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I don’t live in Vancouver. Do I have to attend an Information Session in person?

I don't live in Canada. Can I still apply?

What if I don't have one (or more) of the basic qualifications to be a police officer?

I don't have 30 post-secondary credits, but I have training in another area. Can I receive an exemption for the educational requirement?

Can I apply to be a Police Officer or Special Municipal Constable if I am colour-blind?

What if my education took place in another country?

How can I get an application?

What is the average age of successful police officer candidates?

I ran the POPAT (Police Officers Physical Abilities Test) with another police department. Can my score transfer over?

How do I sign up for a POPAT or COPAT drop-in?

What if I have used drugs in the past?

Do I have to pay tuition to attend the police academy? How much is it?

Should I obtain any specialized training prior to attending the police academy?