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Peel Regional Police (PRP) is committed to attracting and retaining skilled, professional employees who represent our community.  We are looking for inclusive, talented and qualified individuals like you who want to achieve, inspire, lead, engage, and innovate.  We encourage you to join us, bring your story and be part of the positive and progressive change occurring at PRP.

 

Minimum Requirements

Constable

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  • Possess a valid Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate or Applicant Testing Services (ATS) equivalency.
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • At least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • In good health and able to meet the physical, mental and medical requirements of the Peel Regional Police Service.
  • Good moral character and habits.
  • Successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent.
  • Meet vision and hearing requirements as outlined by OACP.
  • Possess a valid Ontario driver`s licence with full privileges and no more than six accumulated demerit points.
  • Possess a valid First Aid and CPR certificate prior to employment.

  • Pass a detailed background check that includes security clearance, credit and reference checks.
  • If convicted of a criminal offence under a federal statute, you must obtain a pardon.  If you have `Findings of Guilt`, which have resulted in absolute or conditional discharges, the records must be `sealed` by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
  • Must have received, or be scheduled to receive, the approved full dosage of COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire, in accordance with the recommendation of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of health.

Cadet

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We provide a Police Cadet apprenticeship-style program for younger candidates to gain insight and experience in policing prior to gaining employment as a Recruit Constable.  The Cadet Program is up to a 30-month program that socializes new candidates into the policing culture, provides them with learning and developmental opportunities and familiarizes them with the policies, procedures and work practices of PRP through various training assignments.  We currently have a complement of 30 Cadets who provide valuable assistance to the various bureaus to which they are assigned while gaining experience and exposure to different areas of the organization and better preparing them to be candidates for Recruit Constables.

 

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Are between the ages of 18 to 24.
  • In good health and able to meet the physical, mental and medical requirements of the Peel Regional Police Service.
  • Good moral character and habits.
  • No criminal conviction(s) for which a pardon has not been granted.
  • Good moral character and habits.
  • Successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent.
  • Meet vision and hearing requirements as outlined by Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP).
  • Possess a valid Ontario driver’s licence with minimum G2 privileges and no more than six accumulated demerit points.
  • Possess a valid First Aid and CPR certificate prior to employment.
  • Pass a detailed background check that includes security clearance, credit and reference checks.
  • If convicted of a criminal offence under a federal statute, you must obtain a pardon.  If you have `Findings of Guilt`, which have resulted in absolute or conditional discharges, the records must be `sealed` by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
  • Must have received, or be scheduled to receive, the approved full dosage of COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire, in accordance with the recommendation of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of health.
  • Cadets are required to obtain their OACP Certificate to be considered for a Recruit Constable position.

Experienced Police Officers

Please email Recruitment and Staff Support for information.

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Recruitment Process

Steps in the hiring process include:

Step 1: Online Application Process

  1. Must meet minimum requirements;
  2. Complete online application;
  3. Applicants emailed Personal History Form and Consent Waiver
  4. Submit requested application documents within 14 days:
  • Personal History Form
  • Consent waiver
  • Vision and Hearing forms
  • Driver's licence
  • Birth Certificate (Citizenship and Permanent Resident card also required if born outside of Canada)
  • School Transcripts
  • OACP Certificate (for Constables and any Cadet applicants who have already obtained it)
  • First Aid/CPR (if obtained)

Note:

  • Failure to provide all documentation may result in your disqualification from the application process.  If disqualified, you will be restricted from re-applying for a uniform posting for six months.

  • To assist with the online application, view the guide.
  • The Recruitment and Staff Support Bureau does not accept resumes.

Compatible Browsers

See below for a complete list of supported browsers and versions that are compatible with our online application system.

Firefox

Firefox 38 Extended Support Release, and Firefox 42 Rapid Release for Windows at a minimum are supported.

Chrome

Chrome 43 Rapid Release for Windows, and Chrome 5 for Android at a minimum are supported.

