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.
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.
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.
Police Foundations Leadership diploma program is the first step to pursuing additional courses of studies within Humber such as:
As Chief of Police of the largest municipal police service in Canada, Mark credits some of his success to choosing Humber.
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.
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:
Each applicant’s transfer credit will be assessed on an individual basis.
Applications can be made through program contact.
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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|