What is an emergency?
An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, ambulance or fire department. Examples include:
- A serious crime, especially if in progress
- A fire
- A car crash, especially if injuries occur
- A medical emergency
Who do I call in case of an emergency?
If you are on-campus, please call Campus Police (905-569-4333) or Peel Police assistance (9-1-1). Remember, you can also contact Campus Police by dialing the Operator (0) from any campus pay telephone without using coins.
9-1-1 is the emergency telephone number which connects you to Ambulance, Police or Fire in an emergency situation. Calling 9-1-1 helps you reach emergency services when you require immediate assistance.
9-1-1 calls are free of charge from any telephone in Ontario, including pay telephones or cellular phones.
The 9-1-1 emergency number system is provided by the Region of Peel for the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton, and the Town of Caledon.
When to call for a non-emergency?
A non-emergency is when immediate dispatch of the police is NOT required.
- Reporting a crime with no suspect
- Reporting a neighbour dispute
- Reporting a noisy party
You can contact Campus Police’s general inquiries line at 905-828-5200 or Peel Regional Police for non-emergencies at 905-453-3311.