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Experienced Police Constable

  • Req ID: 100675
  • Department: Corporate Risk
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 04/15/2023


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit



The CP Police Service is a railway police department, which delivers Police services to the CP network. Duties include emergency response, special events policing, risk reduction operations, investigation of criminal acts, crime prevention and public safety programs.  This position is based in Sherbrook, QC.



  • Public Safety through enforcement and education;
  • Prevention and detection of crime;
  • Enforcement of Federal, Provincial and municipal laws, statutes and by-laws;
  • Criminal and Collision investigations;
  • Emergency response to incidents and calls for service;
  • Protection of Railway assets, operations and personnel;
  • Work with other Law Enforcement Agencies during investigations and in joint enforcement operations;
  • Maintain good working knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures;
  • Effectively and efficiently plan, manage and prioritize workload and conduct general and directed patrols;
  • Be prepared to travel on assignments, in response to incidents and for training;
  • Provide assistance to victims of crime;
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and prosecution files and deliver court testimony; 
  • Manage and escort prisoners;
  • Ability to work shiftwork, weekends & statutory holidays.   



  • Must be a Canadian citizen;
  • Must have a High school diploma or GED;
  • Post-Secondary education would be an asset;
  • Must have completed full basic training with a recognized police service in Canada;
  • Must be a FIRST class police constable and be in good standing with a recognized Canadian federal, provincial, municipal or First Nations police service. Retired and recent law enforcement experience will be considered as long as it was within the last 24 months. 
  • You must also have experience and the authority to enforce the Criminal Code of Canada;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Criminal Justice System;
  • Community involvement would be an asset;
  • Possess strong communication skills;
  • Basic computer skills are required;
  • Must be able to successfully complete a fitness test (PARE, POPAT or PREP);
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the province in which they are employed;
  • Must be qualified in First Aid, CPR and AED;
  • Must be able to meet CPPS Firearms and Use of Force Standards;
  • Must be able to complete and pass a psychological evaluation;
  • Must be able to complete and pass a polygraph exam.
  • Must be bilingual (French and English)



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program




Medical Requirements:
Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CP’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments.   All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:        

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Financial and Credit Check


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").  

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