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 Form

Provide 2-3 reference letters. One should be from recent employment (within 2 years), and one should be from recent education (within 2 years - disregard if not applicable). 
Letters should speak to the 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 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.  WPS is looking for candidates who demonstrate a history of significant or substantive volunteer community involvement, specifically during the previous two years.

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 an exciting career in law enformcement with opportunities to contribute to the development and achievement of Service goals.  

There are many opportunities for career development and advancement. Specialty units with our Service include, but are not limited to: 

·         Emergency Services Unit

·         Major Crimes

·         Financial Crimes Unit

·         Marine Unit

·         Special Victims Unit

·         Diversity & Inclusion

·         Traffic Enforcement Unit

·         Drugs & Guns Unit

·         Canine Unit

·         Forensic Identification Unit

WPS offers its members an excellent salary and benefit package.  Salaries are paid on a graduated scale, based on length of service. The annual constable salary ranges from $64,263 to $115,727 but an annual promotional process allows you to transition to a higher rank. Base salary can also increase if the officer works overtime, court time, statutory holidays, or voluntary contract duty. 

Salary Schedule: 

4th Class Constable


3rd Class Constable


2nd Class Constable


1st Class Constable


Senior Constable (10 year)


Senior Constable (20 year)




Staff Sergeant


*as of July 2022

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.”

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

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. 
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”.