Nunavut RCMP Detachments suspend front-counter service

Iqaluit, Nunavut – In compliance with the new Territory wide restrictions beginning November 18th, 2020, all RCMP Detachments within Nunavut will be closed for non-emergency calls for service beginning tomorrow. The availability of front counter services and criminal record checks will be suspended until further notice.

The RCMP in Nunavut want to reassure the communities and Nunavummiut, we remain fully operational and responding to calls for service supporting community and public safety during this COVID-19 global pandemic. As a community, we need to work together to maintain public safety through our responsible actions and support of one another during this challenging time. In support of this effort, officers will be wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as a mask and gloves. These practices will ensure the RCMP maintains officer and public safety in accordance with the guidelines of the Federal and Territorial Governments.

COVID-19 Nunavut
COVID-19 Nunavut

As always, in the event of an emergency, call the emergency line with your local prefix XXX-1111.

The RCMP has provided information available to the public for their review. If you are looking for the information related to the RCMP response to COVID-19, please visit: (

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