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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||2011-09-23|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||2011-09-22|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||2011-09-23|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||2011-09-23|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- The RCMP detachment in Buchans will be phased out over the next three months
- The provincial government Dept. of Innovation, Business and Rural Development has announced the consolidation of 20 programs to two umbrella funds to create more flexibility to meet client needs
Week of Apr 01 – Apr 05, 2013
- The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Association and the provincial government have ratified the collective agreement reached on March 20, 2013
Week of Mar 25 – Mar 29, 2013
- Four crown prosecutors in St. John's provincial court office were laid off as a result of budget cuts. Three of these lawyers were trial prosecutors.
- The Family Violence Intervention Court in St. John's has closed due to budget cuts. One employee has been laid off and more are expected.
Week of Feb 18 – Feb 22, 2013
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