|Study location||Canada, Ontario|
|Type||Short duration, full-time|
|Tuition fee||CA$34,874.36 per programme|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Do you have a desire to make a difference in your community and an interest in serving and protecting the public by upholding the law?
As a Police Foundations graduate, you play an active role in the law enforcement system, ensuring public safety by maintaining law and order: protecting members of the public and their property; and preventing, detecting and investigating crime
Reality-based curriculum taught by former police officers with extensive investigative experience.
Gain practical, in-field experience via volunteer opportunities with municipal police services and local service agencies.
Hands-on experiential learning in the Justice Studies Simulation Lab.
Students who successfully complete first year and the First Aid course are eligible to write the Ontario Security Guard licensing exam.
Graduates or students enrolled in their last level of of Niagara College’s Police Foundations program can gain a Protection, Security and Investigation OR Community and Justice Services (Correctional Worker) diploma with 8 additional months of study, based on available space and admission requirements. See: Pathways tab for more information.
Complete all tasks in compliance with pertinent legislation, as well as policing standards, regulations and guidelines.
Analyze all relevant information and make effective and legally defensible decisions in accordance with ethical and professional standards.
Be accountable for one’s actions when carrying out all tasks.
Develop and implement ongoing effective strategies for personal and professional development.
Ensure the respect of human rights and freedoms in all interactions.
Work co-operatively in multidisciplinary teams to achieve mutual goals.
Collaborate in the development and implementation of community policing strategies.
Monitor, evaluate and document behaviours, situations and events accurately and discreetly in compliance with legal, professional, ethical and organizational requirements.
Mitigate risks and maintain order by applying effective strategies in crisis, conflict and emergency situations.
Take positive actions to help crime victims.
Conduct investigations by collecting, documenting, preserving and presenting admissible evidence.
Bylaw enforcement officer
Municipal, provincial and federal police services