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Police Cadets

Important: APPLICATIONS CLOSED for the 2017-2018 year

The Edmonton Police Service Cadet Corps is excited to announce new changes to the program structure that now includes Senior Cadet and Junior Ambassador programs.

Programs will meet on Wednesday between 1800 – 2100 hrs. All participants are required to volunteer throughout the program term.  A variety of opportunities will be provided to participants.

The program reinforces four core values that mirror those of the Edmonton Police Service:

  1. Citizenship – participating in community events alongside key partners to increase valuing service and diversity competency.
  2. Leadership – giving opportunity for young people to develop and grow in their personal resiliency. Opportunities to increase confidence and lead peers will be available
  3. Pride & Discipline – sessions are designed to challenge the mind, body and self. Participants will receive assignments that will require teamwork in order to reach final goal. Young people will develop an understanding of respect and trust.
  4. Challenge – The program works hard at provide personal and team challenges that provide youth with a new realization of what they can achieve.

Jr. Ambassador Program

A program to increase understanding of The Edmonton Police Service, increase physical fitness levels, gain confidence in working in a team work environment and increase your commitment to volunteerism.

Basic Requirements to Participate:

  • Youth aged 14 & 15
  • Strong interest in a future emergency service career
  • Ability to participate once a week for 22 weeks from October to April
  • Must submit completed application and assignment
  • Undergo a screening process which includes an Enhanced Police Information Check (this check includes a review of  immediate family members and residents of household)
  • Undergo fitness testing and a panel interview
Download the Jr. Ambassador Program Pre-Screening Application Form

Sr. Cadet Squad

A program that will increase understanding of a career in law enforcement, increase physical fitness levels, gain a better understanding of the Edmonton Police Service application process and requirements and develop your leadership skills.

Basic Requirements to Participate:

  • High School Students who are strongly interested in a career in Law Enforcement
  • Submission of application and assignment
  • Undergo a screening process which includes an Enhanced Police Information Check. (this check includes a review of  immediate family members and residents of the household)
  • Fitness Testing and a panel interview
  • Maintain a high level of integrity
Download the Sr. Cadet Squad Pre-Screening Application Form

Applications are accepted from March 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017.

  • Interviews will be scheduled in May and June for successful applicants
  • There is no registration cost associated to these programs
  • You may be asked to purchase boots and black belt

Duke of Edinburgh International Award

Jr. Ambassador and Sr. Cadet Squad participants are encouraged to be involved in the Duke of Edinburgh International award.  This Award gives Canadians aged 14-24 a supportive, non-competitive youth development platform that deepens self-awareness, builds confidence and broadens skills to further their growth as active, responsible citizens. Costs of books $30.00

For More information please email: cadets@edmontonpolice.ca or phone 780-421-3417.

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