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Calling Police

For emergency assistance, call 9-1-1.
This service quickly links callers to Police, Fire and/or Ambulance Services.

For non-emergencies, call 403-328-4444.

To be directed to other units at the Lethbridge Police Service, contact the general inquiries line at 403-327-2210.

An emergency includes those situations when lives are at risk or there is severe bodily injury, when the loss or destruction of property is at risk, or if a crime is in progress or has just occurred. This includes:

  • Impaired driving
  • Collisions causing injuries
  • Fire and medical emergencies
  • Robbery
  • Domestic disturbances with violence
  • Assault
  • Break and enter

Call our non-emergency number:

  • When a crime has occurred that requires police, but the crime is not currently in progress, there is no immediate threat to public safety or property and there are no bodily injuries
  • To make a report
  • For police information/advice

Certain non-emergency crimes can also be submitting using the Lethbridge Police Online Crime Reporting tool.   

Text with 9-1-1 (T9-1-1) is a service available to Lethbridge residents who are part of the deaf, deafened, hard-of-hearing or speech-impaired (DHHSI) community.

During an emergency, T9-1-1 provides 9-1-1 call centres with the ability to converse with the caller using text messaging. 

In order to use the T9-1-1 service, members of the DHHSI community must first register with their wireless service provider and confirm their cell phone’s compatibility with the program.

For more information about this service, or to register, see the TEXT with 9-1-1 website

If you dial 9-1-1 in error, please stay on the line so an operator can speak with you to confirm that you do not require police assistance. Do not hang up before speaking with an operator.

Crime Stoppers is an independent organization that takes anonymous tips about criminal activity and passes that information onto law enforcement. To contact Crime Stoppers:

  • Phone 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
    • Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to “Call Display” or “Call Trace” and does not record telephone conversations
  • Go online at
  • Download the P3 Tips App on Google Play or the Apple Store

Please note that not all tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are investigated.

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