Georgian College

Police Foundations

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Program Information

School:Georgian College
Faculty:Community Safety
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Police Science
Law Enforcement Investigation and Interviewing
Protective Services Operations
Description:Students participate in both academic and practical courses that develop the knowledge and skills demanded by Canadian police services. A common first year with the Protection/Security and Investigation program and the Community and Justice Service program allows students the opportunity to transfer between programs after the first year of study. During the first year, students focus on gaining an understanding of criminal justice in Canada as well as practicing healthy and active lifestyles related to law enforcement.

In this program, students focus on forensic crime scene investigation, interview skills, use of force theory and application, police powers, and crisis intervention techniques. Physical training and career preparation components of the program are designed to prepare students to meet the specific demands of police recruitment processes and a career in the field.


URL:Police Foundations at Georgian College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,088

Estimated cost is based on the 2017-2018 academic year (Owen Sound campus). For tuition fees at other campuses, please visit: http://www.georgiancollege.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017-18-First-year-program-fees-2.pdf.
Scholarships:10
Careers:Commissioned Police OfficersPolice Officers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Keyboarding ability, basic computer literacy and word processing skills are also recommended.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 17, 2017