Emergency: 911 General Inquiries: (519) 344-8861

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Telephone Directory
Emergencies 911
General Enquiries (519) 344-8861
General Office Fax (519) 344-3612
Telephone Response Unit (519) 344-8861 Ext 5205
Administration Fax (519) 344-6001
Criminal Investigations Fax (519) 344-1476
Media Relations (519) 344-8861 Ext. 5345


Contacting the Sarnia Police

When to call 911

If you require or witness something that requires immediate assistance you are asked to dial 911 for police, fire, or ambulance. These types of calls involve the potential for injury or loss of life or property.

Examples of when to dial 911 include:

1)  Break and Enters or audible alarms in progress

2)  Assaults that are in progress

3)  Disturbances with fights

4)  Domestic and Family disputes in progress

5) Impaired drivers that are currently driving

6) Missing person

7) Suicidal person

8) Fires in progress

9) Medical emergencies

When to call 519-344-8861 and then dial extension 0

Other incidents that do not require an immediate response are to be reported by calling 519-344-8861 and then dialing extension 0. These matters would not involve imminent harm or loss of life or property.

Examples of these calls include:

1) Abandoned vehicles

2) Animal complaints

3) Assaults after the fact

4) Break and Enters after the fact

5) Mischief

6) Stolen vehicle after the fact

7) Person welfare checks

8) Noise complaints

9) Domestic and Family disputes not in progress

10) Found property

11) Shoplifter

Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU)

When calling 519-344-8861, and then dialing extension 0, the dispatcher may transfer the caller to the TRU Office. This office is operated by an officer who will take reports involving matters such as:

1) Minor thefts with no suspects or evidence

2) Minor property damage with no suspects or evidence

3) Lost property

4) Fraud


555 Christina Street North,
PO Box 2776
Sarnia, ON
N7T 7W1

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