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Police Foundations Leadership Program

Program Overview

The Police Foundations Leadership diploma program is specifically designed for working justice professionals - police officers, private security and members of the Canadian military. The program teaches critical thinking and research skills and evidence-based theories that layer on the individual's pre-existing job experience.

Features

  • diploma completion in less than six months while you work
  • pathway from diploma to a bachelor’s degree in less than two years
  • blended courses - online and in-class

Flexibility of Delivery

Delivered in a hybrid format, this program combines in-class lectures and group work with online study. This format allows the student the option of maintaining employment while furthering education. Whether you are a front line worker, senior manager or executive, you will benefit from the knowledge and experience gained in this program.

Make Career Connections

Taught by highly skilled educators (most with justice backgrounds), this experience will help you form new networks and associations with diverse justice organizations, agencies and individuals. Program completion can provide you with career advancement opportunities and open the possibility of further graduate studies.

Further Your Studies 

Police Foundations Leadership diploma program is the first step to pursuing additional courses of studies within Humber such as:

To Apply

Applicants must have completed at least three (3) years’ work experience in public policing, private security or investigations, government inspection agencies, and in addition to the above may receive advanced standing.

Advanced standing credit: Work experience and professional training. If you have three (3) years of full-time work experience in a related field, such as policing, private security or investigations you may receive up to 2.0 transfer credits.

If you have completed recruit/induction training at any of the facilities below, you may be eligible to receive up to 4.0 additional transfer credits:

  • Ontario Police College in Aylmer
  • Military Police Depot
  • RCMP Depot
  • Correctional Training Program at the RCMP Depot
  • Ontario Correctional Services College, or
  • Canadian Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Officer Induction Training Program at the CBSA Main Campus in Rigaud, Quebec over an 18-week period

Each applicant’s transfer credit will be assessed on an individual basis.

Applications

Applications can be made through program contact.

Curriculum

Quick-Look Availability Scheduler

Use the Quick-Look Availability Scheduler to see available courses in a calendar view and plan towards achieving your certificate.

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PFP 101: Canadian Criminal Justice System
PFP 103: Diversity and Indigenous Peoples in Canada
PFP 105: Public Administration
PFP 106: Principles of Ethical Reasoning
PFP 109: Fitness and Lifestyle Management 1
PFP 150: Criminology
PSYC 150: Psychology: Introduction
WRIT 100: College Reading and Writing Skills
PFP 104: Youth in Conflict with the Law
PFP 151: Contemporary Social Problems
PFP 152: Community and Social Services
PFP 155: Criminal Code
PFP 159: Fitness and Lifestyle Management 2
SOCI 150: Sociology: Introduction
WRIT 200: Workplace Writing Skills
PFP 200: Criminal and Civil Law
PFP 204: Community Policing
PFP 207: Police Powers
PFP 209: Fitness and Lifestyle Management 3
PFP 211: Interviewing and Investigations
PFP 212: Traffic Management
POLS 150: Introduction to Politics
PFP 250: Provincial Offences
PFP 251: Evidence and Criminal Trial Procedure
PFP 252: Police Oversight
PFP 253: Investigation and Evidence
PFP 254: Conflict Management
PFP 259: Fitness and Lifestyle Management 4
PSYC 224: Psychology: Social

Compulsory Courses

PFP 101 Canadian Criminal Justice System
 
PFP 103 Diversity and Indigenous Peoples in Canada
 
PFP 105 Public Administration
 
PFP 106 Principles of Ethical Reasoning
 
PFP 109 Fitness and Lifestyle Management 1
 
PFP 150 Criminology
 
PSYC 150 Psychology: Introduction
 
WRIT 100 College Reading and Writing Skills
 
PFP 104 Youth in Conflict with the Law
 
PFP 151 Contemporary Social Problems
 
PFP 152 Community and Social Services
 
PFP 155 Criminal Code
 
PFP 159 Fitness and Lifestyle Management 2
 
SOCI 150 Sociology: Introduction
 
WRIT 200 Workplace Writing Skills
 
PFP 200 Criminal and Civil Law
 
PFP 204 Community Policing
 
PFP 207 Police Powers
 
PFP 209 Fitness and Lifestyle Management 3
 
PFP 211 Interviewing and Investigations
 
PFP 212 Traffic Management
 
POLS 150 Introduction to Politics
 
PFP 250 Provincial Offences
 
PFP 251 Evidence and Criminal Trial Procedure
 
PFP 252 Police Oversight
 
PFP 253 Investigation and Evidence
 
PFP 254 Conflict Management
 
PFP 259 Fitness and Lifestyle Management 4
 
PSYC 224 Psychology: Social
 

Mark Saunders, Police Foundations Leadership, 2008 Graduate

Mark Saunders

As Chief of Police of the largest municipal police service in Canada, Mark credits some of his success to choosing Humber.

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Meet Your Program Coordinator

Stephen Duggan

Stephen Duggan

Stephen Duggan is a retired police officer with 34 years of experience. He worked in many policing areas such as uniform patrol, criminal investigation, and training of police recruits. Stephen created the Toronto Police Service’s Street Crime Units. Stephen was seconded to the Ministry of the Attorney General as a Police Liaison officer working with senior Crown Attorneys on criminal case resolutions. He first began teaching in The Faculty of Social and Community Services in 1994 in the Law and Security and subsequently Police Foundations programs. Currently, he is the Police Liaison and Coordinator of the Police Leadership and Police Foundations (part-time) Diplomas. He is a graduate of Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber. Stephen is also a member of the Ontario Chiefs of Police Association.


Contact Us

Humber Continuous Professional Learning Social & Community Services
416.675.6622 ext. 4554
cplcommunityservices@humber.ca


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