Emergency Preparedness

The Ottawa Police Service works closely with the City of Ottawa to ensure our communities are prepared for emergencies and disasters. In the event of a natural or man-made disaster, a service disruption, or even a terrorist act, the City of Ottawa is prepared to deliver essential services.

Police officer performing CPR

Stay informed

You can take steps now to ensure your family, home, and/or business are ready in the event of an emergency. Learn more about how to prepare yourself and your family for an emergency by visiting the City of Ottawa's Web site or call the City's Contact Centre at 3-1-1.

Is your family prepared?

The best protection in an emergency is knowing what to do. Learn how to prepare an emergency kit or find out where you can take CPR and first aid courses.