|Field of Study:||Criminal Justice/Police Science
|Description:||Conestoga's Police Foundations (PF) and Protection, Security and Investigation (PSI) programs offer a two-year integrated learning experience to help you develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values of a preferred candidate in your chosen field. The first year of the Police Foundations program is shared with the Protection, Security and Investigation program. This common first year focuses on justice foundations and has been designed to provide an overall base for a variety of careers in criminal justice and community safety. In this first year, you will be exposed to courses that give you an understanding of how society and its institutions work. In second year, you will be given the opportunity to concentrate your studies in Police Foundations. This second year provides both academic study and job-focused practical training to prepare students for careers in the private and public sectors.
The second year Police Foundations program courses are directed towards the acquisition of basic knowledge and skills relevant to entry-level positions in law enforcement. Note: All first-year applicants must apply to program #0002, Protection, Security and Investigation.