Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) establishes working partnerships with a select group of highly esteemed multi-sector public safety institutions. The aim is to offer members of these institutions and their affiliates access to world-class advanced educational opportunities by delivering programs that meet the needs of the future workforce.
WLU has partnered with the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) to advance education and learning for police personnel. The partnership’s mandate is to provide educational options in support of personal and professional development for Ontario police agencies and their members. With the support of the OACP, WLU will establish key relationships with police agencies across Ontario to introduce their program offerings that are uniquely suited for law enforcement and public safety employees.
Partnerships are an effective way of exchanging information about policing requirements, identifying emerging trends, and assessing opportunities. Wilfrid Laurier University established a partnership with the Canadian Police College (CPC) to grant transfer credit for specific CPC courses towards various WLU programs.
Graduates of the Executive Development in Policing program at CPC are eligible to transfer credits towards two core courses in the Master of Public Safety Program at WLU.
Students who successfully complete the following courses may receive a maximum of 10 out of the required 20 credits towards their Bachelor of Arts in Policing at WLU.
- Computer Forensic Examiner (CMPFOR)
- Cyber Crime Investigators Course (CCIC)
- Forensic Identification Course (FIC)
- Indigenous Gang Reduction Strategies (AGRS)
- Integrated Approaches to Interpersonal Violence (IAIVA)
- Polygraph Examiners Course (PEC)
- Senior Police Administration Course (SPAC)
- Violent Offenders Behaviours Course (VOB)
- ViCLAS Specialist Course (ViCLAS)
Students wishing to enter WLU with advanced standing will need to apply through the regular admissions process.
We are delighted to announce a new partnership between the Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being and Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU). The Journal will be highlighting WLU’s online degree programs with the goal to encourage readership, submissions, and engagement from among the WLU cohort and expand the community and reach of the Journal. To read the announcement in full, please visit: https://journalcswb.ca/index.php/cswb/announcement/view/22