Police Studies | Assiniboine Community College
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Police Studies

Duration/Start: 8 months/September

Credential: Certificate

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Challenge yourself both physically and mentally in our Police Studies program. Craft the skills you need to become an educated and prepared public safety officer in today’s justice system.

This intensive eight-month certificate program is the first of its kind in Manitoba and is offered in partnership with the Brandon Police Service. Assiniboine is the only post-secondary institution in Manitoba to offer a Police Studies program administered by the department of education and training and authorized by Manitoba Justice. Gain knowledge from instructors who continue to work in industry.

Learn how to embrace the lifestyle that comes with becoming a protective services officer. Stress management, mental health first aid and cross-cultural teachings are integrated so you gain the skills needed to thrive in this high-impact industry.

Tackle problems through group work that helps you develop communication skills, emotional intelligence and critical thinking. Your realistic scenario training will include investigating crime scenes, identifying and seizing evidence, and conducting both interviews and interrogations. Get out of the classroom with morning physical training, scenario training and community volunteer activities.


Fast Facts

Duration/Start 8 months/September

Credential Certificate

Credits 66.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus

Why choose Police Studies?

Launch your career in one of the many areas of public safety, including municipal, regional, provincial or Indigenous police services. Graduates may also find employment in corrections, sheriff’s offices, border services, risk management and loss prevention.

  • Problem-based learning
  • Strong fitness and lifestyle component

Police Studies leads to varied, satisfying career

From traffic investigator to drug recognition expert, Brandon Police Service Constable Alice Potter has done it all since graduating from our Police Studies program in 2009.

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