The Ottawa Police Service is committed to community-policing in partnership with all residents and businesses in Ottawa. Since its creation in 1995, the Ottawa Police has dedicated itself to providing excellent service. Almost 1,500 officers and civilians respond to an average of 231,000 calls every year. Our city has fifteen police districts where officers are assigned to respond to police emergencies and work with residents to solve community problems. We are committed to working together for a safer community.