Police Services in Manitoba will require you to go through a challenging selection process.  The recruitment process will include the Manitoba Police Written Test. You can also expect the go through the following recruitment stages, however be sure to check their website using the link above to see the latest information:

Stage 1 - Application Package

Employment applications are screened to ensure completeness and that minimum qualifications have been met. Applications must be done in person to the following address:

Public Safety Building
Main Floor, 151 Princess Street
Winnipeg MB

Stage 2 - Written Test

Those individuals who have submitted an application package meeting all minimum qualifications will be required to write the Written Test.

The Winnipeg Police Service written test is an 80 minute multiple choice test based on general grade 12 knowledge. The test covers 5 areas; each area is timed separately and measures your understanding of the following:

- Vocabulary - word meaning
- Comprehension - understanding of what you read
- Language Mechanics - writing skills such as grammar and punctuation
- Language Expression - sentence structure
- Mathematics Concepts and Applications - problem solving

The pass mark is 65%

Stage 3 - Pre-Interview Screening

Applications will be reviewed and an enhanced security check will be conducted.

Stage 4 - Panel Interview

This will be a structured interview in which all applicants are asked the same questions. The interview will be conducted in an office setting and is usually conducted by ranking members of the recruiting unit.

There are 2 components to the panel interview, Behaviour Baseed and Competency Based. Expect the interview to last for 45 minutes and it will be scored on a pass/fail system.

At this interview you will be asked asked questions that assess both your ability to communicate, as well as your potential suitability to policing.
If you pass, your mark will be held for 2 years. However if you fail you will have to wait 1 year from your interview date to reapply

Stage 5 - Background Investigation

This will be a one on one interview with a background investigator. The interview is approximately 3 hours and you will be provided with specific instructions as to what documentation you will need to bring to this interview.

Stage 6 - Psychological & Medical Testing

Each applicant is required to take a battery of psychological tests. A psychologist approved by the Police Service will evaluate completed psychological tests, which will assist in determining suitability for employment as a police officer. Results remain the property of the Police Service and will not be disclosed to the applicant.

This stage is only conducted if you are being considered for employment and will include illegal drug use testing.

Stage 7 - Selection Panel

Applicants are compared to each other rather than to a set standard.

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