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Police Officer:  An Employment Future for You

As a police officer with the Greater Sudbury Police Service, you will be responsible for preventing, detecting, and investigating crime, while ensuring that comfort, understanding, and trust are provided. Policing is a career where your skills, integrity, hard work, and determination can truly improve your community while making it a safer, more enjoyable place to live.

As a Greater Sudbury Police Officer, you will use the latest techniques and technologies to assist in the detection and reduction of crime. You will be trained to use information and effectively draw on your expertise to ensure progress in a diversity of situations. As an integral part of our team, you will be committed to providing a quality service within your community.

If you are looking for a challenging environment, excitement, teamwork, and a job you can take pride in, then policing might be the right career for you! You will be a highly skilled professional working on a team that supports you both on and off the job.

There are countless career opportunities and unique policing challenges to be met. As a police officer, you have variety, flexibility, and job security within one of our many exciting units, including: Drug Enforcement, Criminal Investigations Division, Domestic Violence, Youth Liaison, Traffic, Tactical, K-9, and Forensics. firearms.jpg

The members of the Greater Sudbury Police Service are committed to providing quality policing in partnership with our community through various programs and initiatives.

The Sudbury area has over 3,300 square kilometers of rugged Northern Ontario landscape. There are exciting activities to participate in year-round, such as skiing, snow machining, hiking, fishing, and boating, as well as a wide range of sports and recreation.

The Service has over 350 employees, including 255 police officers, and is divided into three main areas: Operations, Support Services, and Administration. The Operations section itself is divided into two main areas: the Uniform Division and the Criminal Investigation Division.

Minimum Requirements

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Minimum 18 years of age (this is the provincial minimum)
  • Good moral character with no criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted
  • Physically and mentally able to perform the duties of a police officer - must pass a GSPS Fitness Test, as well as a medical, vision test and psychological testing
  • Secondary school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Post-secondary education considered an asset - it does not have to be in a "police related field"
  • Volunteer Work - demonstrated commitment to Community Mobilization and Engagement
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the essential competencies through school, volunteer, work and life experiences
  • Bilingualism considered an asset
  • Valid driver's license with full driving privileges
  • Current certificate in CPR and First Aid
  • Commitment to health and wellness
  • Current Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results - for more informaiton, contact Applicant Testing Services (ATS) @ 1.800.429.7728 or



Police Duties May Include

Attending calls to assist the public, preparing crime reports and other related paperwork, taking statements and making enquiries into crimes and offenses, conducting searches and making arrests, attending court and giving evidence, attending accidents and fires, giving presentations at schools, and other events and other duties as required.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service seeks and recruits people from all walks of life. We take great pride in the diversity of our members both sworn and civilian. Our Service consists of men and women with roots from various parts of the world including Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, South East Asia, and Canada's First Nations People. As an organization, we speak over a dozen different languages.


As an organization we value and encourage:

  • Respect
  • Inclusivity
  • Courage
  • Honesty


How To Apply

To access the application form, click here.

Resumes and completed application forms, including a copy of your valid OACP Certificate may be sent electronically, or by mail to the Human Resources Branch:

Attention: Scott Mills

Phone: 705.675.9171 Extension 2353|


Greater Sudbury Police Service
190 Brady Street
Sudbury, Ontario
P3E 1C7

Note: All resumes are kept on file for a period of one year.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process in accordance with the Greater Sudbury Police Services Employment Accommodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

For more information, send us an email!