New Sworn Checklist

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 have obtained all the mandatory Documents on the NEW SWORN CHECKLIST and your online application have been completed; then 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 ensure that you have the following requirements and qualifications:

Requirements and qualifications
  • OACP certificate
  • 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
  • possess a valid drivers' licence with no more than six accumulated demerit points permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges
  • 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
  • be able to pass a security clearance as well as background investigation, credit and reference checks


Kingston Police Requirements for education:

  • successfully completed: 
    • a university degree or a degree from a college of applied arts and technology authorized to grant the degree, or
    • a diploma or advanced diploma granted by a college of applied arts and technology or
    • 4 year high school diploma with advanced military training 


Preference will be given to candidates who are committed to continuous learning and who have demonstrated community involvement.

Before applying

Before applying you should familiarize yourself with our New Recruit Process, the Fitness Test, and the OACP Constable Selection system at, 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.