Police, Fire & Ambulance

Waterloo Region Police Service - for a police emergency dial 911

For non-emergencies, please dial 519-653-7700 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge or 519-570-3000 from all other areas.

The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) provides policing services for the Region of Waterloo which includes the cities of Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, as well as the townships of North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.

Fire Services - for a fire emergency dial 911

Fire services within Waterloo Region are the responsibility of the city or township you live in.

City fire departments:

Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo

Volunteer township fire departments:

North Dumfries, WellesleyWilmot , Woolwich

Paramedic Services (ambulance) - for a medical emergency please call 911

Ambulance service in Waterloo Region is the responsibility of Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services. Paramedic Services is committed to ensuring all Region residents receive exceptional pre-hospital care.

Tiered response of local Fire and Police resources through this centre, ensures the quickest possible response to life-threatening emergencies. All local fire departments now provide rapid cardiac defibrillation in support of paramedics.