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Police Foundations

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Justice & Emergency Services (JES)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Description:Modern policing requires officers to possess highly developed social and communication skills, practical law enforcement knowledge, technical skills, and the ability to connect with the communities they serve and protect. In this program you will build these skill sets while gaining vital community outreach experience through a unique program that sees students work with youth from at-risk schools. Training also focuses on mental health strategies in policing related to community members and officers; students will earn their Mental Health First Aid certificate in their course of study.

URL:Police Foundations at Durham College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,099

Cost per year is based on the 2019-2020 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.



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 Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status, and Grade 12 English (ENG/EAE) (C, M or U) (minimum 65 per cent).

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Post-admission, an orientation session is required. Proof of current CBC may be required.

    * 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 July 30, 2020