Contact Us



911Life-threatening emergency or crime in progress

Other emergencies

613-236-1222, x7300        
TTY 613-760-8100                    

Call Centre: To report a theft, property damage, missing person or stolen vehicle
TTY 613-232-1123
Community Police Centres and all other enquiries

Online Reporting

Some incidents require an officer to be dispatched to take a report in person, while other reports can be taken by a Call Centre agent over the phone. 

Reports taken online are:

  • Theft (Under $5000) 
  • Lost Property (Under $5000)  - Get information about what to do if you've lost your wallet.
  • Mischief/Damage to Property (Under $5000) 
  • Theft from Vehicle (Under $5000)
  • Traffic Complaints 

We do not accept reports via email or social media.

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We read every email that we are sent and we do our best to respond as quickly as possible, however, the Ottawa Police Service receives a high volume of correspondence. Emails will be monitored Monday to Friday during business hours only, excluding statutory and civic holidays.

Email should NOT be used for emergencies or for filing a report.

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.

Policing is both very important and sometimes difficult. We'd like to know how we're doing our job. Send us your feedback, questions, a compliment or complaint using this form.


Privacy Policy

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.

We also welcome written comments sent by mail to:

Ottawa Police Service,
P.O. Box 9634, Station T,
Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 6H5