Public security

Public Security ensures the protection of residents and property on the Hudson territory. It also aims to promote prevention among the public.


Prepare an emergency kit

All residents should be prepared for emergencies. Having an emergency kit will enable you and your family meet your basic needs for a few days. Your kit should contain most of the following items:

  • Battery-powered or wind-up radio with spare batteries
  • Flashlights with spare batteries
  • Blankets or sleeping bags (one per person)
  • Water for 3 days- at least 2 litres per person per day
  • Food for 3 days – such as canned foods, energy bars, and dried foods
  • Infant formula
  • Manual can opener
  • First-aid kit
  • Candles and matches / lighters
  • Set of key sof the car and house
  • Whistle (to attract attention)
  • Some cash in small bills
  • Important personal documents and identification
  • Prescription medications and medical equipment
  • Personal care and hygiene supplies
  • Multi-purpose tool with knife
  • Dust mask
  • Pet food and leash

Here are some sites where you can find some additional information to help prepare your emergency kit:

The Town of Hudson has an emergency response plan for coming to the aid of residents in the event of an apprehended major disaster. If you find yourself faced with a major disaster, such as:

Hazardous materials spills

Plane crash

Train derailment

Collapse of buildings or structures

Uncontrollable fires, explosions

Flood, tornado, hurricane, ice storm, torrential rain

Major breakdown of essential services (electricity, water, telephone)


Or if you are faced with a situation involving risk and vulnerability, such as:

Heat wave

Extreme cold spell

Epidemic or pandemic

Dam burst



The municipal authorities will implement their emergency response plan when the situation requires. The plan comprises four steps:





The goal is to ensure an integrated and effective intervention in order to fully meet the needs of disaster victims, while encouraging appropriate participation by individuals.

In such a situation, the Town will assign intervention tasks to all municipal employees and coordinate the collaboration of relief organizations and volunteer community organizations in the Town of Hudson.

Emergency (police, fire, ambulance)

Assistance to residents

Fire services (non-emergency calls)
(450) 458-5347

Hudson Town Hall
(450) 458-5347

Emergency shelter (Community Centre)
(450) 458-6699

Poison control centre
1 (800) 463-5060

Hudson Medi-Centre
(450) 458-5393

Nova (V.O.N.)
(450) 458-5727

Pharmacy Marc Rabbat et Michel Najm
(450) 458-4686

Lakeshore General Hospital
(514) 630-2225

Hawkesbury District Hospital
(613) 632-1111

Valleyfield General Hospital
(450) 371-9920

C.L.S.C. (Vaudreuil-Dorion)
(450) 455-6171

C.L.S.C. (Rigaud)
(450) 451-6609

1 (800) 790-2424

Bell Canada
611, 310-2355, 310-7070

Dog Catcher (D. Laniel)
(450) 455-3950

Hudson Animal Hospital
(450) 458-5382

Tri-L Kennel Boarding
(450) 458-4788

To contact any of these departments:

Fire Department
529, Main Road
Hudson, Québec J0P 1H0
Phone: 450-458-5347, ext 5222

Public Security Coordinator
Director General
64 Cedar
Hudson, Québec J0P 1H0
Phone: 450-458-5347

Operations Management for Emergency Measures
Daniel Leblanc,
Director, Fire Department
529 Main Road
Hudson Québec J0P 1H0
Phone: 450-458-5347, ext 5221