Protect with Purpose

We’re looking for compassionate, community-minded leaders who reflect the diverse communities of Edmonton and the values of EPS.

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Why join EPS

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Our Advantage

Why Edmonton?

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We’re coming to you, Edmonton! This summer our recruiters are popping in across the City:

  • Connect with EPS Officers & ask questions
  • Receive tips on the application process and where to begin
  • Explore our career benefits, earning potential and where this career can lead you!
  • Light refreshments/promotional items where available (limited stock)

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The EPS Advantage

Bring who you are – your unique perspectives, background, and experiences – and collaborate with community-minded individuals toward a shared objective. Together our actions, dedication and courage will ensure a safer, vibrant Edmonton is experienced by all.

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I wanted to help, interact and meet people from all walks of life. I get that opportunity daily in this career.

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Why Edmonton?

Edmonton is praised for its strong community spirit; aligning cultural diversity, vibrant arts, a thriving food scene, professional sports and outdoor activities. So what makes Edmonton a great place to live?

  • Affordable housing & cost of living with single detached family homes averaging 400-450k
  • Geographically located close to an International Airport, and a gateway to Jasper National Park, and the Rocky Mountains
  • Known as the City of Festivals, Edmonton ranks in the top 100 best cities to live in, year after year (Resonance Consultancy International, Top 100 Global Cities

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Career Paths

With over 100 different positions within dozens of units, the EPS offers room to grow a career based on your personal interests. Explore what your career path can be:

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Discover a dynamic and rewarding career. Your future in policing starts here.

Events & Resources

We are more than just law enforcement; we are part of the community, regularly participating in community events and initiatives to foster strong relationships with the people we serve.

Information Sessions

If you’re interested in applying, hoping to speak with an EPS recruiter in person or have questions about the application process, we recommend you attend a free Information Session.

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Run with Recruiters

Run with Recruiters is a great way to connect with the Edmonton Police Service recruitment team and experience the camaraderie, team environment, and mentorship style that the EPS is known for.

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APCAT Testing

The Alberta Police Cognitive Ability Test (APCAT) is a critical thinking exam that tests one’s potential to successfully complete police recruit training and perform effectively as a police officer in the Province of Alberta.

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The Alberta Physical Abilities Readiness Evaluation for Police Officers (A-PREP) is the assessment standard to determine the physical suitability of an applicant.

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BDI Workshop

The Behavioural Descriptive Interview (BDI) workshop is designed to help applicants better understand and prepare for the BDI interview exam.

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APCAT Entrance Exam

July 16 /8:00 am

Run with Recruiters

July 18 /6:00 am

APCAT Entrance Exam

July 23 /8:00 am

Run with Recruiters

July 25 /6:00 am

Your Future in Policing
Starts Now

Are you ready to serve and protect our community? Start your journey towards a rewarding and dynamic career as an Edmonton Police Officer.

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