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Experienced/ Trained Police Officers

Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Do you have the leadership and professionalism to serve the people of Saint John with integrity, accountability and valour?

Then join the Saint John Police as an experienced or trained police officer! We are looking for individuals who have a dedication to duty to serve their communities.

You will have the opportunity to lead and make a positive impact in the community by enforcing laws, preventing crime and promoting safety. At the Saint John Police, we value inclusiveness, integrity and professionalism.

We are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our community and we expect the same of our officers. As a member of the Saint John Police, you will be part of a team of dedicated professionals who are dedicated to making a difference.

We are looking for individuals who are ready to take on the challenge and make a difference in their community.

We offer competitive wages and benefits, high quality training, and many future opportunities to grow and gain experience in leadership and specialized units.

If you have the leadership, accountability, professionalism and valour needed to join the Saint John Police, apply today and become a difference maker in your community!

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Requirements: experienced or trained police officers:

The minimum requirements to become a Sworn Police Officer, as outlined in the New Brunswick Police Act:

  • Minimum 19 years of age
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • One of the following three options:
    • Graduate of the Atlantic Police Academy Police Science Program
    • Graduate of a comparable training course offered at a police training institute approved by the Minister of Public Safety
    • Have served a minimum of three years of satisfactory full-time service as a member of any police force in Canada
  • Not having been convicted of an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act or Food & Drug Act for which you have not received a pardon.
  • Be of good character and habits
  • Possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • Must be medically fit to police force standards
  • Must be able to pass the Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) test to police standards

In addition to the Atlantic Police Academy located in Summerside, PEI, graduates of the following Police Training Academies are also currently recognized:

  • British Columbia Justice Institute
  • RCMP Training Academy
  • Canadian Forces Military Police Academy
  • L’Ecole nationale de police du Quebec
  • Ontario Police College

NOTE: Community college and other college courses that include studies in law and security administration do not meet the level of training as defined under the NB Police Act.

Failure to pass the medical or physical testing will result in the applicant being excluded from the recruitment process. All applicants must be security cleared. 

For general inquiries, please contact Human Resources by email at policerecruit@saintjohn.ca or by telephone at 506-648-3200.