Community Safety & Support

The North Shore BIA are a key partner in solution finding for our business community.

We work on behalf of you by being a partner in the Community Action Team Task Force, Our Executive Director Chairs the Safe and Secure Kamloops Working Group; we liaise with community organizations, advocating for enhancements and programs that increase perceptive safety.

This page hosts resources and links for Businesses on the Shore.

CAP Team North Shore

The CAP North Shore team patrols our commercial zones Monday to Friday 7 am to 3pm year round, and increases to a second patrol Tuesday to Saturday, from 8-4 in the summer.

Violent Issues

Please call the RCMP at 911 for violent issues which pose potential risk to human safety or have the potential to damage property in excess of 5,000.00. For non-emergency issues, where you wish to have RCMP respond, please call 250.828.3000.

Non-Violent Reporting Website for RCMP and Community Policing

Non-Violent Incident Report website (the RCMP will not reply to this report)

RCMP Business Resources

Kamloops RCMP provide business awareness and education tools through the Community Policing Service. Find out more by visiting this page.. (click here)

Sharps Issues

If you find a discarded needle(s) or other drug-related materials in the downtown core or the North Shore, contact our office at 250.376.2411.

Interior Health, The City Of Kamloops, both BIAs and community partners are all working to minimize the impacts of sharps in our communities. Resources are available for Business and Community leaders to act, to raise awareness and to reach out as required.

Toolkit for Safe Sharps Disposal – IHA  PDF

Sharps Disposal Fact Sheet – PDF


Graffiti on public property can be resolved by the Kamloops Clean Team. to connect with the clean team., contact Jeremy at 250.376.1996.

Mural Programs

The NSBIA works with our partners to produce Mural across the North Shore. If you are a property or business owner who would like to participate, visit the Public Realm Fund page for more information.