Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Police officers protect the public, detect and prevent crime and perform other activities directed at maintaining law and order. They are employed by municipal and federal governments, some provincial and regional governments and the armed forces. This unit group includes military police and railway police.
RCMP officer, community relations officer, constable, crime prevention constable, detective, harbour police officer, highway patrol officer, military police officer, police cadet, police diver, police officer, police sergeant, railway police officer.
- Patrol assigned areas to maintain public safety and order and to enforce laws and regulations
- Investigate crimes and accidents, secure evidence, interview witnesses, compile notes and reports and provide testimony in courts of law
- Arrest criminal suspects
- Provide emergency assistance to victims of accidents, crimes and natural disasters
- Participate in crime prevention, public information and safety programs
- May supervise and co-ordinate the work of other police officers.
Outlook & Prospects for Police Officers (Except Commissioned) in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2011-09-23|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2011-09-22|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2011-09-23|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2011-09-23|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- October 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 507 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 242 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 239 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 266 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- The provincial government announced $47,000 in funding to purchase new firefighting equipment for the Baie Verte-Springdale district
- The Canadian Union of Public Employees, representing 4,300 employees, has ratified six out of seven collective agreements with the provincial government
- The provincial government announced $95,000 in funding to Best Boy Entertainment and Ocean Quest to assist in the development of workplace skills that will increase the capacity and market presence of these companies
- The provincial government announced $24,000 in funding to the Town of Glovertown to create a plan to redevelop the town centre
- The provincial government launched a new law enforcement unit to fight against child exploitation, illegal drugs and organized crime in NL. The name of the unit is called the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit ¿ Newfoundland Labrador (CFSEU-NL).
- Members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) have accepted an agreement with the provincial government
- A tentative four-year agreement has been reached between the provincial government and the Canadian Union of Public Employees representing 4,300 employees in NL. A ratification vote will take place in the coming weeks.
- Three health authorities in NL have announced the elimination of 961 full-time positions without layoffs or a reduction in service
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