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  • Find a Police Station

  • Section Phone Numbers

  • File a Police Report

  • Give a Compliment about Service Received

  • Make a Complaint about Service Received

  • Contact Media Relations

  • Traffic Alerts

  • Make a Traffic Complaint

  • Ask a General Question / Provide a Comment

  • Employment/Volunteer Opportunities

  • Website Issues

  • Other City Resources

  • Commonly Misdirected Items

The Ottawa Police Service is committed to ensuring a safe and respectful environment for both our employees and members of the public. Aggressive or intimidating behavior, harassment or coarse language will not be tolerated.

Important Note:

Ottawa Police DOES NOT take reports online or by email.

This email contact form should NOT be used for emergencies, urgent matters or filing reports.

Emails are monitored Monday-Friday during business hours only, excluding holidays. 

Please see the list above on how to direct your enquiry or view our list of commonly misdirected issues.

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We read every email we are sent and we will do our best to respond as quickly as possible however, please note the Ottawa Police Service receives a high volume of correspondence and this email form should not be used for emergencies. Emails sent to will be monitored Monday to Friday during business hours only, excluding statutory holidays.

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The information collected on this form is for Ottawa Police Service only. Information is collected by the Ottawa Police pursuant to its authority under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Ontario Police Services Act. Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to your local Ottawa Police Service Community Police Centre.