Niagara Police, college partner up for Career Expo in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Published October 6, 2023 at 12:38 pm

Niagara College Police Foundations
A Niagara College Police Foundations Program student uses a simulator that replicates driving in a cruiser. (Photo: Niagara College)

Niagara College and the Niagara Police are partnered up for a ride-along when they co-host the Niagara Police & Security Career Expo on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will be held at the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus (135 Taylor Rd) with representatives from a sizeable 23 different law enforcement agencies and security firms from around the province on hand to promote their career opportunities.

“We are thrilled to have the Niagara Regional Police Service as our valued partner in hosting the Niagara Police & Security Career Expo,” said Carol Phillips, the college’s Dean of Community Services, Justice and Fitness Studies.

“This collaboration exemplifies our commitment to fostering community engagement and justice education at Niagara College. Together, we aim to inspire and empower the next generation of law enforcement and security professionals, equipping them with the skills and knowledge they need to make a positive impact in our community and beyond.”

Faculty and students from the College’s Advanced Law Enforcement and Investigations program in the School of Justice and Fitness will also be in attendance.

Keeping in mind that police forces are a combination of officers and civilians, the free expo will tell interested students how to pursue careers in:

  • Police Constables
  • Special Constables
  • 911 Communicators
  • Civilian Clerical Positions
  • Auxiliary Officers
  • Security Positions

Police Services, Law Enforcement, and Security agencies in attendance will be:

  • Anishinabek Police Service
  • Barrie Police Service
  • Brantford Police Service
  • Chatham-Kent Police Service
  • CN Police
  • Correctional Services Ontario
  • Guelph Police Service
  • Greater Sudbury Police Service
  • Halton Regional Police Service
  • Hamilton Police Service
  • London Police Service
  • Niagara Parks Police
  • Niagara Regional Police Service
  • Ontario Provincial Police Service
  • Ottawa Police Service
  • Peel Regional Police
  • Pen Centre Security
  • Sault Ste. Marie Police Service
  • Sun Retreats Sherkston Shores Security
  • Toronto Police Service
  • Waterloo Regional Police Service
  • York Regional Police

“Whether you are a student looking to start on the path to becoming a police officer or someone looking for a career change, there are career opportunities for everyone,” noted the Niagara Police.

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