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Ontario Provincial Police

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We are the Ontario Provincial Police

We are one of North America's largest deployed police services with more than 5,800 uniformed officers, 2,400 civilian employees and 830 Auxiliary officers. We provide essential services that ensure the safety and security of the people of the Province of Ontario.

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What we do

Our officers are responsible for policing over one million square kilometres of land and waterways. We provide frontline policing services to 323 Ontario municipalities and patrol over 127,000 kilometres of provincial roadways. We have many specialized units including drug enforcement, aviation, explosive disposal, search and rescue, canine and emergency response.

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Contact Police


You can also reach the OPP by calling 1 888 310-1122 (toll-free in Ontario). Our Provincial Communications Centres operate 24/7, answering emergency and non-emergency calls for service. Many minor crimes can be reported online.

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Join the OPP

The Ontario Provincial Police offers many career paths for both uniform and non-uniform employment. Apply today to become a Provincial Constable, explore opportunities for civilian employment or volunteer as a member of the OPP Auxiliary.

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Public engagement

We actively communicate important information by publishing news releases and participating in community events. Our social media accounts are trusted to deliver public safety messaging, career opportunities and local alerts to citizens across the province.

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