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When to call the Ottawa Police Service

  • For a life-threatening emergency or crime in progress, call 9-1-1.
  • For other emergencies, call 613-230-6211.
  • To report a theft, property damage, missing person or stolen vehicle, call the Ottawa Police Service Call Centre at 613-236-1222, ext. 7300 (TTY 613-760-8100).
  • To reach your Community Police Centre and for all other enquiries, call 613-236-1222 (TTY 613-232-1123).

The OPS is very active in the community with many community partnerships and resources for parents, teens and children. They are also involved in crime prevention education and activities that help make Ottawa a safer city. To learn more about what the OPS is doing in your neighbourhood, contact your local Community Police Centre.