Calgary Police Service

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Re: Calgary Police Service

Postby GloQc » Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:06 am

It needed to be said.

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Re: Calgary Police Service

Postby cityblue » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:10 pm

Last update I heard:

Classes already in are continuing. Modifications to the training program are happening but the higher powers think it’ll work. I have my doubts.

Applicants in the process are basically on hold. Some of the testing can be conducted in locations that can conform to distancing rules, but others cannot. Some of the stages can be done via Skype/video conferencing but APREP will not go ahead at all. Poly is on hold for the moment. So those are hard stops for anyone in the process at the moment.

Caveat being this - we are getting daily updates for all our operations that are often contradictory to previous updates. This info was good as of Monday the 30th of March, but for all I know it may have changed on the 31st.

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Re: Calgary Police Service

Postby Chris403 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:18 pm

cityblue wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:10 pm
Last update I heard:

Classes already in are continuing. Modifications to the training program are happening but the higher powers think it’ll work. I have my doubts.

Applicants in the process are basically on hold. Some of the testing can be conducted in locations that can conform to distancing rules, but others cannot. Some of the stages can be done via Skype/video conferencing but APREP will not go ahead at all. Poly is on hold for the moment. So those are hard stops for anyone in the process at the moment.

Caveat being this - we are getting daily updates for all our operations that are often contradictory to previous updates. This info was good as of Monday the 30th of March, but for all I know it may have changed on the 31st.
Thank you for updating us with the information you have. I think the constant change from day to day is something we are all experiencing, and we understand that this information can change by the hour. Stay safe.

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Re: Calgary Police Service

Postby applicant2020 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:55 pm

Thank you for the reply.

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Re: Calgary Police Service

Postby applicant2020 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:08 pm

Hi all. Just thought I would share a quick update:

I wrote the open testing on March 14 and passed. I submitted my application on March 20.

I was contacted by my file manager today, April 16, to schedule my PDI for next week (over the phone). He said that usually my next step would be APREP, but obviously that isn’t possible right now. He also said they are still conducting BDIs over Microsoft Teams. It’s nice to hear they are still trying to get steps completed for applicants in the process, even if they aren’t in the usual order.

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Re: Calgary Police Service

Postby TonyL » Mon May 11, 2020 11:52 am

Well I wrote Psych not too long ago. I hope to hear back either today or tomorrow.
I failed Psych twice before and thought I would never get a second chance to apply.
But by the Grace of God, I got in. My Recruiter is awesome and is very personable, he said he didn't care about my old results and is focused on the future for me. He also said they have lost so many great applicants who were/ are EMS and all at the Psych stage. I might be able to get a sit down interview or an interview over Microsoft Teams with the Psychologist.
But Poly is on pause due to COVID stuff.
Would they start backgrounding before Poly opens?


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