The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) is Newfoundland and Labrador’s Provincial Police Service. The RNC dates back to 1729, with the appointment of the first police constables. In the 19th century, the RNC was modeled after the Royal Irish Constabulary with the secondment in 1844 of Timothy Mitchell of the Royal Irish Constabulary to be Inspector General, making it the oldest civil police force in North America.
Northeast Avalon, Corner Brook, Labrador City, Wabush and Churchill Falls:
Deaf/Hard of Hearing TTY:
When immediate action is required: someone’s life or property is in immediate danger or a crime is in progress. Examples: Assaults, robberies, break and enters, fights, gunshots, vehicle collisions with injuries, suspected impaired drivers.
Please DO NOT call 9-1-1 for any non-emergency matters. If you are not sure if your situation is an emergency its best to call 9-1-1 and let the experts decide.
Non-Emergency / General Inquiries
Northeast Avalon: 709-729-8000
Corner Brook: 709-637-4100
Labrador City: 709-944-7602
Churchill Falls: 709-925-3524
Deaf/Hard of Hearing TTY: 1-800-363-4334
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Provincial Headquarters
1 Fort Townshend, St. John’s, NL
(*Please note: This e-mail is monitored once a day, Monday – Friday and is for General Inquiries ONLY)