Recruitment and COVID-19 Update (Posted March 16, 2020):

In keeping with recommendations established Federally, Provincially and within the Municipality of Peterborough to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Peterborough Police Service is taking pro-active steps and attempting to limit the amount of foot traffic into its police station.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Do not attend the police station to drop off a resume or make an inquiry. We will advise when this changes.

Read our full COVID-19 Media Release.

Please mail your completed documentation to: 

Attention: Human Resources

Peterborough Police Service, 500 Water Street,

P.O. Box 2050, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7Y4

Or email:

Attention Human Resources at

Please send one complete file with all your documentation in that one file, not separate attachments.

We’re hiring!

Do you want to make a difference in your community? A career with a Police Service can be one of the most rewarding and challenging career choices. The Peterborough Police Service offers successful candidates the opportunity of a long and rewarding career in both Civilian and Sworn positions.

PC MacLeod

Our Vision:

To be the best Police Service, providing the highest standard of professionalism in partnership with our community.

Our Motto:

Professional, Friendly, and Helpful

Current Job Postings: 

Peterborough Police Services Board – Executive Assistant. Closing Date: Friday July 17, 2020.

Executive Assistant – Job Description – 2020

Executive Assistant to the Police Services Board


For more information on becoming a police constable and to obtain an Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) constable certificate please visit the OACP website. 

Please see the OACP’s most recent statement on the transition to the new OACP Constable Selection System Certificate and Applicant Testing Services.

Auxiliary Unit Recruitment Information:

All candidates have been notified for interviews in our most recent recruitment process. We wish to thank all candidates that applied and showed interest in joining our Auxiliary Unit. For information on our Auxiliary Unit please visit: Auxiliary Unit.