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Basic Requirements for Employment
Becoming a Police Officer
The Taber Police Service is looking to select individuals who have the knowledge, ability, skills, and personality traits to become police officers.

Key Applicant Traits
Applicants for employment must possess the following characteristics:
  • Commitment to community service
  • Common sense
  • Good character
  • High degree of personal integrity
  • Intelligence
  • Maturity
  • Sound judgment

Postsecondary education in the humanities, justice administration (law enforcement), or related police experience is also an asset.

Applicant Requirements
Applicants for employment must:
  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant 
  • Be at least 18 years of age 
  • Be in excellent physical condition 
  • Have no criminal charges pending before the courts
  • Have no criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted
  • Meet visual acuity standards
  • Possess a valid certificate in standard first aid
  • Possess a valid Level C Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (basic rescuer) 
  • Possess a valid operators license