Police Officers and Cadets
Recruitment for Police Cadet and
Experienced Officer
 is Open

We are seeking a diverse group of dedicated individuals who have a strong interest in serving the community by becoming a member of the Windsor Police Service. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For more information and to begin the application process for Cadet, please visit the OACP Certificate Testing website. If you are seeking information on how to apply as an Experienced Officer please go here​.

Once you have attained your OACP Certificate (including Fitness Log, Daily Fitness Journal, and Hearing and Vision Assessment Forms), fill out the following documents to complete your application package.

Click here for a Police Officer/Cadet Application

Click here for Checklist of Information (Cadet)​​​

Click here for Applicant Survey Form​​

Click here for the Constable Selection Consent & Release of Liability​

Provide 4-5 reference letters. Letters should speak to candidate's 

  • Work ethic
  • Integrity
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Initiative to take on work / projects
  • Stress management
  • Teamwork
  • Effective communication ​

Please submit all fully completed forms and reference letters to the Windsor Police Service at humanresources@windsorpolice.ca​ to apply for the position of Cadet. 

The Windsor Police Service motto, “Honour in Service” refers to our organizational commitment to community safety in the City of Windsor through exceptional, professional service. 

Being a police officer presents an opportunity for a career that is challenging and rewarding.  A career in policing allows you to show our community that you’re ready to take a stand for what is right.



The Windsor Police Service is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace reflective of the community we serve.  We are a progressive organization that offers the following: 

  • An exciting career in law enforcement;

  • Opportunities to contribute to the development and achievement of Service goals;

  • Engagement with the diverse community we serve;

  • An excellent salary and benefit package;

  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; 

  • Excellent equipment and training.

Policing today demands high standards of physical fitness, emotional stability, good judgment, personal integrity and dedication.  Embrace the opportunity to “Make a Difference and Serve your Community”.

Inside the Windsor Police Service

The Windsor Police Service is committed to hiring police cadets who are aligned with our Core Values and demonstrate high ethical standards.    

The Core Values of the Windsor Police Service are ideals and commonly held beliefs that our members display throughout their daily activities. These values guide and drive our individual and organizational decision making and actions.”
The Windsor Police Service is seeking candidates who exemplify outstanding character and value expected in our community.   
Support the WPS “Vision”
“We are committed to excellence in service through the strength of our people, teamwork, integrity and values; together we work to be the safest community in Canada.”

Support the WPS “Mission”
The mission of the Windsor Police Service is to serve our community.  Working together, we prevent and investigate crime and provide support to those in need.  We perform our duties with professionalism, accountability and integrity to ensure the safety of all the members of our diverse community.”
Applicants with high school, college or university accreditation achieved outside of Canada may refer to the  
The Windsor Police Service believes, to be effective and efficient in the community, an applicant must understand the community demographics and needs.  The WPS is looking for candidates who have demonstrated a commitment of service to our community.  In order to achieve this, preference will be give to applicants who live within close proximity of the City of Windsor or have ties with Windsor by way of previous residence, attended school, or have family currently living in the community.   
The Windsor Police Service is looking for candidates who demonstrate a history of significant or substantive volunteer community involvement, specifically during the previous two years.
About the City of Windsor
We are one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Canada and proudly celebrate it.  Please refer to the
City of Windsor  website for access to information relative to services and announcements. 
Windsor’s police officers don’t just preserve the peace, they strive to create a community where everyone can live, work and visit in a safe and comfortable environment.   The Windsor Police Service is dedicated to being a leader in Service Delivery with our commitment to “Honour in Service”.