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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?


Bike Safety

It is important to know the rules and guidelines of safe cycling:

  • All cyclists under the age of 18 MUST wear a properly fitting, approved helmet
  • Your bicycle must be equipped with a bell or horn, and front and rear lights or reflectors if ridden in the dark
  • Ensure your bicycle has at least one braking system
  • Dress brightly to be seen by drivers
  • Ride in the same direction as traffic and use hand signals to let drivers know what you plan to do
  • Cyclists must follow the same rules of the road as a motor vehicle or they can be fined under the Highway Traffic Act
  • Always lock your bicycle when it’s not being used, and record the serial number, make and model in the event that it is stolen
  • Register your bicycle with the Owen Sound Police Service Bicycle Registry


Cycling guide (3.4 MB)