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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.

We welcome applications from candidates who live outside of Ontario. Please note all applicants must meet the minimum requirements for Constable or Cadet within the province.

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March 2020 - Please note we are still recruiting during the COVID-19 pandemic; however, due to the governmental and WHO recommendations, we will not be holding any Local Focus Assessments, Information Sessions, or Practice PREP Sessions until the situation has been downgraded.  Please check back for further updates.

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.  If the documents are not submitted your application will be closed and there will be a six month reapplication penalty imposed.
  4. We will respond to your email once processed and there's an update to provide.  There is no time guarantee on how long this can take so do not dispose of anything that you have provided us.

 

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: Pre-Assessment Process

The information you email us will be assessed for completeness.  If complete you will be invited to attend a Local Focus Assessment (LFA).  

If incomplete you will be contacted to advise of what is outstanding in order to proceed further.  If what has been requested has not been responded to within 14 days, the application will be closed and there will be a six month reapplication penalty imposed.

Step 3: Testing

The LFA may include some, or all, of the following:

  • Sigma Survey for Police Officers (SSPO) written test.
  • General knowledge short answer question.
  • Pre-background questionnaire (PBQ).
  • Possible mini-interview with a Recruiting Officer.
  • Fitness assessment, which consists of the full PREP test

 

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.  There is no time guarantee on how long this may take.

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, and the PIN test.
  • Final employment interview with senior officers.
  • Medical examination.
  • Offer of employment.
  • Uniform fitting.

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.

Cadet

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The Cadet program aims to help young individuals gain critical work and life experience.  At the end of the program, Cadets will gain the skills necessary to pursue a career in policing:

  • 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.
  • 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 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.

Desirable Qualities

The following quality is desirable when considering you for the Cadet program. Preference will be given to those who meet it.

  • Between 18- to 24-years-old.
  • A valid (OACP) Certificate or Applicant Testing Services (ATS) equivalency.

Experienced Police Officers

Please email Recruitment and Staff Support for information.

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

Effective January 2020 OPC tuition fee will be $14,850 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 one week 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 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.

Applicants from Out of Province

We welcome applications from individuals outside of Ontario, applicants must meet the minimum requirements for Constable or Cadet within the province. During the hiring process and testing, and inline with resources, schedules from internal staff and external contractors, every effort will be made to combine stages of the selection process to reduce travel costs for out of province applicants.
All applicants will be expected to fully participate and successfully complete all stages of the application 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 made to the Inspector of Recruitment and Staff Support by email.

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