A police officer with a group of youth.Police officers are part of your world. They have a sworn duty to preserve the peace, prevent crimes, enforce the law, preserve life and other important stuff. They exist to help you, your family, your friends, your neighbours and every person or group that lives in, works in or visits the Ottawa area.

We're here to help.

If you or someone you know needs help, is looking for someone to talk to or is struggling with a problem, tell someone you trust or call us or one of these help lines.

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OPS Cadet Corps

 Police and Your Rights

Youth In Policing Initiative (YIPI)


School Resource Officer Program


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Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa Cellphone Safety and Sexting and your Privacy Settings on Facebook


Family Spiral - About drug dependency and its effects

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Safety Workshop for Women Understanding depression, self harm and other mental health issues at

Scholarships and Bursaries


Partying and curfew law

 Police Station Tour

 Need Help Now  Youth Services
Other Opportunities  

Criminal Law- Consent to Sexual Activity

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