Natural attrition and a growing urban population have resulted in an increasing demand for new police and security personnel. The OPP, RCMP and municipal agencies are currently actively pursuing new recruits.

Graduates of the Police Foundations 51-Week program are trained to pursue a career in the various policing agencies across Canada. Alternative career paths include Canadian customs and immigration, custody and correctional services, and federal and provincial government enforcement bodies. Court bailiffs, campus police, wardens, personal and property security officers, 9-1-1 operators, and loss prevention control personnel are also in high demand across the country.

Throughout the program, students become involved with their local community through assisting police services or event security detail. Students are required to wear the prescribed uniform and name tag during classes and practicum placement.

 

Police Foundations Courses:

Communications Community and Social Services
Community Policing Contemporary Policing
Contemporary Social Problems Criminal Law and Civil Law
Psychology Application of Canada’s Criminal Laws
Arrest, Search, and Seizure Canadian Government and Politics
Academic and Professional Success Strategies/AODA & OH&S
Federal Statutes
Ethical Reasoning Criminology
Youth in Conflict with the Law Traffic Management
Sociology Report Writing
Provincial Offences Principles of Investigation
Principles of Conflict Management Physical Education
Lifestyle Management Diversity & First Nations Peoples
Interviewing and Investigation Interpersonal Relations
Intro to Windows, Outlook, and Google Apps CPR and First Aid Certification
Business Writing Skills
Job Search

Police Foundations Program Coordinators

Robert Gray, Ret. Police Officer
Program Coordinator
North Bay Campus

Theresa Haley, B.A.
Program Coordinator
Sudbury Campus

Mike Thomas, Ret. Police Officer
Program Coordinator
Barrie Campus

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