Commissioned Police Officers

(NOC 0641)

Career Description

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.

Duties May Include

Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a police force or division of a police force,

Develop and implement police force policies and procedures,

Oversee police investigations and ensure that procedures are conducted in accordance with laws and regulations,

Assess performance of subordinates and authorize promotions, transfers and disciplinary actions.

Examples of Titles

Deputy Police Chief
Police Chief
Police Superintendent
RCMP Commissioner

Where They Work

They are employed by municipal, provincial and federal governments.

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

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Community and Justice Services Diploma
Police Foundations Diploma
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Bow Valley College
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Justice Studies Diploma: Law Enforcement Diploma; University Transfer
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma
Community and Justice Services Diploma
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Studies Bachelor
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma; Co-op
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Modified on May 15, 2012