This program presents the knowledge, fitness skills and aptitudes to prepare students for a career in law enforcement. The student will have a strong theoretical foundation on which to build communication, ethical and interpersonal skills. Graduates will know the fundamentals of police investigation techniques, police procedures and community policing. This program will appeal to students who are community minded and are of good moral character. Students must have good written and oral communication skills and be able to deal with stressful situations. Being physically fit is also important.
Preparation for the Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP). This is an exit requirement of the program.
Graduates work in municipal, provincial and federal police services, in private security, and as special constables and campus police.
HEALTH & FITNESS REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be able to physically perform the duties of this position. To obtain a diploma in Police Foundations, successful applicants will be required to meet the minimum standards of the PREP. Any student seeking entry into this program should evaluate their physical readiness in anticipation of a rigorous fitness routine.
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.