Site: Oxford County Detachment - Tillsonburg
|Record #: OXF0468||Last Modified: 27 Feb 2020||Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2019|
|Office Phone||Administration: 519-688-6540|
|Toll Free Phone||Ontario-Wide: 1-888-310-1122|
|Crisis Phone||9-1-1 and T9-1-1 : (T9-1-1 is a new service that enables individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired (DHHSI) to communicate with 9-1-1 operators via text message (SMS) during an emergency.)|
|Primary Contact||Staff Sergeant Greg Dafoe, Operations Manager; Email: greg.Dafoe@opp.ca|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||A provincial agency of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment * police and emergency services * Oxford County Detachment office.
Community Services: various programs and activities for school children of all ages * topics include drug education * Halloween safety * school bus safety * bullying * internet safety * harassment awareness * bike safety * bicycle helmets * risk watch * risk watch safety expos * child restraints * elder abuse * presentations and information to service clubs, church groups, day camps.
TEXT with 9-1-1 What you need to know. At this time Oxford OPP (and OPP Communications Centres province wide) have text to 9-1-1- for registered deaf callers only.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Areas Served||Blandford-Blenheim ; East Zorra-Tavistock ; Ingersoll ; Norwich ; South-West Oxford ; Tillsonburg ; Zorra|
|Eligibility||Residents of Oxford County * T9-1-1: Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired * must have an active wireless subscription|
|Application||Call or walk-in * T9-1-1: Register your cell phone for T9-1-1 with your wireless carrier. A list of carriers is available at http://textwith911.ca/wirelessservice-providers/ In an emergency, dial 9-1-1 as if making a voice call. Do not send a text message directly. Communicate with the 9-1-1 operator via text message and provide all relevant information, including your name, location and the emergency assistance required|
|Primary Executive||Tony Hymers, Inspector (Detachment Commander), Ontario Provincial Police, Oxford County Detachment|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services|
|Located In Community||Tillsonburg|
|Address & Map||
90 Concession St E
Tillsonburg, ON N4G 4Z8
|Intersection||Concession St E and King St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door|