ORILLIA, ON, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is preparing for its eighth OPP Bound recruitment program. "OPP Bound 2010" is a three-day mini-OPP recruit camp, being held at the Provincial Police Academy from July 10-13 in Orillia, Ontario.
The OPP are inviting applications from all women, women and men who represent diverse communities and women and men who speak English plus another language or languages that are interested in exploring a career in policing.
Fifty (50) participants will learn about the history and traditions of the OPP. The program will include a number of mentoring sessions with key OPP officers who will share their experiences. Participants will also have the opportunity to live the life of an OPP recruit at the Academy, including firearms, drill, physical training and practical exercises. They will be exposed to the wide variety of career opportunities available at the OPP and will be provided the opportunity to build relationships with OPP employees.
April 30, 2010 at 4:00pm is the application deadline for "OPP Bound 2010". Those looking for an exciting career opportunity can obtain information and the application on the OPP website at: www.opp.ca.
Further information can be obtained by calling the Ontario Provincial Police Recruitment Section at 1-877-OPP-HIRE (1-877-677-4473).
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SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police
For further information: For further information: Sergeant Kristine Rae, (613) 285-5479 cell, 1-800-279-8660 pager