**Registration for the 2017 fall PEACE session is now full. To request a spot on the waiting list for the Winter 2018 session, click on the link below to download the application.**
The Halton Regional Police Service has run its Police Ethnic And Cultural Education Youth Leadership Program (PEACE) to promote understanding and cultural awareness among Halton-area high school students since 1988.
Working closely with members of the Halton Regional Police Service in a variety of in-class sessions and realistic scenarios, PEACE students improve their cultural proficiency, communication and leadership skills and experience all aspects of policing - from mock initial calls to the scene, through to the arrest and mock trial of the accused.
The PEACE Youth Leadership Program is offered twice annually in the spring and fall to coincide with the school calendar year.
PEACE Youth Leadership Program participants are assigned group projects and challenges dealing with a broad spectrum of law enforcement topics and issues, including:
To be considered for the Halton Regional Police Service PEACE Youth Leadership Program, candidates must:
A graduation ceremony is held at the Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters at the end of the course.
As part of the ceremony, all PEACE Youth Leadership Program students are presented with a certificate and photograph and you will also receive credit for 20 hours volunteer work towards community involvement required for high school graduation.
To be considered for the next PEACE Youth Leadership Program intake, contact your High School Liaison Officer or:
Cst. Steve Elms
905-825-4747 ext. 5041