Regional Police Service and Facility Changes in Relation to COVID-19

By: Kw Now Local News
| Published 03/18/2020


WRPS Service and Facility Changes in Relation to COVID-19

Many Services Have Been Cancelled To Curb Virus Spread

To help slow the rate of COVID-19, public access to all Waterloo Regional Police Service facilities will be closed, effective immediately.

Essential service to the community will continue and officers will be dispatched to emergency and non-emergency calls on a priority basis.

In the event of an emergency, please call 9-1-1. For non-emergencies, call 519-570-9777. Members of the community are also strongly encouraged to make reports online at link below.

Additional measures that are being implemented to help contain the spread of COVID-19 include the following:

  • Community programs and meetings scheduled to be held within WRPS facilities have been cancelled or postponed until further notice.
  • Collision reporting services will continue on a limited basis at both our Police Reporting Centre and North Division in Waterloo.

The following services will be suspended until further notice:

  • Record Checks applications
  • Fingerprinting
  • Non-essential Paid Duty assignments
  • Sex Offender registry appointments