Police Officers

(NOC 6261)

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:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma
Police Foundations (Accelerated) Diploma
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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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Middlesex University
The Burroughs, Hendon, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Criminology (Policing) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 20, 2012