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What is a Lateral Transfer/Experienced Officer candidate?

If you are a current serving police officer, or have been a police officer in the past, and would like to continue your passion for serving your community, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) could be the organization for you.

OPS is currently accepting applications from experienced police officers who have graduated from the Ontario Police College (or another recognized police training facility), completed their probationary period, and able to leave in good standing.

Police Fit Canada in collaboration with the Ottawa Police Service is now providing Virtual PIN Physical Assessments during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  In order to meet the physical component of your experienced officer application you are required to schedule and register for a virtual assessment with us at Police Fit Canada.  Please go to our Registration - Inscription tab to book a date & time.

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