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Police Services

The Town of Essex has contracted with the Ontario Provincial Police for police services. A team of 23 sworn officers and 2 civilian staff provide police protection 24 hours a day throughout the municipality.

Detachment contact information

For emergencies, call 9-1-1.

For dispatch services or to file a police report, call 1-888-310-1122.

For administrative inquiries only, call 519-738-3796.

Detachment locations

The Essex OPP Detachment is located at:

44 King Street East
Harrow, Ontario

The detachment is open for walk-ins Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Essex OPP Extended Service Office (satellite) is located at:

31 Gosfield Townline West
Essex, Ontario

Essex Police Services Board

The Town of Essex currently contracts the services of the Ontario Provincial Police for police protection within the community. This contract is administered by the Essex Police Services Board.

Community policing

The Essex Municipal OPP Community Policing Committee is comprised of local civilian volunteers who reside in the municipality and members of the OPP. The committee acts as a link or liaison between the police and the community in the delivery of police services.

Useful links

Windsor and Essex County Crime Stoppers

Ontario Provincial Police