Community Peace Officer Induction Program
Offered in partnership with Portage College, the 12-week Community Peace Officer Induction Program offers all of the training necessary for students to immediately obtain Level 1 Community Peace Officer designations.
A Level 1 Community Peace Officer's priorities are community safety, public education, bylaw and community standards enforcement, road safety and the protection of road infrastructure. Successful candidates will enforce community bylaws, provincial offences, arrest and release criminal code and provincial warrants, answer non-emergency calls like mischief or theft under $5,000 and may conduct collision investigations.
This all-inclusive training program also provides:
- Emergency vehicle driver training
- Shotgun training for wildlife dispatch
- RADAR/LiDAR training (speed measurement training)
- 18 years of age
- High school diploma
- Criminal Record Check
- Valid First Aid & CPR
- Letters of reference
- Cover letter explaining why you are interested in the training, along with a resume
- Valid physical fitness test (PARE, COPAT, or A-PREP)
As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to an interview with the Law Enforcement Training Instructors.
2024 Training Courses
In partnership with Lac La Biche County, Alberta Public Safety and Emergency Services, and Portage College, two Community Peace Officer Induction Program (CPOIP) courses will be offered in 2024:
- March 4 - May 24, 2024
- August 19 - November 7, 2024
Please note: Applications are currently being accepted for our 2024 programs. Click here to apply.
Apply to the Community Peace Officer Induction Program
These forms are for general members of the public, who are looking to get certified as a Community Peace Officer before starting their career. To get started with your application, please download and fill out the Application Form and the Physician Assessment Form below. Please download the forms before filling them out. Once completed, email your form to email@example.com.
These forms are for applicants who currently are employed by a municipality. To get started with your municipal application, please download and fill out the Application Form and the Physician Assessment Form below. Please download the forms before filling them out. Once completed, email your form to firstname.lastname@example.org.