View Royal, British Columbia

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View Royal is a town in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. View Royal has a population of approximately 10,000 residents and was incorporated as a municipality in December 1988. View Royal has a composite fire department, and makes use of the British Columbia Ambulance Service and West Shore RCMP all of which use the region wide CREST radio system to talk. Victoria General Hospital is also within View Royal's borders.


West Shore RCMP provides policing services to five municipalities - View Royal, Colwood, Highlands, Langford, Metchosin - and two aboriginal communities - the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations. Combined, these communities have a population of 62,000 people. West Shore RCMP has approximately fifty-six regular members and eighteen support staff. The detachment provides 24-hour police service covered by four General Duty Watches and averages more than 22,000 files each year. West Shore RCMP also comprises several specialized units such as the Police Dog Service Unit.

Talk Groups

18320 West Shore RCMP Dispatch

18384 West Shore RCMP Tac

18448 RCMP Tac 1

18480 RCMP Tac 2


View Royal Fire Rescue has six full-time, two part-time staff and a volunteer force of approximately 30 members. The Fire Department works cooperatively with other municipal departments and adjacent municipalities to ensure the best available coverage for all area residents and businesses.

Talk Groups

42608 Saanich Fire Dispatch - West Shore Dispatch

42032 View Royal Fire Ops-1 Fire Tac

42064 View Royal Fire Ops-2 Fire Tac

156.03000 Simplex Fire Ground (Shared)

154.92000 Regional VHF Volunteer Fire Pager (Various Tones)

418.58750 Regional UHF Volunteer Fire Pager (Various Tones)


BCAS (BC Ambulance Service)

Talk Groups

44528 BCAS Westshore EMS Dispatch

44656 BCAS Westshore Tac EMS-Tacc

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