Ottawa Police Service buildings re-open to public

Special to WC Online

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) has unlocked the doors at the city’s police buildings.

“In alignment with new provincial orders that are coming into effect March 21, and in coordination with recommendations from our partners at Ottawa Public Health (OPH), the OPS will be resuming some pre-COVID 19 services to the public,” the OPS released in a statement today (March 21).

This includes in-person service for:

Collision Reporting Centres: All collisions without injuries must be reported in person at any of our three locations from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. For more information, please visit our website. Collisions with injuries should be reported by calling 911.

Front Desk Services:  Our police stations will be accessible to the public again at 211 Huntmar Dr., 474 Elgin St., or 3343 St. Joseph Blvd. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, for all walk-in needs.

“Our Queensview location will continue to operate by appointment-only scheduling (walk-in service is not available), but you are encouraged to continue to submit requests for record checks using our online system,” the OPS said. 

To request copies of a police report, or submit a Freedom of Information request, please visit our website to learn how to complete that request.

For more information on hours and services, including what type of reports can be easily filed online, please visit our website.

You can also reach the OPS to file a report by contacting our Police Reporting Unit at 613-236-1222, extension 7300.

If it is an emergency, please dial 911.

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