Report an incident, Resources, Protocols

Report a Theft or Crime 

If you have been the victim of or have witnessed a theft, crime or other incident in the downtown campus, dial 514-398-3000. To report a theft, crime or other incident at the Macdonald campus, dial 514-398-7777. 

Report a Missing Person

We recommend that concerned individuals contact the police to report a missing person. When members of the McGill community have reason to believe that a McGill student is missing, they can also contact Security Services to report it.

Report a Theft or Crime online with the Montreal Police (SPVM)


McGill Security Services, in collaboration with the McGill community, security experts and University partners, has developed protocols to assist students, staff and faculty members deal with the possibility of hostile individuals causing harm to others in the community. Follow the links below for more information.

Helping Students in Difficulty

Support is available to assist you in instances where you are concerned for the safety or well-being of yourself or a student.

The Dean of Students Office, in coordination with Security Services, is available to reach out to individuals with a confidential, experienced and respectful approach. Early support and intervention is always best.

Click here for more information.

Active Shooter Protocol

The McGill Active Shooter Emergency Protocol was devised in consultation with security experts for the protection of McGill students, faculty, staff and visitors.


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