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Manitoba First Nations Police Service is in search of motivated, energetic persons with high integrity to fill vacancies within the Police Service. The recruitment is open to new recruits and experienced constables through the Lateral Entry Police Officers Program.
In order to maintain our Goals and Objectives and to meet the requirements of the national policing standards, the following prerequisites have been implemented:
- Canadian Citizen
- Minimum Age: 18 Years
- Physically fit, good muscular development with above average level of Canadian Fitness Standard
- Must possess and/or able to obtain a Valid Class IV (4) Manitoba Driver’s Licence.
- Grade XII (12) Education or equivalent G.E.D.
- Good character
- Knowledge of First Nations cultures, customs & traditions
- Understanding or capable of conversing in any Aboriginal language would be an asset
- Applicants to meet all security standards and possess no criminal record (pardons will be considered)
- Meet vision standards, as set out by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and in all cases vision must be correctable with aids to 20/20 in one eye and 20/30 in the other eye
Lateral Entry Applicants
Lateral entry applicants must have successfully completed either the R.C.M.P. Recruit Course or a recruit training course from a provincially recognized agency such as Winnipeg Police Service or Brandon Police Service.
Currently we have been recruiting from the Police Studies Program at Assiniboine Community College, which is supported by Brandon Police Service. The program is an intensive 8-month preparation program (Phase A Training) for individuals whom are wanting to pursue a law enforcement career.
*Please contact the Director for Assiniboine Community College Police Studies for further information on the Police Studies Program. You can reach them at: ACC Police Studies Program
This program has been designed to provide police candidates with exposure to the many varied aspects of policing, including the study of police powers of arrest and procedures, community policing, physical training, conflict management, interviewing and investigations involving youth. This “Phase A” Training is recognized by the Manitoba Justice Department as an accredited Police candidate training program in conjunction with Phase B training. The successful candidate, once hired by Dakota Ojibway Police Service, will proceed to the next step, Phase B. Phase B includes an additional six weeks of training in areas of Driving, Fire-arms, and control tactics.
Additional in-service training is offered through the Canadian Police College in Ottawa, Brandon Police Service, R.C.M.P., Winnipeg Police Service, Provincial Office of the Fire Commission and First Nations Chiefs of Police Association.