Kingston Police

Non-Emergency: 613-549-4660        Online Reporting: Click hereEmergency: 911


Special Constable Information

Applications that do not have a valid OACP certificate will not be accepted.
Special Constables perform duties related to, but not limited to:
  • security, care and transportation of prisoners;
  • security of courts; and
  • service of summons and subpoenas.


What qualifications are we looking for?
  • A minimum of grade 12 or equivalent;
  • Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
  • excellent physical condition and able to pass a fitness test and mandatory training;
  • hold an OACP/ATS Certificate of Results for a Special Constable;
  • valid Class G Ontario driver's license and suitable driving record;
  • valid First Aid and CPR Level C certificates;
  • must be medically fit and able to pass a medical examination;
  • must pass an investigative background check.


Supporting documentation may include:
  • Current OACP/ATS Certificate of Results
  • Transcript(s) of educational achievements
  • Two or more letters of reference related to employment or community service
  • Certificates/letters from community involvement
  • Certificates of achievement
  • Copy of valid First Aid and CPR certificates
  • Other related documents you wish to include.


Recruitment steps include, but are not limited to:
  • Interview(s)
  • Physical fitness test (details on our webpage)
  • Background investigation
  • File review
  • Psychological testing and assessment
  • Medical assessment by physician