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Laurier Special Constable Service proudly serves more than 20,000 members of the Laurier community, including students, faculty, staff and visitors. Laurier Special Constable Service is committed to working with the community to reduce crime and increase public safety. Laurier Special Constables are committed to a leadership role through crime prevention, law enforcement and community awareness.

Check out Laurier Career Opportunities for available job postings.

Recruitment Process

1. OACP Certificate of Results

All applicants must pass the special constable or police constable testing with the OACP Certificate. This step must be completed prior to applying with our service or have completed a basic constable training equivalent.

2. Application

Applications can be submitted online. Check out Laurier Career Opportunities for available job postings.

3. Fitness Test

Applicants are required to complete the Ontario Police Fitness Award test as set out by the Police Fitness Personal of Ontario (PFPO). The testing consists of four components that are designed to assess muscular and cardiovascular endurance based on parameters set out by the PFPO. Applicants must score a minimum of 75 percent to achieve a passing score. More details on the Ontario Police Fitness Award test can be found on

4. LFA and PBQ

The Local Focus Assessment (LFA), Pre-Background Questionnaire (PBQ) and Personal History Form are written, short-answer-style worksheets. This is a chance for Laurier Special Constable Service to get to know some of your history.

5. Interview

The interview is a panel interview that is approximately 90 minutes. The interview will cover your knowledge on policing and commitment to the community and to Wilfrid Laurier University. This is a chance for Laurier Special Constable Service to get to know you, your values and your passion for helping others. You may be requested back for a second interview.

6. Psychological Test

The psychological test and interview determines your suitability to the world of policing. There is no way to study or prepare for this stage. Just get a good night sleep and arrive on time.

7. Background

The background investigation is where we speak with past employers, friends, family, personal references, and anyone else who we think might be able to help.

8. Job Offer

Successful applicants will be offered conditional employment as a special constable, subject to passing a medical examination, passing a background investigation from a parent agency (Waterloo Regional Police Service or Brantford Police Service) and successful completion of a special constable training course.


Special Constable Service Motto

"Facta non Verba."

Deeds Not Words.

Laurier Special Constable Service

T: 519.885.3333 x3333
Office Location: 232 King St. N., Waterloo
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