NEW FOR FALL 2017: The Police Foundations program has changed to an exciting 45-week accelerated delivery model.  Achieve your Ontario College diploma in only 45 weeks at the Perth Campus by attending classes from September through to August.

• Fast-track your career goals – earning your 2-year diploma in just one year;

• Save money on rent and living expenses by finishing school sooner;

• Benefit from a low student to teacher ratio;

• Graduate faster allowing you to enter your career and start earning money faster.

Visit and search program code 0444X04F to apply. For more information about this program, please contact James Oakes, Program Coordinator, by calling 613-267-2859 ext. 5630 or emailing

The Police Foundations program at Algonquin College at the Perth Campus is ideal first step for individuals who want to pursue a career in policing. Our program covers many aspects of law enforcement, including police powers, criminology, professional ethics, investigation and interviewing processes, Canadian law, and defense and control tactics. The Perth Campus small class size is an ideal alternative to individuals looking for a more direct and personal learning environment.