The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is always on the lookout for talented men and women with a desire to make a difference to join our team.

All candidates vying for Police Constable positions within the HRPS will undergo a multi-stage selection process, including:

Obtain OACP Certificate

Learn more about obtaining a valid OACP Certificate.

Application Submission

Candidates must complete the online application.

Completed applications must include photocopies of the following supporting documents:

  • valid OACP Certificate (Fitness Log and Medical Examination Package if required)
  • HRPS Waiver Form
  • Current Resume
  • High School Diploma
  • High School Transcripts
  • Post-Secondary School Diploma or Degree
  • Post-Secondary School Transcripts
  • Ontario Driver's Licence
  • Proof of Citizenship (Birth Certificate or Passport)
  • Standard First Aid and Basic Rescuer (Level C) CPR Certificates

For more information, contact the HRPS at 905-825-4747 ext. 5112.

Pre-Background Questionnaire

Candidates are required to complete a Release of Information form and a Pre-Background questionnaire.

Local Focused Interview

Applications are reviewed by recruiters from the HRPS and candidates selected for interviews are contacted.

The personal interview is a one-on-one interview based on the local competencies for the position.

Essential Competencies Interview

The essential competencies interview is conducted by two HRPS recruiting officers to assess a candidate's suitability based on the essential competencies for the position of Police Constable.

Psychological Testing

All candidates are required to complete a psychological assessment, which includes an interview with a psychologist.

Background Investigation

The background investigation may include, but is not limited to, reference checks, verification of educational documents, verification of employment history, and credit checks. Candidates will be required to complete a Personal History Form and supply all requested documentation.

Final Selection

All information collected in previous stages of the selection process is reviewed and compared to the selection criteria. A conditional offer of employment, contingent upon security and medical clearance and final appointment by the Police Services Board, may be made at this stage.

Unsuccessful Applicants

In accordance with the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Constable Selection System, applicants who are unsuccessful at their first essential competencies interview may only be considered by other OACP licenced services after a period of three (3) months. If an applicant is unsuccessful a second time at the essential competency interview stage, there is a six (6) month waiting period prior to further consideration.