An inside look at the West Shore RCMP

Residents can see how the police world ticks during an open house on Saturday.

RCMP officers are offering tours of their Atkins Road detachment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering an inside look at police operations.

At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., officers of the police dogs services section will hold demonstrations of skill and obedience of their canine counterparts.

Specialized units, such as the RCMP emergency response team, the police bicycle section, south Island integrated marine unit and dive team will also be in attendance.

On the community policing end, volunteers from Keep in Touch, restorative justice, victim services, Block Watch, SpeedWatch and the Auxiliary Constable programs will be on hand to answer questions.

The detachment will have entertainment for children, and parents can learn about the  B.C. Child Find program.

A barbecue to support the Tour de Rock Cops for Cancer takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The detachment is at 698 Atkins Ave. in Langford.



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