Police Foundations

Start an exciting career in the field of law enforcement and become a leader in your community. Learn from experienced professors, inside and outside of the classroom. Throughout the program, students will work on a number of projects with policing agencies and may have the opportunity to be paired with a serving police officer mentor. Gain valuable experience in sociology, criminology, forensics, community and social services and more.

Start Date

September 2023

Program Length

Two years, Full-time


Fort Frances, Kenora, Sioux Lookout


Ontario College Diploma
Canadore College

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma, and ENG4C/ENG4U, equivalent, or mature student test.


  • Year 1 Tuition: $3,851.50 (estimated)
  • Year 2 Tuition: $3,439.24 (estimated)
  • Textbooks:
    • Semester 1: $853.00
    • Semester 2: $642.00
    • Semester 3: $547.00
    • Semester 4: $221.00


Annie Ashdown
(807) 468-3096

Your Future Career

Graduates can expect to find work in:

  • Provincial/municipal police agencies
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Public and private law enforcement agencies
  • Canadian military
  • Corrections
  • Border services

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SLJ101 Intro to Canadian Criminal Justice
SLJ102 Criminology
SOC100 Foundations in Sociology
CMM125 College Communications
PSY100 Foundations in Psychology (GenEd)
SLJ105 Canadian Government & Public Administration
SLJ106 Community and Social Services
PFP108 Fitness & Lifestyle Management I
SLJ305 Youth in Conflict
HUM200 Group Dynamics
GED100 Environmental Citizenship
CLT100 Canada’s First People (GenEd)
SLJ304 Issues in Diversity
SLJ207 Conflict Management & Crisis Intervention
PFP106 Ethics in Law Enforcement
PFP208 Fitness & Lifestyle Management II
PFP210 Introduction to Forensics
PFP301 Criminal & Civil Law
PFP302 Criminal Code
PFP303 Police Powers I
PFP304 Interviewing & Investigations
PFP306 Community Policing
PFP308 Fitness & Lifestyle Management
PFP401 Provincial Offences
PFP402 Criminal Code & Federal Statutes
PFP403 Police Powers II
PFP410 Crime Scene Analysis & Reconstruction
PFP407 Traffic Management
PFP251 Career Workshops
PFP408 Career Fitness Testing
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