Police Cadet Recruitment

The Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) wants you to become a member of our team! We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a dedicated group of police professionals, serving and protecting our community with pride. As a member of the MHPS you will be part of a progressive, thriving organization, and in Medicine Hat you will find an exceptionally high quality of life with a comparatively low cost of living.

The MHPS is currently seeking applicants for the position of police constable. Applicants selected from this process will be sworn in as police cadets and commence 20 weeks of police recruit training at the MHPS starting in early 2024.

The Police Officer Cadet Training Program is accredited by Lethbridge College (LC) and follows standards set forth by the Alberta Justice & Solicitor General’s office. Upon successful completion of the training, LC will award graduates of the training with a Credential of Academic Achievement in Police Recruit Training, documented by an official parchment and transcript. Additionally, some cadets will be selected for immediate employment as a police constable with the MHPS, while the remaining cadets will be shortlisted for consideration, should additional vacancies arise over the following year.

If you are ready for an exciting and rewarding career in law enforcement, in one of the most beautiful cities in Canada visit for more information about the MHPS and this exciting opportunity.

If you want to learn more, members of the MHPS Recruitment Team will be hosting an information session on March 15, 2023, at 7 PM in the MHPS Community Boardroom. Members of the Recruitment Team will be available to answer questions related to the required qualifications and standards as well as the application process. Additionally, a virtual information session will be held on March 20, 2023, at 7 PM. Email to register for either session.

Application deadline is June 1, 2023.

Media Contact:

Rita Sittler
Administrative Services Manager
Medicine Hat Police Service
Ph: 403-529-8416