Contact Information
Office Phone 519-735-2424
Toll Free Phone Ontario-wide 1-888-310-1122
After Hours Phone Phones transferred to Provincial Communication Centre
TDD Phone 1-888-310-1133
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 519-735-2415
Text Phone 9-1-1 (please see note in description about registering for this service)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment for the community of Tecumseh 
Text with 9-1-1 Service 
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is now pleased to offer Text with 9-1-1 (T9-1-1) service to persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. 
What is 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. 
How does T9-1-1 work? 
* Register your cell phone for T9-1-1 with your wireless carrier. A list of carriers is available at  
* 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. 
Will T9-1-1 work everywhere in Ontario? 
* No.  
* T9-1-1 service is only offered by some emergency services in Ontario, but the list is expected to grow. Visit to find out if T9-1-1 is available in your area. 
Where can I find more information? 
A range of useful information is available online at 
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Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Dispatch: 24 hr service
Areas Served Tecumseh
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1947
Primary Executive Sergeant Rick Tonial, Detachment Commander; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Tecumseh (Town of)
Address & Map
963 Lesperance Rd
Tecumseh, ON N8N 1W9
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Intersection Lesperance Rd and McNorton St