"Policing In Partnership"
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1
When To Call Police?
Many people hesitate to call the police out of fear of getting involved, or of being identified, or even of fear of sounding silly or over-suspicious. The police need and want your help in preventing crime, please call.
Do not assume someone else has already called the police.
Emergency # 9-1-1 Non-Emergency # 613-732-9975
Changes To Pembroke Police Dispatching
The Pembroke Police Service has contracted out its dispatching services to the Owen Sound Police Service Communication Center located in Owen Sound Ontario. Although the dispatching service provider has changed, the phone numbers and location of the Pembroke Police Station has not. Members of the public requiring Pembroke Police assistance by phone will continue to call the Pembroke Police Service telephone number 613-732-9975 or the administration phone number at 613-732-5769. In cases of emergencies, the public will continue to call 9-1-1. There will be no noticeable change in service when calling for Pembroke Police assistance.
The Pembroke Police Station located at 169 William Street will operate during normal Pembroke Police Service business hours 8:00am to 4:00pm . The lobby inside the police station will remain open to the public during this time and Pembroke Police Service staff will be present at the front counter for assistance. At 4:00pm the doors will be locked. Anyone attending the Station after hours will encounter a change in service. Members of the public will use a phone which will be located in a visible area outside the main doors to the police station. The person requiring assistance will simply pick up the phone and will be connected to a call taker in the Owen SoundCommunicationCenter. The person will provide information to the Call taker and if required a Pembroke Police Officer will be dispatched to attend the station. This method is currently being used by the O.P.P and other municipal police service around Ontario.
Lock your vehicle Doors
The Pembroke Police Service would like to remind the community to not leave valuables in their vehicles and to lock their vehicle’s doors when they are left unoccupied. Theft from, and theft of vehicles, is an ongoing crime which directly impacts victims. This type of crime is not new, but it is very often preventable.