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Careers

Joining the Windsor Police Service provides a unique career opportunity. From your initial days learning the basics of police work, you will benefit from advancement opportunities and explore different units as your career evolves and grows in an inclusive and welcoming environment.

3 Cadets at the Windsor Police

Cadet

Cadets will perform such duties as lawfully assigned and are accountable to their supervisors and other members. Cadets must attend Ontario Police College before advancing to 4th Class Constables and attend the Ontario Police College. Cadets are deployed to various positions, including court services and traffic.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

1. Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada 
2. 18 years old or older
3. Hold a valid ‘G’ class driver's license
4. Have a valid standard first aid and CPR certificate (basic rescuer level C)
5. Physically and mentally fit to perform duties of the position.

6. Must have a valid OACP Certificate of Results    

*PLEASE NOTE:

Do NOT include DOB or SIN # on any documentation or your resume that you submit.

Experienced Officers at Windsor Police

Experienced Officer

Police officers respond to calls for service, prevent crime, protect life and property, preserve the peace, enforce, and investigate violations of federal, provincial and municipal laws, provide information and guidance to citizens, and promote traffic safety.

 

All applicants must:

  • Have completed a Canadian police recruit training program comparable to the Ontario Police College program;

  • Be currently serving or have served with a Canadian police service within the last two years;

POSITION DUTIES: • Remain current on federal, provincial, and municipal laws; • Assume an active role in community-based and problem-oriented policing; • Perform general patrol and respond to calls for service; • Enforce federal, provincial, and municipal laws; • Provide traffic control, traffic enforcement, and collision investigation services; • Prevent crime, investigate crime, and process offenders; • Promote and maintain good community relations; • Attend court when necessary; • Prepare and submit detailed duty and investigative notes as required; • Articulate the justification for the appropriate level of use of force; • Attend community meetings as required; • Undertake special projects or assignments as required and report on the results. The above job description outlines the principal function of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in this job. –––––––––––––––––––––––––– ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: If applying from another police service in Ontario, applicants must: • Be currently serving or have served with an Ontario police service within the last two years; • Be a graduate of the Ontario Police College in accordance with provisions of the Police Services Act of Ontario; • Have completed probationary period with their originating police service in accordance with Section 44, Police Services Act of Ontario; • Be a member in good standing; • Possess a driver’s licence with full driving privileges. If applying from another police service in Canada, applicants must: • Have completed a Canadian police recruit training program comparable to the Ontario Police College program; • Be currently serving or have served with a Canadian police service within the last two years; ____________________________ Those with experience in the following services are eligible to write the exemption examination: • Atlantic Police Academy • Brandon Police Service • British Columbia Justice Institute • Calgary Police Service • Ecole Nationale de Police du Quebec • Edmonton Police Service • Military Police • Saskatchewan Police Service • Winnipeg Police Service –––––––––––––––––––––––––– INCENTIVES • Hired at a salary corresponding with their level of policing experience • Vacation credit consistent with WPS collective agreement • Option to amalgamate your existing pension plan with OMERS

*PLEASE NOTE:

Do NOT include DOB or SIN # on any documentation or your resume that you submit.

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Special Constable

Special Constables enhance the effectiveness of our Police Service, contributing significantly to the overall security and well-being of our society.
Special Constables serve as civilian employees, organized into two distinct units: Courts and Detention.


Courts Special Constables oversee the transportation of individuals in custody, facilitating their movement between the South West Detention Centre, Superior Court, Ontario Court of Justice Facility, and Windsor Police Headquarters.


Detention Unit Special Constables manage various aspects of prisoner handling within the Detention Unit at Windsor Police Headquarters. Their responsibilities include prisoner registration, supervision, ensuring safety and security, as well as conducting fingerprinting and photographing procedures for all individuals in custody.


Special Constables will initially be recruited for temporary part-time roles before progressing to permanent part-time positions. Full-time positions within Courts and Detention facilities will be internally advertised as they become vacant, with part-time Special Constables eligible to apply.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. •Minimum age requirement is 18 years. •Should hold a Grade 12 graduation diploma recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Education or have completed post-secondary education as an adult student at an accredited institution. •Must have a valid OACP Certificate of Results. •A valid Class ‘G’ Driver's Licence •Current certification in First Aid/CPR •Physical capability to perform essential job duties is essential. •Availability for all shifts in a 24-hour schedule is mandatory. •Successful completion of the PREP Test (no shuttle run)

*PLEASE NOTE:

Do NOT include DOB or SIN # on any documentation or your resume that you submit.

Please Note:

We are currently not accepting applications for Special Constables.

E911 Communicator at Windsor Police Services

Emergency 911 Communicator

The Windsor Police Service Communications Centre
is responsible for handling calls for service for the City of Windsor​ and Town of Amherstburg.
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Communicators respond to incoming ​​9-1-1 emergency calls, non-emergency calls for service, and administrative calls. Communicators serve the general public, partner emergency services departments, alarm companies, tow companies, utilities, and other commercial agencies. In addition, they dispatch Windsor Police front line officers to all calls for service. 

QUALIFICATIONS: • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. • Typing speed of 40 words per minute (minimum) • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills • Minimum 6 months work experience in a professional environment • Candidates must submit to a multi-tasking test, behavioural assessment and psychological test • High level of coordination for attention to multiple computers and input devices; • Ability to sit for sustained periods when relief from work station is not readily available; • Ability to monitor multiple screens for entire shift; • Active listening skills for call taking and dispatching. _________________________ POSITION DUTIES: • Answer emergency and non-emergency calls; • Monitor multiple radio stations for transmissions; • Dispatch and co-ordinate police field units; • Attend court and give evidence when required. • Must become proficient in the 10-Code and phonetic alphabet;

*PLEASE NOTE:

Do NOT include DOB or SIN # on any documentation or your resume that you submit.

Please Note:

We are currently not accepting applications for E911 Communicators.

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CAREER ADVANCEMENT

There are many opportunities for career development and advancement. Specialty units include, but are not limited to:

  • Emergency Services Unit

  • Major Crimes Unit

  • Financial Crimes Unit

  • Marine Unit

  • Special Victims Unit

  • Community Services

  • Traffic Enforcement Unit

  • Drugs & Guns Unit

  • K9 Unit

  • Forensic Identification Unit

  • Nurse Police Team (NPT)

  • Crisis Response Team

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