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Police Science (Cadet)


Sheriff and Public Safety Officer

Start your career in law enforcement or security as a Sheriff or Public Safety Officer with this 24-week Certificate program at the Atlantic Police Academy. Learn to communicate effectively & manage high-stress situations while executing court orders or working to maintain public safety. Prepare for a career in various security sectors such as Sheriff services, private security, by-law or highway enforcement and more.

Correctional Officer

This 24-week program will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in provincial and federal correctional facilities. You will learn how to monitor, supervise and interact with incarcerated offenders and prepare them to become law-abiding citizens after serving their sentences; and you will learn the skills you need to ensure the safety and well-being of inmates, yourself and your colleagues.

Professional Firefighter

In the Professional Firefighter program, you will develop the fundamental firefighting skills needed to keep yourself, your colleagues, and the public safe in critical situations. Learn about fire behaviour, motor vehicle extraction, medical first response, and communication in comprehensive training simulations.