Protective Services

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) includes the community-based police force, as well as the highway patrol for the Vermilion area. The highest priority is placed on safety and security for Vermilion’s residents.

The Vermilion RCMP department is involved in a number of outreach activities, including the Battle River Victim Assistance Society, which provides support for traumatized crime victims.

Public-Facing Crime Map

The volunteer fire department has 25 dedicated members, to ensure the safety of Vermilion’s residents. As a fully trained rescue squad, these firefighters are trained to handle any situation that may arise. Their state of the art equipment includes three fire trucks and a rescue unit.

The Town of Vermilion is part of the 911 system dispatched through Wainwright, with the Prairie Emergency Medical Services Inc. providing reliable services 24/7 with three emergency units.

Municipal Enforcement
The bylaws are enforced by a Community Peace Officer. For disputes or complaints, please direct them to Town Hall at 780-853-5358.

Canadian Emergency Prepardness Guide
Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre

Contact Information


RCMP Office
5115 – 50 Avenue
Vermilion, AB T9X 1A9
Complaint: 780-853-5781
Admin: 780-853-4441

Fire Department Office
Ph: 780-853-5883

Ambulance Service
Prairie Emergency Medical Services
Ph: 780-853-9851

Alberta Crime Stoppers
Ph: 1-800-222-8477