Live Safe — End Abuse: Getting Help from the Police or RCMP

Fact sheet about relationship abuse (family violence) explains the right to call police for help in abusive situations, how police can help, and what happens when police arrest an abuser. Updated to conform to the new BC Family Law Act. Translated versions from Jan 2011 are still legally accurate.

View PDF

produced by
Legal Services Society
produced in
last reviewed
January 2013 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

Also available in:

resource type
leaving an abusive relationship, abusive relationship, domestic violence, relationship violence, violence against women