Police services in Muskoka are provided by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on a fee-for-service basis. Police services are a financial responsibility of the District Municipality of Muskoka, funded through property tax revenue.
The OPP is obligated to recover the cost of these services provided. Effective January 1, 2015 the New OPP Billing Model has been approved for implementation and phase in by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.
The OPP and Muskoka District Council have implemented a community-based policing model based on feedback and advice reported by Community Policing Committees and the Area Municipalities.
In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately. Public inquiries, feedback and community watch initiatives should be reported by calling 1-888-310-1122.
Additional Community Safety Tips are available for permanent and seasonal residents of Muskoka.
The online Citizen Self Reporting system allows residents to report occurrences without having to go to an OPP detachment. All submissions will be reviewed by an OPP officer, you may be contacted to provide more information. NOTE: a valid email address is required to submit a report.