Law for Law Enforcement Professionals

Law for Law Enforcement Professionals

Diploma programs are open to students in any relevant graduate program or to those who have a general interest in graduate-level work. For diplomas that are part of a graduate degree (concurrent), please contact the relevant graduate program office. For graduate diplomas that can be pursued on their own (stand-alone, direct entry), applications are submitted online. More information about Graduate Diploma programs

The Graduate Diploma in Law for Law Enforcement Professionals is the only program of its kind in Canada. Designed and co-taught by law enforcement professionals, this innovative program focusses on the substantive law issues–as contrasted with the legal procedural issues–confronting policing professionals in their day-to-day work.

This flexible, part-time program is designed to meet the needs of all professionals working in the sector. The program is delivered in small group seminars over a two-year period. There is one two-day in-person requirement at the on-set of the program for Policing and the Charter. The remainder of the program’s courses are evening courses which students can participate in in-person or remotely via video conferencing.

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