Ontario Provincial Police - North East Region

Site: East Algoma - Blind River Detachment

Service: Provincial Police Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Text with 9-1-1 service available in Elliot Lake, Blind River, the Municipality of Huron Shores, Mississauga First Nation, the Township of the North Shore, Spanish, Thessalon, Thessalon First Nation, Bruce Mines, Johnson Township, Tarbutt-Tarbutt Additional Township, and St Joseph Island to enable the deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or speech impaired (DHHSI) community to converse with 9-1-1 call centres using text messaging. You must register for T9-1-1 with your wireless service provider, and you must have a compatible cell phone. T9-1-1 should only be used for emergency situations that require a response from police, fire or emergency medical services.
Description (Agency) Provides a variety of police services
Description (Service)
  • Emergencies call: 9-1-1 
  • Non-emergency reporting and assistance call: 1-888-310-1122
Provides police services focusing on the following: 
  • Assistance to victims of crime 
  • Crime prevention 
  • Emergency response, including canine tracking and search and rescue 
  • Law enforcement 
  • Public order maintenance (protests and riots) 
  • Provides criminal reference checks
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Blind River
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English ; French - Communication Centre
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-2244
Toll Free Phone Non-emergency reporting and assistance: 1-888-310-1122
TTY Phone 1-888-310-1133
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-356-1374
Website www.opp.ca
Social Media Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Bev Gauthier, Community Safety Officer
Located In Community Blind River
Address 239 Causley St
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Causley St and King Edward St
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial