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Police Officer

Policing is about working with people to ensure public safety through crime prevention and law enforcement. It's also about building relationships in the community and making a difference in the lives of people.

Civilian Staff

There are a variety of interesting and challenging civilian career opportunities working in collaboration with police officers for a safer community.

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Special Constable

Special Constables are civilian members who play an important role within various sections at Ottawa Police Service. Their special Peace Officers designation is issued by the province of Ontario, providing members with a limited Law Enforcement role in the City of Ottawa.


The Ottawa Police Service believes in Community Policing - solving community problems with the assistance of members of the community. You can help, get involved!

Auxiliary Policing

The Auxiliary Police Project is a volunteer program, intended to enhance community based policing by providing an opportunity for citizens to participate and volunteer with law enforcement on an organized basis. Auxiliary Police volunteers will provide a complementary service to the sworn officers by assisting officers while under constant supervision.