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Gangs - Getting out

​The Calgary Police Service wants to help people get out of gangs. If you need help, or if you know someone who does, call the Gang Help Line at: 403-428-8191.

You can also find support through other agencies, including our Youth at Risk Development (YARD) program.

Reporting gang activity

Are you worried that a gang may be operating in your community, or that your child, a friend or a loved one is in danger of becoming involved with a gang? Have you seen any suspicious activity?

Call the police by dialling 9-1-1 immediately if you witness a crime in progress.

In a non-emergency situation, please report a crime online or call the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234.

Additional resources

Help for gang members and concerned parents is available from the following groups and agencies:

  • The Calgary Police Service's Diversity Resources Unit - 403-206-8150.
  • Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868 - offering free, confidential counseling for youth 24/7.
  • Crime Stoppers - 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) - report criminal activity confidentially.
  • Calgary Police School Resource Officers - contact your child’s school for more information.
  • School counsellors are available to help your child deal with a variety of issues.