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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?


Record Checks

Please note that all Criminal Record Checks are currently being offered both online and in-person.

Criminal Record checks should be conducted by the agency the person is policed by.

For Online

If you are unable to Submit a record check, please verify you have properly answered the questions and that you have an active credit history (regular credit card/banking usage).  Please contact if you experience difficulties submitting after reviewing your answers.

To start an online check click HERE.


In-person Criminal Record Check

Owen Sound residents can attend in person at:

Owen Sound Police Service
922 2nd Avenue West, Owen Sound, Ontario.

The person attending is required to bring with them 2 pieces of identification as follows:

  • Driver’s Licence along with a second form of government issued identification
  • Students are allowed a student card in lieu of a Driver’s Licence


Payment is required upon submission of the request with fees as follows:

  • $50 for employment purposes
  • $25 for educational placement purposes
  • $25 for volunteer purposes