If you need emergency police assistance, call 911.

The Town of Tecumseh has contracted the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for police services. The Town is one of five municipalities served by the Essex County OPP Detachment.

The police contract is administered by the Tecumseh Police Services Board.

For more information about the Ontario Provincial Police, please visit the OPP website.


  • To make a report to the OPP, call 1-888-310-1122 (TTY 1-888-310-1133)
  • Online Citizen Self Reporting is available for minor occurrences
  • For the administrative office of the Tecumseh OPP Detachment, call 519-735-2424

Tecumseh OPP Detachment

Location - 963 Lesperance Road, Tecumseh, ON, N8N 1W9

Hours of operation - Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm

Telephone – 519-735-2424

Criminal Record Checks

OPP record check

Project Safe Trade

Sign showing Internet Purchase Exchange ZoneTwo parking spots at the Tecumseh OPP Detachment are set aside as a “safe zone” for residents to exchange property and money from online transactions. Project Safe Trade got its start in Tecumseh and is now a province-wide initiative of the OPP.

Collision reporting

If you are involved in a minor collision that meets certain conditions, you can report it to the Collision Reporting Centre at the Essex County OPP Detachment. It is located at 1219 Hicks Road (off Manning Road), Essex, telephone 519-723-2491. The hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm.

Fees and fines

  • Registering your house alarm is required to prevent fines for false alarms. The completed Alarm Registration Form, along with payment, can be dropped off or mailed to the Town of Tecumseh Town Hall, located at 917 Lesperance Road, Tecumseh, ON, N8N 1W8.
  • You can pay your parking fines at the Town of Tecumseh Town Hall using cash, debit or credit card. Tickets other than parking can be paid online at www.paytickets.ca for a nominal fee.

Tecumseh Community Policing Committee

The Tecumseh Community Policing Committee is made up of local civilian volunteers and members of the OPP. The Committee acts as a link between the police and the community to identify and resolve public issues, as well as plan events that promote community safety. If you are interested in joining, please complete and submit the application form TCPC application to the Tecumseh OPP Detachment.

Useful links

Windsor and Essex County Crime Stoppers

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)