Were you born to serve and protect? Is it part of who you are?

If so, consider a career in policing or public law enforcement.

Are you a Canadian citizen or soon to be? Are you in good health and able to meet the challenges of a physically demanding job? Do you have a grade 12 diploma or equivalent? What about good command of English?  Are you community minded? Have you ever volunteered your time to community service?

Consider a Career In Police Foundations

There are currently 26,205 working police officers in the province of Ontario. Canada wide, the number rises to 68,777. Canada employs approximately 26,000 correctional service workers. The Canada Border Services Agency operates 119 land crossings and 39 international airports. CBSA employs some 12,000 civil servants. In Canada, the private sector of law enforcement currently employs over 100,000 personnel.

Working in a law enforcement career offers unparalleled growth and employment satisfaction. You can improve the lives of others while contributing to the well-being of the community.

If you’re interested in a law enforcement career, consider police foundations training. Police foundations training helps you explore the challenges of working in public law enforcement.  The program also helps you prepare for the many demands in the field.  You can choose a career in policing or a related field in public law enforcement. Let our police foundations program prepare you for your future.

CSPIS’s Police Foundations training may give you an edge in pursuing a police-related career. It might even help you over other police foundations programs from business career colleges. Our strong emphasis on all elements of law enforcement serves as a preparation for candidates wishing to continue on in this challenging career path at the municipal, provincial or federal level. Being a graduate of this intensive, highly focused course could give you an advantage in being accepted into a police academy, and help ensure your success while there.

CSPIS’s police foundations program runs year-round, so you can get started without delay. You can complete your education in far less time than a traditional college program.
A career in public sector law enforcement means working for a publicly funded police force. This difficult and demanding work requires many skills, both physical and mental. Many of these skills can be developed and enhanced with the right training, while others traits are more innate and intuitive.

Learn police foundations from a law enforcement-specialist career college.

Course Outline

Section 1. Developmental Competencies
Report Writing in Policing
Introduction to Computers
First Aid and CPR
Interpersonal and Group Dynamics
Conflict Management
Issues in Diversity

Section 2. Sociology and Political Science
Sociology and Canadian Society
Contemporary Social Problems
Community and Social Services
Youths in Conflict with the Law
First Nations People
Political Science
Public Administration
Principles of Ethical Reasoning

Section 3. Law and Justice

Criminal Law and Civil Law
Criminal Justice System
Criminal Code
Provincial Offences
Use of Force

Section 4. Police Procedures
Police Powers
Interviewing and Investigation
Introduction to Forensic Science
Community Policing
Field Placement in Community Policing
Traffic Management
Lifestyle Management
Interview and Employment Preparation

Entrance Requirements

  • grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • detailed pre-enrollment interview
  • entrance abilities test

Graduation Requirements

  • credit for each of the four modules in this program
  • an overall average of 60% is required as a minimum passing standard
  • a grade of 80% or higher to qualify for an honours diploma

Marks are awarded for independent and classroom exercises, quizzes, tests and exams.

For more information about the Police Foundations program, please contact our Admissions Department at (416) 785-5701.

Not just a thrilling lifestyle—it’s your future.