Police Academy Training
The successful recruit applicant will be sworn in by a Judge, Justice of the Peace or the Chief Constable as a probationary Municipal Constable.
To become a Certified Municipal Constable, the Probationary Constable must take intensive training at the Police Academy and successfully complete an 18-month evaluation by Port Moody Police Department.
The current recruit tuition fee is $11,126.44 per student (September 2017). This fee is subject to change without notice. The recruit is responsible for this payment to the Police Academy on the first day of Block I training. Financing is available.
Police recruit training is divided into three blocks totaling approximately 10 months. Subjects include the following: Investigation and Patrol, Legal Studies, Traffic Studies, Social Sciences and a Physical Skills Training Program. Recruit training is conducted at the Justice Institute of British Columbia, located at 715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, B.C.
More details about recruit training may be found on the Justice Institute website.