Getting Help from the Police or RCMP

As part of the Live Safe — End Abuse series about relationship abuse (family violence), this fact sheet explains:

  • the right to call police for help in abusive situations,
  • how police can help, and
  • what happens when police arrest an abuser.
It also describes where to get support services and legal help.

All fact sheets in this series are folded for display in brochure racks. Updated to conform with the new BC Family Law Act (March 18, 2013).

See Abuse & family violence for a complete list of all the fact sheets in this series.

This publication is in clear language for people who don't know about the law.