Applicant Requirements

  • Be at least 19 years of age upon completion of the Cadet Training Program.

  • High School graduate or have Mature Student Status (according to MUN).

  • Be a Canadian Citizen upon graduation of the Cadet Training Program.

  • Meet physical requirements and RNC vision standards and have no medical conditions that would impair the performance of police duties.

  • Meet academic qualifications as stipulated by MUN for entrance to the University and be eligible for admission to the Police Studies Diploma Program at MUN (see below).  Any questions or concerns with respect to the Applicant Requirements should be directed to Police Studies Diploma Program at MUN.  

  • Applicants must have completed either a university degree in any discipline from a recognized university, or have completed at a post-secondary institution, the equivalent of 15 credit hours, which should normally include 6 credit hours in English, and/or Critical Reading and Writing courses, 6 credit hours in Psychology, and 3 credit hours in Sociology. Equivalent courses from other recognized post-secondary institutions will also be considered.  The 15 credit hours of prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the winter semester.

  • Possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license upon graduation of the Diploma Program.

  • Have no criminal convictions or findings of guilt that relate to integrity or the use of force, and/or have no criminal charges pending before the courts.

  • Have no involvement in any criminal activity.

  • Be of high moral and ethical character and be a positive role model in the community.