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  • Information for Visitors to the Owen Sound Police Station - Until Further Notice

    If you feel ill or have any symptoms of a respiratory virus, we are asking visitors to please avoid coming to our police station until you feel better.

    If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1. It is an emergency if someone’s immediate health, safety, or property is in immediate danger or there is a crime in progress.
    For non-emergencies, dial 519-376-1234 or use our on-line reporting system-
    To use our on-line system please make sure:


    • This is NOT an Emergency
    • This incident occurred within the Owen Sound City limits?
    • There are No Known suspects?
    • You have a valid email address?


Chief’s Message

Welcome to the Owen Sound Police Services website. I am proud to welcome you as the 16th Chief of Police of a very proud service with roots in the community going back over 160 years. From those first two members to the current members, the pride in community and customer service has set us apart. I hope that you will find the website easy to navigate and filled with the information that you require to answer your questions. Please be sure to visit regularly for current up to date information and resources.  You can also receive current information by following the police service on Twitter @OwenSoundPolice or my personal twitter @chiefambroseOSP


Craig Ambrose

Chief of Police