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  • Police Recruit Constable applications now being accepted

    Recruit Police Constable

    The Owen Sound Police Service is recruiting for the position of Police Constable. Applications from non-experienced applicants are currently being accepted.

    All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for a police officer as identified in the Ontario Police Services Act. In addition, candidates must possess a valid Ontario driver’s licence (Class G or higher) and have no criminal convictions. Being certified in standard First Aid and CPR (Level “C”) is preferable.  

    Applicants must have completed phase 1 of the OACP Constable Selection System.  More information on this process can be found at   Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request, in relation to materials or processes to be used throughout the hiring process.

    The successful candidate will be subject to a comprehensive background check as well as physical and psychological assessments.


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