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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?


Police Constable Positions


Basic Requirements

Criteria for hiring under the Ontario Police Services Act

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada

  • Must be at least eighteen years of age

  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard to his or her own safety and the safety of members of the public

  • Must be of good moral character and habits

  • Must have successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent 

Additional Criteria

  • Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s licence (Class G or higher)

  • Must have no criminal convictions

  • Must be certified in standard First Aid and CPR (Level “C”)

  • Applicants must also possess a valid OACP Constable Selection System certificate to be considered a qualified applicant