The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has provided policing services to the Town of Shelburne since the 1970s. They provide services such as:
- The investigation, the detection and prevention of crime
- Enforcement of laws
- The maintenance of peace and order
- Protection of life and property
The RCMP may also assist with emergencies and special events where increased personnel resources are required.
The Shelburne Detachment Office is located at 199 Harriett Street. For non-emergencies and general inquiries, please call (902) 875-2490.
In the event of an emergency, please call "9-1-1".
Fire Protection Services have been a part of the Town of Shelburne since the late 1800’s. Members of the Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department provide fire protection for the Town of Shelburne and part of the Municipality of the District of Shelburne.
The Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) consists of 43 dedicated volunteers who are trained to provide fire protection services to the citizens of Shelburne. In addition to fire prevention, the Volunteer Firefighters educate the citizens of Shelburne County on fire prevention, assist with motor vehicle accidents, search and rescue efforts, and ice rescue when needed. They work with organizations such as the schools in the area, and Roseway Manor doing regularly scheduled fire drills and education sessions to ensure the safety of Shelburne County Citizens and a portion of the Municipal District of Shelburne.
The Fire Station is located at 63 King Street.