June 5, 2019 · Public Notice · OPP Transition June 6, 2019




As of noon on June 6, 2019, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will provide policing services to the Municipality of West Nipissing and surrounding area from the Nipissing West OPP Community Policing Office (CPO) located at 216 John Street, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. The West Nipissing Police will no longer be operating out of the 225 Holditch office.  

Important OPP telephone contact information:

 1-888-310-1122 – For immediate 24/7 assistance, or to report an incident (non-emergency).

For administrative matters during business hours, such as Criminal Record checks:

705-967-2913 – Warren OPP Satellite Detachment.

705-495-3878 – North Bay OPP Detachment.

Criminal Record Checks

If the request is for a vulnerable sector records check or for volunteer work, a letter from the employer must be provided to police.

The cost is $25.00. If attending the Warren Detachment the exact amount in cash is required. If attending the North Bay Detachment only debit or credit will be accepted.

A resident must attend in person with payment to initiate the process. A record check can take up to three weeks to be completed. 


Dial 9-1-1 – In case of an Emergency.

The Municipality thanks West Nipissing Police Service for their commitment to the community and years of service. The Municipality welcomes Inspector Michael Maville and the Nipissing West OPP Detachment to the region.


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