Commissioned Police Officers

(NOC 0431)

What do Commissioned Police Officers do?

Commissioned police officers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate police force administration and police activities such as maintaining law and order and detecting and preventing crime. This unit group includes officers from the rank of staff sergeant to police commissioner. Commissioned officers in the railway police are also included in this unit group.

How to become: Commissioned Police Officers

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • A university degree in the social sciences or in business administration is usually required.
  • Several years of experience as a police officer are required.

Where to study for a career as: Commissioned Police Officers

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Forensic Science - Specialization in Law & Policing (B.Sc.F.S.) Bachelor
Sociology (B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
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Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations (Fast-Track) Diploma; University Transfer
Police Foundations Diploma; University Transfer
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Popular Culture Bachelor
Popular Culture Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Community and Justice Services Diploma
Police Foundations Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma
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Modified on April 06, 2022

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