The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) is currently inviting applications from women and men interested in a career as a Police Officer.  The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is headquartered in St. Johnís with detachments in Corner Brook, Labrador City/Wabush and Churchill Falls. Successful applicants may be assigned to any of these locations or to any other location that in the future, may be within the jurisdiction of the RNC.  The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is committed to gender and cultural diversity in the workplace and will be actively seeking applications from identifiable groups. 

    Applicants must be a graduate of a degree program or have completed university level courses in English (2 Courses), Psychology (2 Courses) and Sociology (1 Course) by the end of the Winter Semester, 2008; Applicants must be of high moral and ethical character and be capable of projecting a positive police role model to the community.  Applicants must meet employment standards as stated in the RNC Act and participate in a selection process which involves screening, physical fitness testing, selection board interviews, polygraph, visual acuity, medical and psychological assessments. Positions within the Department of Justice are considered ďPositions of TrustĒ.  Successful candidates will be subject to a background investigation through police/court data banks and other sources. 

    Pre-selected candidates will be required to enrol in and complete the Police Studies Diploma Program offered by Memorial University of Newfoundland beginning in September, 2008.  The program consists of two academic semesters followed by several months of practical training at the RNC.  Applicants must also meet the standards set by Memorial University of Newfoundland for entry into the Police Studies Diploma Program.  Further details on the diploma program and on admission criteria to Memorial University are available at the following:  Upon successful completion of the Police Studies Diploma Program, candidates will be eligible for employment at the RNC.                         

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  November 28, 2008 - This site is for informational purposes only.  Stay tuned for recruiting information as it arises.

Information for Applicants:  

    Further information and application packages are available on-line at, at the nearest RNC Detachment or by contacting the RNC Recruiting Unit at (709)729-8729 or by E-Mail at Applicants must fully complete the RNC Application Package and clearly demonstrate that they meet all of the above qualifications.  Failure to do so may result in an applicant being screened out of the competition. 

Completed applications should be forwarded in person or by mail to: 

Recruiting Unit
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Headquarters
1 Fort Townshend
St. Johnís, NL A1C 2G2