Ontario Provincial Police
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Become a Police Officer

If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, then why not consider joining the Ontario Provincial Police?

If you are committed to working collaboratively with communities to prevent crime and improve public safety, then a career in policing could be right for you. We are one of the largest police services in North America, responsible for policing over one million square kilometres of land and waterways.

Why Join The OPP?

From a competitive salary to exceptional support services and the opportunity to experience careers within a career, the OPP is a perfect fit for people who are adventurous, hard-working and dedicated to making a difference. But don’t take our word for it! Hear what OPP officers across Ontario have to say about their experiences on the job.

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OPP Recruit Class

What We’re Looking For in Recruit Candidates

Competitive applicants enjoy continuous learning. They have a positive work history and experience in leadership roles, are professional and strive for excellence. In order to serve all community members with fairness, equality and respect, it is integral for police officers to be honest, accountable, caring and committed to upholding the law and keeping our province safe.

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How to Apply to Join Our Next Recruit Class

Whether you are ready to submit your application or looking for mentoring services to help you along the way, our team is here to ensure that candidates have access to the information and tools needed to be successful in the hiring process.

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What Happens After You’re Sworn-In

A career in policing begins with training at Ontario Police College in Alymer, Ontario. OPP recruits receive additional training through the Provincial Police Academy, located at OPP General Headquarters in Orillia.

Experts in areas such as crisis intervention and de-escalation will teach you how to uphold the law and preserve public safety, while treating each and every member of the public with respect, compassion and fairness.

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