Northwest Territories RCMP advising of phone interruption

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – Northwest Territories RCMP are advising the public of an interruption of service that may affect some service providers when calling Northwest Territories detachments and the Operational Communications Centre (RCMP OCC) in Yellowknife. The interruption is also affecting the 9-1-1 service.

On Friday, June 12th, 2020, Northwestel advise of an alleged fibre optic line cut, south of Enterprise. The communication outage is affecting wireless telephony services across the NWT.

(File Photo) Telephone

Until the repairs are complete, calls to the local detachment may not go through, or calls may not be automatically forwarded to the OCC.

If the public require police assistance, we ask they attend the detachment during regular working hours. In most detachments this is 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.

Our technicians are working with all partners to resolve this situation as soon as possible.

Further updates will be provided as required.

Northwest Territories RCMP

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