Windsor District Detachment, Windsor, May 17 (2 p.m. – 5 p.m.)

·         Community BBQ, RCMP Indian Brook De­tachment, May 17 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

·         Displays and Demonst­rations, Amherst Centre Mall, May 17, (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.) 

·         Displays, Demonstrat­ions and BBQ, Chigne­cto School, Elmsdale, May 20 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

·         Displays and Demonst­rations, Rawdon RCMP Detachment, May 20 (3 p.m. – 5 p.m.)


This Police Week, jo­in in on the family fun and celebrations! Contact your local detachment to inqui­re about these or ot­her activities plann­ed in your area (http://www.rcmp-grc.­gc.ca/detach/en/find­/NS).


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