Police Protection in the Town is provided via a contract with the RCMP. For emergencies call 911, for non-emergency services please call 902-368-9300. There are currently 6 officers assigned to police the Town of Stratford. The members enforce various federal and provincial statutes in the Town such as the Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act. In addition, the members also enforce the Town’s Noise and Nuisance Bylaw. The Stratford detachment members operate out of a satellite office at the Firehall which is located at the intersection of the Mason Road and the Trans Canada Highway.
Anyone with concerns about the conduct of an RCMP member may call the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP (CPC) at 1-800-665-6878 and talk about these concerns with one of the CPC staff. After you contact the CPC, a member of the CPC staff will describe our role to you and help you decide whether you want to lodge a formal complaint or take advantage of other options that may be available to you such as alternate dispute resolution. A complaint can also be submitted through the Commission’s website: www.ComplaintsCommission.ca
Fire Protection in the Town is provided via a contract with the Cross Roads Rural Community Fire Company. For emergencies call 911, for non-emergency services please call 902-569-3473. The Cross Roads Rural Community Fire Company is a not-for-profit company that was set up to provide fire protection services to Stratford and the surrounding area and it is manned entirely by dedicated volunteers. The Fire Hall is located at the corner of Mason Road and the Trans Canada Highway.