Explorer
Explorer 11
Explorer 11 is supported.
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge 25.10586 at a minimum is supported.
Safari

Safari 8 for OS X, and Safari 8.0.2 for iOS at a minimum are supported.

Step 2: Applicant Screening

The applicant screening process may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal History Form;
  • Pre-Background Questionnaire (PBQ);
  • Short answer writing assessment;
  • Mini-interview.

Step 3: Physical Fitness Assessment

The Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (P.R.E.P.) Test consists of the following two assessments:

Pursuit Restraint Circuit

The Pursuit Restraint Circuit is a total distance of 100 meters and consists of:

  • Climbing up and down a set of stairs four times;
  • Scaling a 1.2 meter (4 foot) fence twice;
  • Pulling your body up to look over a 2 meter (6.5 foot) fence twice;
  • Crawling under a low barrier four times;
  • Engaging twice with two machines involving force requirements that are necessary to accomplish the control and restraint of a resisting offender;
  • Pulling a 170 pound mannequin and dragging it a distance of 15 meters to simulate pulling a victim or offender from a car then dragging them to a triage area

In order to achieve a Meets Standard on this assessment, an applicant must complete the circuit in 2 minutes and 37 seconds or less.

Leger 20 Meter Shuttle Run
  • Applicant runs across a 20 meter distance guided by an audible sound;
  • At each full stage the speed increases requiring the applicant to run faster;
  • The test is complete when the applicant misses two consecutive warning areas

In order to achieve a Meets Standard on the assessment, an applicant must achieve a minimum stage 7.0 level or higher.

An applicant must meet standard on both assessments for a successful P.R.E.P. test result

Note: Applicants who fail to show for their P.R.E.P. test without notification may be disqualified from the application process and restricted from re-applying for a uniform posting for six months.

Step 4: Selection Process

  1. In-depth interview with a Recruiter
  2. Psychological Evaluation and Assessment
  3. Detailed background check.  Includes security clearance, credit, reference checks and home visit
  4. Hiring board interview
  5. Medical assessment and uniform fitting
  6. Formal Offer of Employment

Training

Recruit Training

On your first day of employment, you are a paid employee and considered a Recruit Constable.

Length of Training:

  • Three weeks pre–Ontario Police College (OPC) training with the PRP Training Bureau at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga;
  • 12 weeks Basic Constable Training at the OPC in Aylmer, Ontario;
  • Eight weeks of post–OPC training with the PRP Training Bureau at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga.

Upon successful completion of all training, you will attend a graduation ceremony where you will be sworn-in as a 4th Class Constable and receive your police badge and warrant card.

As a new constable, you will be assigned to a working division where you will work 12-hour shifts and receive approximately three months of practical on-the-road training with a Field Training Officer (FTO) who will provide you with ongoing feedback and assessment of your performance. You will be required to successfully complete 12 months of probation and receive suitable evaluations to be considered for re-classification to a 3rd Class Constable with a pay increase. 

OPC Tuition

Effective January 2021, OPC tuition fee will be $14,850 and is the responsibility of the recruit.     

New Cadet Training

On your first day of employment, you are a paid employee and considered a Cadet 2nd Class.

You will receive one week of training with the PRP Training Bureau at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga.  Upon successful completion of all training, you will be posted to various work assignments throughout PRP.  Work assignments range from four to six months in duration. You will be required to work a variety of shift schedules including 12-hour shifts.  You will also be required to successfully complete six months of probation, quarterly fitness testing and training and receive suitable evaluations to be considered for re-classification to a Cadet 1st Class with a pay increase.

Cadets in possession of a valid OACP certificate, a G class driver’s licence and who have demonstrated their suitability to become a police constable may be eligible for promotion to Recruit Constable.

Applicants from Out of Province

We welcome applications from persons who reside outside Ontario that meet the minimum requirements for a Constable or Cadet position.  Applicants will be required to participate and successfully complete each stage of the recruitment process to be considered for employment.  Every effort will be made to minimize the amount of travel required to complete components of the recruitment process.

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 emailed to Recruitment and Staff Support.

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