Police Officers

(NOC 6261)
+17.14%
 

Career Description

Police officers protect the public, detect and prevent crime and perform other activities directed at maintaining law and order.

Duties May Include

Police officers perform some or all of the following duties:

Patrol assigned areas to maintain public safety and order and to enforce laws and regulations;

Investigate crimes and accidents, secure evidence, interview witnesses, compile notes and reports and provide testimony in courts of law;

Arrest criminal suspects;

Provide emergency assistance to victims of accidents, crimes and natural disasters;

Participate in crime prevention, public information and safety programs;

May supervise and co-ordinate the work of other police officers.

Examples of Titles

Law Enforcement Officer

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Human Geography and Diploma in Policing and Criminal Justice Bachelor; Honours
Human Geography and Diploma in Policing and Criminal Justice Bachelor
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma
Police Foundations (full-time online) Diploma; Online
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St. Lawrence College
Kingston, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations (Fast Track) Diploma
Police Foundations Diploma
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triOS College (Hamilton Campus)
Hamilton, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma
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triOS College (Kitchener Campus)
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma
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Modified on May 20, 2012