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Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
474 Elgin St
Ottawa, ON K2P 2J6
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Intersection Elgin St and Catherine St
Mailing Address c/o Ottawa Police Service 
PO Box 9634 
Stn T 
Ottawa, ON K1G 6H5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Partner Assault Unit * Victim Crisis Unit * Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit * Criminal Investigations Directorate * Executive Directorate* Cellblock * Collision Reporting Centre

Text to 9-1-1 service available for individuals who are hearing or speech impaired * cell phone needs to be registered for T9-1-1 with wireless carrier, then caller dials 9-1-1 (must call, not text) and call will initiate texting capability to communicate emergency messaging via text

Emergency Services (Medical, Fire, Police)
For life threatening emergencies and/or crime in progress dial 911.

All other Emergencies/Inquiries: Police Reporting Unit
For all non-life threatening emergencies and/or non-life threatening crimes in progress that need police assistance call (613) 236-1222, extension 7300. By dialing this number, you may speak directly to a dispatcher and avoid the automated system. Calls are redirected accordingly and/or a police officer will be dispatched to answer the call.

Ottawa Police Service
For calls regarding Community Police Centres, Sections and Units call (613) 236-1222. By dialing this number, you will be redirected to the automated system of the general Police Service phone line.

Hours 9-1-1 Mon-Sun 24 hours * Headquarters Mon-Sun 7 am-7:30 pm * other stations and centres hours vary
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or drop-in
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Fees may apply to some services
Service Categories General Crime Prevention Programs ; General Crime Reporting ; Municipal Police
Contact Information
Office Phone Dispatch and other emergencies 613-236-1222* (a list of extensions is available online) * Call Centre: 613-236-1222 ext 7300 * Crime Stoppers 613-233-8477
Toll Free Phone Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477
TTY Phone Call Centre 613-760-8100
Crisis Phone Emergency Services (life threatening or crime in progress) 9-1-1
Fax 613-236-9360
Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Peter Sloly, Chief of Police; Phone: 613-236-1222 ext 5590
Other Details
Established Amalgamated in 1995
Funding City / Town
Elections The Police Services Board is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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