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About the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS)

With over 1000 uniform and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service proudly serves a population of over 565,000 residents in one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario. The WRPS is committed to a leadership role in crime prevention and law enforcement in a community partnership to improve safety and the quality of life for all people. Police and civilian positions offer a wide variety of career opportunities along with competitive salaries and benefit packages.

Civilian Positions

Supervisor, Crime Analysis

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is looking for an experienced professional to permanently fill the key role of Supervisor, Crime Analysis.


Supervisor, Crime Analysis


Investigative Services


Staff Sergeant of Intelligence










35 hrs/wk


Day Shift





Position Functions

The Supervisor, Crime Analysis will coordinate the implementation of the Service’s vision of crime analysis by providing direction, supervision, training, and support to the Crime Analyst team in the collection, collation, analysis and dissemination of crime-related information for identifying criminals and crime patterns.

Specific accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops, designs, proposes, implements and evaluates region-wide crime analysis program and strategy designs.
  • Summarizes and disseminates analyzed information by preparing and distributing crime reports and/or briefings as required.
  • Monitors data integrity by performing regular audits of databases and occurrence data.
  • Provides coaching, training, and direction to crime analysts on the analysis of crime and call data and assists to identify current or emerging trends and patterns where required.
  • Reviews neighbourhood profiles, aerial plotter maps, canvassing details and other relevant linkage information for the purpose of crime tracking.
  • Liaises with other police services, and other outside agencies to share information on crime trends and patterns, including reviewing briefings and information provided from other police services to assess the relationship to local criminal activity.
  • Performs analysis using spatial, statistical and specialized software including ArcMap, i2 Analysts Notebook, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), MS Excel, and Rigel Analyst software.
  • Liaises with the Information Technology (IT) Branch to ensure the IT needs of the Crime Analysts are met.
  • Attends meetings held by the Ontario Crime Analyst Network and International Association of Crime Analysts as well as other conferences and related courses to remain up to date on current crime analyst methodologies, training, educational opportunities and certification requirements.
  • Court preparation of all required information including maps, cell phone data, and charts used to link and associate parties.
  • Attends meetings with Crown Attorney(s) periodically to assist in providing various functions and specialized tasks or to assist with court preparation and the presentation of data. May be required to testify in court.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of research functions and practices, statistical analysis and strategic and tactical analysis, keyboarding and mapping techniques, normally acquired through the attainment of a bachelor’s degree in planning, geography, criminology or other related field from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three to five years progressively responsible crime analysis experience, preferably in a policing environment.
  • Minimum one to two years related supervisory experience is required, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Ability to instruct, train, coach and motivate a team is required, and experience with training and skill development and working knowledge of adult education learning theories and principles is preferred.
  • Advanced skill in the use of software packages such as Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, ArcMap or other geographic information systems (GIS) software as well as knowledge of both manual and computer geo-coding location systems is required.
  • Ability to obtain membership or certification with the Society of Certified Criminal Analysts, Ontario Crime Analyst Network, the International Association of Crime Analysts, or the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts.
  • Skill in the preparation of effective presentations of applicable data in many forms including reports, bulletins, graphs, maps, charts, and other methods of information dissemination.
  • Acquired knowledge of police/WRPS organizational structure, chain of command, branch functions, processes, and computer networks and systems is an asset.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (both verbal and written) with individuals internally and externally.
  • A valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six demerit points required to travel within and outside the region to attend meetings, training and seminars.
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume, clearly indicating the position you are applying for, by 4pm Friday, January 27, 2017.


Mail:     Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

            200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:     (519) 650 8587

We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at

Special Constable (Part Time)

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is looking for Part Time Special Constables to become part of our team in 2017.

HOURS OF WORK: Up to 30 hours/week (various shifts)

SALARY/WAGE: $35.16/hour

START DATE: April, 2017

As a Special Constable, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining courtroom decorum
  • Searching the general public within the courthouse in accordance with WRPS procedures
  • Providing assistance to police officers
  • Transporting, monitoring, controlling, and receiving custody of prisoners
  • Prisoner security in, during, and out of court and in custodial facilities
  • Serving of Summonses and Subpoenas
  • Fingerprinting and photographing criminally charged persons

Click here for a complete job description.

Successful completion of the Test Results Profile or OACP Certificate from Applicant Testing Services (ATS) is required.For more information on ATS, please visit:


  • Basic knowledge of reading, writing, mathematical and communication skills, normally acquired through the attainment of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent as determined by the Ontario Ministry of Education. 
  • Knowledge of standardized office and filing procedures and processes, basic keyboarding and data entry skills.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills using tact and diplomacy required to respond to and take control of emergency situations in a sensitive manner.
  • Ability to meet government criteria for appointment as Special Constable.
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization.
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position.
  • Successful completion of the Test Results Profile from Applicant Testing Services.
  • Valid CPR (Basic Rescuer Level) and Standard First Aid Certificates, from an accredited agency, with renewal as per police standards.
  • A valid Glass “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence with no more than six demerit points.
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Previous Special Constable or security experience is preferred.

Please submit your Application for Employment, Personal History Form, and your Applicant Testing Services Results by Friday, January 27, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. to:

Mail:    Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:    519-650-8587

Only applications including all three components will be considered.

If you have any questions, or if you require accommodation with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at


Constable Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently processing applications for the position of Police Constable. Please check our website for further status updates.   

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