Are you a motivated person with a passion for helping others and making a difference in your community? A career in law enforcement can be very rewarding, with opportunities for advancement and ongoing professional development and training.

how to apply

New Recruit Onsite Session

After you complete your online application you need to attend Kingston Police Headquarters for Stage One of the recruitment process. See our New Recruit Onsite Session page for details and dates. 


Prior to receiving an interview you must have an Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) certificate which you acquire through testing administered by Applicant Testing Services Inc. (ATS).

Other requirements and qualifications
  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • at least 18 years of age
  • excellent physical condition
  • be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position
  • having regard to his or her own safety and the safety of the public
  • minimum Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent
  • possess a valid drivers' licence and a suitable driving record
  • meet the vision standards outlined by the Constable Selection System
  • meet the hearing standards outlined by the Constable Selection System
  • possess valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certificates (Basic Rescuer Level)
  • be of good moral character and habits
  • no criminal conviction(s) for which a pardon has not been granted
  • pass a medical examination
  • hold a valid OACP/ATS Certificate of Results

Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated continuous learning beyond high school and who have demonstrated community involvement.

Before applying

Before applying you should familiarize yourself with our New Recruit Process, the Fitness Test, and the Constable Selection system, by reviewing the following:

For more information

Email Human Resources or call 613 549-4660 ext. 2287.

Equitable hiring

Kingston Police hire on the basis of merit and are committed to reflecting the diversity of the Kingston community and Canada.