Police Powers

PFPR 2030

Course description

Students examine the detention, arrest and release authorities included in the Criminal Code. Students explore the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and its impact on police procedure. Through practical scenarios, students demonstrate lawful arrests, and practice appropriate, legally sound techniques in handcuffing and searching people in custody.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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