Contact Us

Phone numbers

Emergency 9-1-1
General Inquiries 705-497-5555
TTY (for the deaf/hard of hearing) 705-497-5581
Collision Reporting Centre 705-497-1600
Media Relations 705-497-5555 ext 7277
Near North Crime Stoppers 800-222-8477 (TIPS)

Text with 9-1-1

Text with 9-1-1 (or T9-1-1) is a service available to you if you are part of the deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or speech impaired community. For more information on how you can register your mobile phone to receive the service, visit

Social media

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Fax Number


Thank a police officer instructions on how you can thank a police officer or one of our civilian members for a job well done.

Report a complaint for instructions on how to report a complaint if you have a concern about a policy, a service, or the conduct of one of our police officers.

Mailing address

North Bay Police Service, P.O. Box 717, North Bay, Ontario, Canada, P1B 8J8


135 Princess Street West, North Bay, Ontario, Canada, P1B 6C2

Non-Emergency Police Assistance

For crimes in progress, call 9-1-1.

For non-emergencies that require police assistance after the crime took place—such as a stolen vehicle, a break-in, an attempt break-in, a theft, etc.—call 705-472-1234.

Near North Crime Stoppers

For those who wish to remain anonymous, submit a tip online at Near North Crime Stoppers or by telephone at 1-800-222-8477.

Bear Sightings

Be bear wise.

Call 911 if a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety. Emergencies might be when a bear:

  • enters a school yard when school is in session;
  • enters or tries to enter a residence;
  • wanders into a public gathering;
  • kills livestock/pets and lingers at the site; or
  • stalks people and lingers at the site.

For non-emergencies, call the Bear Wise reporting line at 1-866-514-2327 (April 1-November 30). This number is for when a bear is:

  • roaming around, checking garbage cans,
  • breaking into a shed where garbage or food is stored,
  • in a tree,
  • pulling down a bird feeder or knocking over a barbecue, or
  • moving through a backyard or field but is not lingering.