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Special Constables

Woodstock Police Services
Woodstock Police Services
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Business Location:
Woodstock, Ontario
Position type:
Full Time
Work Place Location:
In Person

Job Description

Special Constable - Court Security

Special Constables hired by the Woodstock Police Service provide security services to the Courthouses in Woodstock. Special Constable duties include but are not limited to:

  • Search and screen individuals in custody;
  • Screen and scan entry into the Courthouse;
  • Prisoner transportation to and from court, correctional facilities and other police agencies;
  • Serve court documents; and
  • Complete fingerprinting and process other judicial orders.


Special Constable - Cadet

Cadets are primarily stationed at Woodstock Police Service Headquarters. They are assigned to a platoon and follow that platoon's schedule rotation. Cadets primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Search and screen individuals in custody;
  • Monitor individuals in custody;
  • DNA and fingerprinting;
  • Prisoner transportation to and from correctional facilities and other police agencies; and
  • Respond to minor calls for service.


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver's licence with a good driving record. An OACP Certificate is an asset. 


Secondary School Diploma

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