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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?


Hire a Paid Duty Officer

A paid duty officer is an off-duty police officer performing policing duties for an individual or organization other than Owen Sound Police. Paid duty officers are assigned by the police service, and may be arranged to serve at a variety of functions such as traffic direction, security and special events.

Request A Paid Duty

To request a Paid Duty Officer please complete the form below and fax it to the Owen Sound Police Service at 519-376-6131 or email to  Requests must be made at least 3 weeks in advance of the event.

Cancellation Terms

Any cancellation request must be received more than 24 hours before the beginning of the requested paid duty shift, or the applicant will be responsible for the costs of the time requested.