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Not less than 18 years of age.
Must be a Canadian citizen or Landed Immigrant.
Completed Grade XII in Manitoba, or achieved a Grade XII
standing through General Education Development (G.E.D.)
or a standing the Chief of Police deems not less than Gr.
XII in Manitoba. May require assessment by Manitoba Department of
4. DRIVING LICENCE
To Apply: Hold at minimum a valid/subsisting Man. class
5.0 driverís licence or equivalent from another province/
territory of Canada.
Before Hiring: This must be upgraded to a class 4.0
Excellent health and physical condition. Applicants chosen to progress through the competition must successfully pass
a physical fitness test. Do not underestimate this requirement. Study the criteria carefully and prepare in advance.
6. CRIMINAL RECORD
No criminal record for which a Pardon has not been
granted prior to submitting the application. An application will
not be processed while the applicant is facing criminal charges or
charges under another federal statute.
A. Aided & Unaided Visual Acuity
Applicants who require visual aids (glasses or contact lenses) must
have vision of 20/60 (6/18) in one eye, 20/200 (6/60) in the other
OR a combination of 20/80 (6/24) in both eyes, or better, without
visual aids. Vision must be corrected to 20/30 (6/9) in each eye.
The procedure of orthokeratology is not acceptable as a means of
visual acuity enhancement.
B. Binocular Vision
a) Vertical Eye Muscle Imbalance - maximum of 1 prism diopter
b) Horizontal Eye Muscle Imbalance (in distance viewing) -
maximum of: I) 5 prism diopters overconvergence,
II) 8 prism diopters divergence.
C. Color Vision
Applicants must also pass the Titmus color plate test, the Ishihara
color plate test, or the Farnsworth D-15 color vision test.
D. Laser Eye Surgery
standards apply to applicants having laser eye surgery, except that
there is a further minimum six month waiting period from the date the
last eye was corrected, for the purpose of assessing both vision and
Vision which does not meet these standards, will be cause for
8. OTHER ASSETS:
- Good writing skills. Once again many candidates underestimate
this requirement. An integral component of a police officer's
duties is their ability to write effectively. A spelling/grammar test and an
essay are included in the competition.
- Be of good moral character.
CANDIDATES EITHER DO OR DO NOT POSSESS THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS SET FORTH.
NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE TO ESTABLISHED STANDARDS.
Wording in the Official Application Package overrides any
possible inconsistencies on these website pages.