Police Foundations
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  • Program Length:
  • Two Year - Ontario College Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of two consecutive semesters of the Protection, Security and Investigation program with a GPA of 2.7 OR a Protection, Security and Investigation Diploma. See the Program Coordinator for details.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program presents the knowledge, fitness skills and aptitudes to prepare students for a career in law enforcement. The student will have a strong theoretical foundation on which to build communication, ethical and interpersonal skills. Graduates will know the fundamentals of police investigation techniques, police procedures and community policing.

This program will appeal to students who are community minded and are of good moral character. They must have good written and oral communication skills and be able to deal with stressful situations. Being physically fit is also important.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Community placement for volunteer hours
  • Preparation for the Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP). This is an exit requirement of the program.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates work in municipal, provincial and federal police services, in private security, and as special constables and campus police.

HEALTH & FITNESS REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be able to physically perform the duties of this position. To obtain a diploma in Police Foundations, successful applicants will be required to meet the minimum standards of the PREP. Any student seeking entry into this program should evaluate their physical readiness in anticipation of a rigorous fitness routine.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: B819

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
JUS104
3
Psychology for Law and Justice
JUS100
3
Law & Justice Communications I
JUS103
3
Issues in Canadian Criminal Justice
JUS105
3
Ethics & Professionalism
JUS101
3
Lifestyle and Fitness Management I
JUS102
3
Interpersonal & Group Dynamics
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective

Semester 2
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
JUS202
3
Conflict Management
JUS203
3
Criminology
JUS201
3
Lifestyles & Fitness Management II
JUS200
3
Law & Justice Communications II
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
JUS204
3
Interviewing and Investigations

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
PFP302
3
Criminal Code
PFP303
3
Police Powers I
PFP305
3
Youth in Conflict with the Law
PFP308
3
Lifestyle & Fitness Management III
PFP310
3
Traffic Management & Provincial Offences
PFP311
2
Community Policing & Community Service
PFP109
2
Political Science

Semester 4
PFP402
3
Criminal Code & Federal Statue
PFP404
3
Investigations & Evidence
PFP409
2
Police Powers II
PFP418
2
Lifestyle & Fitness Management IV
PFP316
4
Mathematics for Law Enforcement
PFP301
3
Criminal and Civil Law