At a Glance

The Hamilton Police Service’s vision is “To be the best and most progressive police service in partnership with our communities.”

Have you thought about a career in policing, but aren't sure where to start?
Join us on September 27th 2018 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM for Sworn Recruiting Information Night where you will have the opportunity to:
Learn about the hiring process
Learn how to be a competitive candidate
Speak with officers from within the service and learn about their experiences
Learn about expectations while on the job
Learn about the benefits of working for the HPS

One registration per person.

Please visit: to register.


To be the best, we hire the best!

Do you want to really make a difference in our community and make Hamilton the safest place to raise a child?  If you have a history of community involvement, a strong commitment to public service, and are committed to engaging and serving persons from all cultures and backgrounds, then you may be a candidate for serving with the Hamilton Police Service.

Click on the links below to learn how you can join the Service as a:

All Police Constable, Police Cadet, Civilian Employee, Student Summer Jobs and Victim Services Direct Service Volunteer vacancies at the Hamilton Police Service will be posted on the City of Hamilton website at:  under “Jobs Open to the Public – Current Job Postings” as they become available. All applications must be submitted through the City of Hamilton Careers Applicant Tracking System in order to be considered.

Statement of Commitment

The Hamilton Police Service is committed to fostering a strong culture of human rights and inclusiveness in policing in Hamilton.  Applicants must show a commitment to respecting and promoting diversity and human rights.

Equal Opportunity Employer

As an organization, we are committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve.  We invite you to see the progress we are making via our internal Self-Identification Surveys. Click here for more information.

We encourage qualified candidates who are Aboriginal people, visible minorities, diverse people, women, people with disabilities, and/or under-represented communities to apply.

Recruiting Champions Program

The Hamilton Police Service has a team of Sworn Officers, Auxiliary Members, and Civilians who are formally trained to act as Ambassadors for the Service and volunteer their time to share recruiting information at Job Fairs, Information Sessions, and Community Outreach Programs. They perform as ambassadors for the Hamilton Police Service and reach out to potential applicants, providing information on application requirements, as well as share information specific to the Hamilton Police Service’s recruiting process.

If you would like a Recruiting Champion to come discuss a career in policing within your community, please email: