The Oak Bay Police Department seeks to maintain a relationship with the public that enhances and reinforces the historic tradition that the police are the public and that the public is the police. The police are simply members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties that are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.

Some of the initiatives the Oak Bay Police Department promotes and policies they follow include:

  • Community News
  • Block Watch
  • Vacant Home Patrol Program
  • Integrated Policing
  • Community Initiatives
  • Police Stops Policy
  • Senior Safety
  • Cyber Safety
  • Speed Watch
  • Traffic Safety Initiatives
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Victim Services
  • Home Security Inspection
  • Condo/Apartment Security Inspections