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So, You want to become an Ontario Police Officer

Police Exam Preparation Canada

Eligibility To Become A Police Officer In Ontario

Welcome, if  you are trying to become a police officer in Ontario, the starting point is to read the basic requirements in the Police Services Act.

If  you have met those requirements (which are not particularly onerous), the next step is to begin the process of passing the various police exams. Different police services may require different batteries of police tests.

Police Exams – Where To Get Information

There are two issues:

1. Who Administers The Police Exams?

Applicant Testing Services administers the tests for many police services. You must contact them directly for test dates, fees, etc.

Please note that the Peel Police service does not use Applicant Testing Services.

2. What Are The Exams?

Many Ontario Police Services use the PATI, WTC, and PREP. Peel Police use their own Analytical Reasoning Test.




PoliceExamPrep.ca provides live courses and tutoring for various police exams.

We provide live tutoring and courses for:

Peel Police  Analytical Reasoning

PATI – Syllogisms

PATI – Math

PATI Weekend Preparation Courses (includes all topics)

#PATI Weekend Test Prep – Toronto – January 25, 26/14 – #Math #Syllogisms and more

Saturday January 25 and Sunday January 26 – 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day

Downtown Toronto – Bay/Bloor Location

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Tattooed cops a quandary for OPP brass

Published: October 17, 2011 5:58 a.m.

An Ontario Provincial Police constable with tattoo-covered arms was mistaken for a “gangbanger” by a superior officer at a traffic stop in northwestern Ontario in the spring of 2010.

The superior thought the man had stolen a police cruiser and OPP uniform. The tattooed officer was later directed to cover up his arms based on a newly implemented policy that targeted offensive tattoos.

The constable didn’t think he was being offensive. With the face of policing evolving, a younger cohort has embraced tattoos. The OPP is struggling to design a policy that balances freedom of expression and professional image.

The constable from the example above had a sleeve tattoo on his right arm depicting a dragon and tiger — martial arts symbols. He also had a large tattoo of the face of his grandfather as a memorial.

“He was raised by his grandfather after his parents passed away and it had sentimental meaning for him,” said Jim Christie, head of the Ontario Provincial Police Association. The officer filed a grievance and the OPP responded with an even tougher policy, forcing all 9,000 members to cover up any visible tattoos.

An arbitrator later struck down the coverup protocol, leaving the OPP without a policy and putting them in a delicate situation.

A city in flames, a police force under fire


British riot police arrive in front of a burning building in Croydon, South London on August 8, 2011. Now in it's third night of unrest, London has seen sporadic outbreaks of looting and clashes both north and south of the river Thames. - British riot police arrive in front of a burning building in Croydon, South London on August 8, 2011. Now in it's third night of unrest, London has seen sporadic outbreaks of looting and clashes both north and south of the river Thames. | CARL DE SOUZA/Getty Images


LONDON— From Wednesday’s Globe and Mail
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On the fourth night, they finally showed up in force: at least 16,000 police in yellow jackets and riot armour, up from 6,000 the night before, standing in clusters on almost every major street corner across the burned-out and shattered expanses of London’s perimeter, ready to face the rioters. Continue reading

Budget axe shouldn’t spare police, fire services, city manager says

August 03, 2011

David Rider


{{GA_Article.Images.Alttext$}}City manager Joe Pennachetti. 

If Toronto councillors spare police and fire services from the budget axe, it will fall that much harder on libraries, social programs and other services dear to Torontonians’ hearts, says the city manager.

Joe Pennachetti made the remarks Wednesday in an interview about the city’s ongoing cross-department “efficiency review”, a follow-up to KPMG’s “core service” reports that caused an uproar by suggesting hundreds of millions of dollars in possible cuts. Continue reading

Layoffs loom for police and city staff

July 13, 2011

Robyn Doolittle

{{GA_Article.Images.Alttext$}}The Toronto Police Service may be looking at serious cuts in officer numbers.


Well over 500 Toronto police officers and thousands of city workers will be issued layoff notices in January if the Ford administration follows through on a pledge to shrink the police budget and the city’s workforce. Continue reading

High-ranking Toronto police offered buyouts as ‘comprehensive restructuring’ begins

Wendy Gillis

July 9, 2011


Some of the Toronto Police Service’s highest-ranking officers are being offered buyouts in the force’s latest effort to cut costs.

In an internal memo circulated Friday, the civilian board overseeing the force offered voluntary exit packages to a number of senior officers and civilian managers.

The board is hoping 18 employees — who rank from inspectors to staff superintendents, just two ranks below police chief — will take the buyout, trimming $2.8 million from the salary budget. Continue reading

RCMP recruit training slashed as Ottawa grapples with budget squeeze

July 7, 2011

OTTAWA—The RCMP has slashed its training of new recruits as it becomes the latest in a string of federal departments and agencies to cope with belt-tightening, the Star has learned.

Even under a self-professed law-and-order government, the budget crunch isn’t sparing the ranks of frontline cops. Continue reading

Police under fire as fresh statistics show charges dropped in 59% of G20 cases

June 21, 2011

Peter Small


{{GA_Article.Images.Alttext$}}Darius Mirshahi (green and black T-Shirt) and Chris Bowen, known by their performance names of Testament and Illogik, respectively, were arrested on June 27, 2010, by police on several charges, including conspiracy and wearing a disguise. Their charges were stayed in November 2010.

Peter Small/Toronto Star

Farrah McBride went to the G20 protests in downtown Toronto, upset by news of vandals smashing windows.

But the assistant manager at a restaurant supply store was transformed from spectator to prisoner when police arrested virtually everyone in front of the Hotel Novotel on The Esplanade on the night of Saturday, June 26, 2010.

She says she was held, handcuffed, at the temporary Eastern Ave. detention centre without adequate water, food or her correct anti-anxiety medicine. Continue reading