School of Community Justice and Police Studies

Police Foundations

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Start an exciting career in the field of law enforcement and become a leader in your community.

Overview

Learn from experienced professors, inside and outside of the classroom. Throughout your training you will work on a number of projects with policing agencies and may have the opportunity to be paired with a serving police officer mentor. Canadore has close partnerships with municipal, regional, and provincial police services, providing you with vital experience and networking opportunities.

Your Future Career

  • Provincial/Municipal police agencies
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Public and private law enforcement agencies
  • Canadian military
  • Corrections
  • Border services

What You Learn

  • Criminology
  • Criminal and civil law
  • Interviewing and investigation
  • Psychology
  • Fitness and lifestyle management
  • Provincial offences
  • Community policing
  • First Nations communities
  • Traffic management
  • Forensics

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Semester 1

SLJ 101 Introduction to Canadian Criminal Justice
SLJ 102 Criminology I
SOC 100 Foundations in Sociology
CMM 125 College Communications
PSY 100 Foundations in Psychology
SLJ 104 Careers in Criminal Justice
PFP 106 Ethics in Law Enforcement
PFP 108 Fitness and Lifestyle Management I

Semester 2

SLJ 305 Youth in Conflict
HUM 200 Group Dynamics
CMM 230 Workplace Communication
GENED General Education Elective - Online
PFP 205 Canadian Politics and Public Administration
PFP 206 Community and Social Services
PFP 210 Introduction to Forensics
PFP 208 Fitness and Lifestyle Management II

Semester 3

SLJ 304 Issues in Diversity and First Nations
PFP 301 Criminal and Civil Law
PFP 302 Criminal Code I
PFP 303 Police Powers I
PFP 304 Interviewing and Investigations
PFP 306 Community Policing I
PFP 307 Traffic Management I
PFP 308 Fitness and Lifestyle Management III

Semester 4

PFP 401 Provincial Offences
PFP 402 Criminal Code and Federal Statutes
PFP 403 Police Powers II
PFP 410 Crime Scene Analysis and Reconstruction 
PFP 405 Conflict Management
PFP 406 Community Policing II
PFP 407 Traffic Management II
PFP 408 Career Fitness Testing
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 - - $3904.02
2 2849.02 $1010 - - $3859.02

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

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OSSD or equivalent
ENG4C or ENG4U

Students are encouraged to get their First Aid/CPR training as well as the 40 Security Training and Certification.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Community and Justice Services – 1 year to complete
  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?

Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Jennifer Sutton – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Jennifer.Sutton@canadorecollege.ca