Railway Police - CN and CP

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Railway Police - CN and CP

Postby Highland2012 » Thu May 06, 2021 4:10 pm

Anyone know what the CN or CP rail police hiring agendas are looking like for 2021/2022?

I've been interested for a while, and can never seem to find an open hiring forum for either of them.

Additionally, does anyone know the pros/cons of CN vs CP?
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Re: Railway Police - CN and CP

Postby Hopeful-1 » Thu May 06, 2021 5:08 pm

In my experience, both CN and CP rarely post for anything other than experienced officers.
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Re: Railway Police - CN and CP

Postby Rareform » Sun May 09, 2021 9:08 pm

Every once in awhile, I see job postings for CN and CP Police. However, as Hopeful says, they normally post for experienced officers.

Having said that, I do see the rare post for recruits, and to my understanding, bridge anyone over to a high starting salary with Peace Officer experience -- Conservation, Sheriffs, Corrections, Auxiliary, etc.

Most of the time (but not always) they impose a 50 km applicant radius. So, even if you're qualified, if you don't live within 50 km of the centre they're hiring for, you'll be screened out.

If you're interested, I would just keep an eye on CN and CP's websites since all job postings are posted there. Sometimes, they pop up on Indeed or WowJobs.

One place that I see "a lot" of recruit postings for is the CP Police detachment in Kamloops.
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Re: Railway Police - CN and CP

Postby Pete Broccolo » Mon May 10, 2021 10:36 am

Search of keywords "cn police" in "Topics only" in "Law Enforcement Applicants" area only:


viewtopic.php?f=24&t=36768&p=770031&hil ... ce#p770031

viewtopic.php?f=24&t=37817&p=799135&hil ... ce#p799135

viewtopic.php?f=24&t=37828&p=799541&hil ... ce#p799541

Looks like you will just have to keep stalking both Agencies websites and various job bulletin boards.

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Re: Railway Police - CN and CP

Postby Sk82 » Mon May 24, 2021 12:59 am

CPPS has two spots for new recruits in Calgary posted.
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