Law, Protection, and Safety Diploma Program Overview

Full-Time Diploma Program classes are scheduled:

  • Class 72 – September 3, 2024 – July 16, 2025 (8 am to 1 pm) (FULL!)
  • Class 73 – October 1, 2024 – September 4, 2025 (1 pm to 6 pm)
  • Class 74 – April 1, 2025 – February 27, 2026 (8 am to 1 pm)

The Academy’s Instructors include current and former employees of:

  • Winnipeg Police Service
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Canadian Police College
  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • Federal Corrections

This post-secondary program is for persons who intend to seek employment with law enforcement agencies across Canada.

Students attending our Diploma Program can apply for a Student Loan or a Canada Student Grant. More details here. Students can choose to pay tuition in two, three or seven equal payments during their program studies.

Graduates of the Academy are employed in police and law enforcement agencies throughout Canada, including:

  • Winnipeg Police Service
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Corrections Branch, Manitoba Justice
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • First Nations Policing

Part-Time Study, Certificate Programs

The Certificate Programs were created for those individuals seeking a career in Law Enforcement who:

  • are not planning to complete a diploma program
  • do not plan to complete a diploma program immediately
  • want training is specific areas of law enforcement

Certificate Program students attend class with the Diploma Program students at NorthWest Law and receive instruction from highly qualified, experienced former law enforcement officers.

With classes available in the morning (8 am-1 pm) and afternoon (1 pm-6 pm), many students are able to continue part-time or even full-time employment.

NorthWest Law also offers individuals the opportunity to focus on specific areas of study in a number of short courses that cover a wide range of topics.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Law Enforcement Training Diploma Program have found employment as:


  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • Winnipeg Police Service
  • Brandon Police Service
  • Edmonton Police Service
  • Calgary Police Service
  • Regina Police Service
  • Vancouver Police Service
  • Treaty Three Police Service, ON
  • Dakota Ojibway Police Service
  • Morden Police Service, MB
  • Victoria Beach Police Service, MB
  • Winkler Police Service, MB
  • Kanesatake Mohawk Police Service, QC
  • Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation Police, MB
  • Grand Rapids First Nations Band Police, MB
  • Winnipeg Police River Patrol
  • Sagkeeng First Nation Police Department, MB
  • Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, ON
  • O-Chi-Chak-Do-Sipi First Nation Police, MB
  • Oxford House First Nations Band Police, MB
  • Norway House First Nations Band Police, MB
  • R. M. of Springfield Police Department, MB
  • RCMP Auxiliary
  • Ste. Anne Police Department, MB

Law Enforcement – Other:

  • Winnipeg Police Service Auxiliary Cadet
  • Ontario Provincial Police Auxiliary Cadet
  • Ste. Anne Police Department Auxiliary Cadet
  • Canadian Forces Military Police
  • Manitoba Correctional Services
  • British Columbia Correctional Services
  • New Brunswick Correctional Services
  • Federal Correctional Services
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Manitoba Conservation Enforcement Services
  • Manitoba Sheriff Services
  • Alberta Sheriff Services
  • Alberta Government Correctional Peace Officer
  • Northwest Territories Correctional Services
  • Manitoba Liquor Commission – Auxiliary Liquor Inspector
  • DSI Security – Rural Police and Alarm Dispatcher
  • Diversified Transportation Ltd. – Safety Officer (Transportation)
  • By-law Enforcement, Beausejour, MB
  • By-law Enforcement, Watson Lake, YT
  • By-law Enforcement, Baker Lake, NU
  • By-law Enforcement Officer, Winnipeg, MB
  • Municipal By-law Enforcement Officer, Nipawin, SK
  • Prairie By-law Enforcement Officer – East St. Paul, St. Andrews, Thompson, MB
  • City of Edmonton Park Rangers Unit, Alberta Community Peace Officer Level 1
  • Creighton Youth Services Youth Detention Centre, Kenora, ON
  • Treaty Three Police Service Cell Guard, Kenora, ON
  • Assiniboine Park Conservancy
  • Peace Officer Status
  • University of Manitoba Security Service
  • Manitoba Transport & Government Services – Compliance
  • Health Sciences Centre Security
  • The Bay Security
  • Government Security
  • Royal Canadian Mint
  • Winnipeg International Airport Security
  • Manitoba Housing Security Services
  • Provincial Government Security Service
  • RCMP Prisoner Supervision – Carrot River, SK
  • RCMP Cell Guard – Oxford House, MB
  • Nipawin, SK Municipal By-law Enforcement

General Security:

  • Aecon, Health & Safety, AB
  • Aeroguard Group
  • Assiniboine Park Security
  • Atco Frontenac Security – Yellowknife
  • Avion Services Corporation
  • Brandon General Hospital Security Services
  • Brinks Canada
  • Cadillac Fairview Polo Park Security
  • Canad Inns Security – Brandon
  • Club Regent Casino Security Services
  • CORS Security – Portage la Prairie
  • G4S Security
  • Garda Security Services
  • Guard Tec
  • Holt Renfrew Loss Prevention – Calgary
  • Home Depot Loss Prevention
  • Icon Protective Services
  • I-Core Security
  • Initial Security
  • Intel Security
  • Intelicom Security
  • Intelligarde International (Manitoba) Inc.
  • Loss Prevention Group
  • Makor K-9 Security – Fort McMurray, AB
  • Manitoba Jockey Club Security – Assiniboia Downs
  • Marlborough Mall Security – Calgary
  • OBO Security
  • Paladin Security
  • Pollard Bank Note Security
  • Polo Park Shopping Centre Security
  • Quest Inn Security
  • Securex
  • Securicor
  • Securitas
  • Seven Oaks General Hospital Security Services
  • Southbeach Casino Security Services
  • Southport Security
  • St. Boniface General Hospital Security Services
  • St. Vital Centre Security Services
  • Tijuana Yacht Club Security
  • University of Calgary Security Services
  • University of Lethbridge Security and By-law Enforcement
  • University of Winnipeg Security Services
  • University of Alberta Security Services
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery Security Services

Investigative Services:

  • Forensic Investigations Canada
  • Oliver Yaskiw – Investigations Canada
  • Home Depot Retail Investigations
  • Sears Resource Protection
  • J. Peace & Associates Investigations
  • Wal-Mart Loss Prevention Group
  • Loss Prevention Group
  • Zellers Loss Prevention Service


  • Winnipeg Secondary School Law Teacher
  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • Opportunities for Independence (working with sex offenders)
  • Downtown BIZ Street Patrol
  • West End BIZ Street Patrol
  • Exchange District BIZ Street Patrol
  • North End Community Ambassador Program
  • Emergency Medical Services, Moosomin, SK
  • Emergency Services (Fire/Medic)
  • Parole Supervisor and Urban Section 84 Coordinator at Native Clan Organization

Other successful graduates have continued their education at:

  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Grant MacEwan College
  • Red River College
  • John Abbott College
  • Lethbridge College