In the case of an emergency dial 911, you will be asked if you need the police, fire or ambulance.
The city of Brandon has it's own police service, two fire stations and the Brandon Emergency Support Team.
Brandon Police Service
The Brandon Police Service has an authorized compliment of over 120 sworn and civilian staff, they are also assisted by citizen volunteers. The police services include patrolling, crime detection and crime investigation and a Canine Unit along with public education and a variety of specialized units to support these services. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police serves rural areas surrounding the city.
Brandon Fire & Emergency Services
The Brandon Fire Department provides Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Response to the City of Brandon and the RM’s of Cornwallis, Whitehead, Elton and Oakland. This area is serviced by two fire stations and a staff complement of over 70. The department includes one Chief, 2 Deputy Chiefs, two Training Officers, four Fire Prevention Inspectors/Offiers and 60 Firefighter/Paramedics and 2.5 administrative staff.
All Firefighter/Paramedics are cross-trained as both Level II Firefighters and Primary Care Paramedics upon hiring and later licensed to Technician Paramedics. The Provincial E-911 Centre, located in the #1 Fire Hall, services 189 RM’s outside the City of Winnipeg. This covers a population of 427,882
Brandon Emergency Support Team (B.E.S.T.)
The Brandon Emergency Support Team is a partnership between Business, Industry, and the City of Brandon to provide effective community education so the general public knows what to do in an emergency. B.E.S.T. is dedicated to increasing emergency preparedness in Brandon and surrounding area. The team was created in 1999 and continues to support both the community and team members in their emergency preparedness activities. B.E.S.T. is a great example of the city and business working collaboratively towards a common goal.
Brandon Emergency Alerting Program (B.E.A.P)
The Brandon Emergency Alerting Program has been implemented to improve the City’s ability to alert the public to emergency situations. The goal in any alerting program is to notify as many people as possible with enough information so they can take some protective action. If you hear the alert, go indoors and turn on a local radio station for emergency broadcast information.