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How do I become a Toronto Police officer?

The following points outline the process for becoming a police constable with the Toronto Police Service

  • Obtain an OACP Certificate of Results from www.OACPCertificate.ca
  • Complete medical forms with appropriate physicians for hearing and vision standards (Forms available from www.OACPCertificate.ca)
  • Complete an ongoing fitness log; logs from the most current two-weeks may be requested at any time (Forms available from www.OACPCertificate.ca)
  • Submit Toronto Police Service online application
  • Pre-Screening
  • Pre-Background Questionnaire (PBQ) and written Local Focus Interview (LFI)
  • Complete the Leger 20m Shuttle Run, obtaining a minimum of Level 7
  • Blended Interview (in-person Essential Competency Interview (ECI) and Local Focus Interview (LFI))
  • Complete the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2)
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Conditional Offer of Employment Pending Medical Examination
  • Cadet-in-Training at the Ontario Police College

Please be advised that the process for becoming a Police Constable is competitive and as such, an applicant may be declined at any stage of the process.

If you have any questions regarding the above information, please contact a member of the recruiting section.