The RCMP in Nova Scotia provides provincial, municipal, federal and First Nation policing services through 29 detachments and more than 1,100 employees.
By virtue of the the provincial legislation, there are several independent municipal police agencies in Nova Scotia. They are:
The RCMP currently provide First Nations policing services in Nova Scotia.
There are no transit specific police in Nova Scotia and all incidents relating to transit are the responsibility of the jurisdictional police service.