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"Policing Excellence Through Our People, Our Work and Our Relationships"

Ontario is vast and magnificent in terms of both its territory and people. Its police service is the Ontario Provincial Police.

We are known as the OPP and take pride in being regarded as Ontario's Police Professionals. We have earned the respect and trust of Ontario's citizenry and we are committed to preserving our reputation into the future.

Careers in the OPPWe embrace the principle that a diverse population is best served by a similar diversity of police officers. To maintain its tradition of excellence, the OPP seeks to hire people who are representative of the culture and racial diversity of the province we serve to become Police Constables.

As a police employer, there are few to compare with the Ontario Provincial Police. We are committed to fair employment practices that ensure qualified candidates have access to employment. Hiring decisions are made on the basis of merit. Our aim is to create a climate of mutual respect and understanding in which all people are equal in dignity and rights. Our commitment is entrenched in law but is exercised from principle.

In providing service to over one million square kilometers of land and water, the OPP is one of North America's largest deployed policing agencies. With size comes virtually limitless opportunities to undertake a variety of police duties, to specialize, to advance, to grow. Members apply their talents to duties that vary from municipal policing duties to traffic and general law enforcement. The opportunities for an exciting career in policing are unlimited. Real potential exists for you, as a police officer, to learn and grow and to have a positive impact not just on a community, but on an entire province.

What does it take to be a member of the OPP team? It takes people with integrity, accountability, courage, caring and fairness. It takes people from diverse backgrounds to represent the community we serve. It takes people who enjoy working with others and want to build strong, positive relationships characterized by mutual respect in all types of settings and circumstances - people who really want to make a difference in the lives of others.

If you think you have what it takes to become a part of something special, apply today to be a police officer with the Ontario Provincial Police.