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Peel Regional Police (PRP) needs skilled individuals like you, who are eager to be a part of our team.

We are committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting professional and skilled employees who reflect our community. With over 2,036 police officers we are dedicated to providing the citizens of Peel the best possible service and ensuring our vision of a safer community together.

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Hiring Process and Testing

Steps in the hiring process include:

Step 1: Application Process

The application process includes:

  1. Meeting minimum requirements.
  2. Applying online to Constable or Cadet, not both. View the guide to assist with the online application. The Recruitment and Staff Support Bureau doesn’t accept resumes as it is an online application process only.
  3. Submission of an application package that gets emailed out to you once your online application has been processed. This package must be sent back to us within 14 days of receiving the email in order to proceed further in the process.

We will respond by email.

Step 2: Pre-Assessment Process

The information you email us will be assessed. 

The possible results:

  • Rejection.
  • Invited to continue to the next step, Local Focus Assessment (LFA).

Step 3: Assessment

The assessment, referred to as the LFA includes:

  • General knowledge test, including a written questionnaire.
  • Pre-background questionnaire (PBQ).
  • Interview with a Recruiting Officer.

If you don’t attend, your application will be closed and you have to wait six months to reapply. If you are successful in the assessment, you will proceed to the final stage.

Step 4: Final Stage of Hiring Process

Steps involved in final stage.

  • In-depth interview with a Recruiting Officer.
  • Mini interview with a Sergeant.
  • Competency assessment test.
  • Competency assessment with our psychologist.
  • Background investigation includes:
    • Check with local, provincial and international law enforcement agencies.
    • Check with all schools attended.
    • Driving history check.
    • Credit and financial related checks.
    • Personal and work references.
  • Home visit.
  • Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP). The PREP test was designed by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and is the physical skills and abilities test of the Constable Selection System.
  • Final employment interview with senior officers.
  • Medical examination.
  • Offer of employment.
  • Uniform fitting.

Minimum Requirements

Constable

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  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Successful completion of at least four years of secondary school or its equivalent.
  • At least a valid Ontario class G driver’s licence with full driving privileges.
  • No criminal conviction(s) for which a pardon hasn’t been granted.
  • Valid Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results (COR):
    • The COR is obtained by completing testing with Applicant Testing Services (ATS).
    • Results must be valid at the time of application, and at the time of the Local Focus Assessment.
  • Good moral character and habits.
  • Physically and mentally able to perform the required duties.
  • Able to pass the Medical Standards.
  • A valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (Basic Rescuer) certificates at time of hire.

 

Cadet

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  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Successful completion of at least four years of secondary school or its equivalent.
  • At least a valid Ontario class G2 driver’s licence.
  • No criminal conviction(s) for which a pardon hasn’t been granted.
  • Good moral character and habits.
  • Physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position.
  • Hands-on exposure to the Applicant Testing Services (ATS) Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP).
  • Able to pass the Medical standards, including vision and hearing.
  • A valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (Basic Rescuer) certificates at time of hire.

Desirable Qualities

The following qualities are desirable when considering you for the Cadet program. Preference will be given to those who meet them.

  • Between 18- to 22-years-old.
  • Valid Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results (COR). The COR is obtained by completing testing with Applicant Testing Services (ATS). Results must be valid at the time of application, and at the time of the Local Focus Assessment.

Experienced Police Officers

  • For Peel Regional Police (PRP) Officers with less than one year of separation, you must have successfully completed your probation to be considered for re-application.
  • PRP Officers with more than one year of separation, and officers from another jurisdiction in Ontario, you must meet all minimum requirements for the Constable position, including having a COR from ATS.
  • If the PREP results have expired on your COR, accommodation for a fitness evaluation by us may be possible.
  • If you are a serving Officer from outside Ontario, but within Canada, you must meet all minimum requirements for the Constable position, including having a valid COR from ATS.
  • If you completed another Police Recruit training program within Canada, there may be exemptions from the Basic Constable Training course (BCT) at the Ontario Police College (OPC); the decision is made by the Director at OPC and will only be requested by us if you are in the application process.
  • If exemption from OPC isn’t granted, you will be required to complete all training as all other new hire Constables.
  • Hiring rank to be determined on an individual basis but not guaranteed. Determined rank won’t exceed Constable, First class.

If you attended OPC, to apply you must first email the Recruitment and Staff Support Sergeant

If you didn’t attend OPC, you are to submit the online application and email the Recruitment and Staff Support Sergeant.

Training

Recruit Training

From the first day of your employment, you are a paid employee and considered a Recruit while undergoing your training until you graduate and become a police Constable. The length of training depends on what position you were hired for.

Length of training:

  • Approximately three weeks of training with us (180 Derry Road); (Refer to map for address and location)
  • 12 weeks at the Ontario Police College (OPC) in Aylmer, Ontario;
  • An additional five weeks of training with us. (180 Derry Road); (Refer to map for address and location)

Following training and graduation, you are given a badge and progress from recruit to the rank of Constable.

You are assigned to a division and your 12-month-long probation period begins. You are assigned to a Field Training Officer (FTO) for approximately three months to complete the stages of training. During this time, your suitability as an officer is regularly assessed.

Ontario Police College Tuition

The OPC tuition fee is $11,065 and is the responsibility of the Recruit.     

New Cadet Training

The Cadet program is a 30 month contract and you are placed on a six-month-long probation period starting on your first day.  You will have five weeks of training prior to starting your regular duties. In addition, you are required to take part in quarterly training and must successfully complete all components of your training.

After the five weeks of training, you are assigned to different departments, but never out on the road, and may be required to work shift work. Your First Aid and CPR must remain current and you must obtain your ATS COR before the end of your first year.

Your suitability to be promoted to Recruit is assessed on an ongoing basis.

Requests for Accommodation

In keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code, accommodation will be given to qualified applicants with a disability to enable their participation in our process.  Requests for accommodation should be made to the Inspector of Recruitment and Staff Support by email.

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