Minimum Qualifications - Constable

Applicants for Police Constable must meet the following standards, established by Ontario's constable Selection System:

1.       A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada

2.       At least eighteen years of age

3.       Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard to his or her own safety and the safety of the public

4.       Good moral character and habits

5.       Has successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent

6.       Possess a valid driver’s license with no more than six accumulated demerit points, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges

7.       Possess a valid Standard First Aid Certificate and a valid C.P.R. Certificate (Basic Rescuer Level) at the time of hire

8.       Meet the Vision & Hearing standards outlined by the Constable Selection System

9.       No criminal conviction(s) for which a pardon has not been granted

10.      Pass medical examination

You must also successfully complete pre-interview screening in the following areas:

Stage 1

-          Police Analytical Thinking Inventory – PATI

-          Written Communication Test – WCT

-          Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police – PREP

Stage 2

-          Behavioural Personnel Assessment Device for Police – B-PAD

-          Meet the Vision and Hearing standards as outlined by the Constable Selection System

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