Through targeted enforcement and inspection, the CP Police Service focuses on public safety, reduces the frequency and impact of train delays, and manages and mitigates risk exposure while also protecting personnel, assets, operations, and information.
As a Canadian Constable of the CP Police Service, you are employed by CP and are also appointed and accountable to the Federal Crown. As an American Constable of the
CP Police Service, you are employed by CP and are also certified or commissioned by the state(s) in which you work.
Previous police experience is preferred, but not essential for this position, as new applicants will attend a recognized police college for at least 16 weeks of training. After the basic police training, you'll take four to six weeks of railway police and safety training prior to being sent to your home detachment, where you will attend a field training (FTO) program.
In the United States, applicants must already hold a law enforcement commission or appointment in the state for which they are applying for appointment. All
CP Police Service members in the U.S. must meet and maintain POST certification or equivalent for the state in which they are employed. In addition to completing a field training (FTO) program, new
CP Police Service members will be required to take four to six weeks of railway police and safety training in Canada.
CP Police Service website to learn more about who the CP Police are and how we operate. Currently-serving police officers will be considered for a lateral transfer.
The CP Police Service recruiting process