Public safety within the boundaries of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet is ensured by the Ontario Provincial Police, Hawkesbury detachment.

For any emergency requiring police, call 9-1-1.

If you need to speak with the police for a non-emergency reason, you may call 1 888-310-1122, toll free, for Teletypewriter calls 1 888-310-1133.

Criminal Background Check

Criminal background checks can be performed at the Hawkesbury detachment. You must provide two pieces of identification, one of which must have your photograph. To learn which types of identification are acceptable, please call 613-632-2729. A fee of $25 applies, cash only in the exact amount. The fee is waived for volunteers from non-profit organizations. It can take from one to two weeks to process criminal background checks.