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INFORMATION SESSIONS

 

Learn how you can Be The Difference! 

Our next Recruitment Information Session is coming up on  

Tuesday February 20th, 2024.

This will be an online session, with opportunities to engage with our recruitment team. (Registration is currently closed.)

Learn how you can Be The Difference! 


There are no scheduled information sessions at this time.
Stay tuned for new session dates posted here.
In the meantime, please watch the recorded virtual information session here or schedule a chat with a recruiter.


Upcoming Testing: SIGMA/POPAT March 13 & 14, 2024

See information below for upcoming testing sessions.

Upcoming Testing: SIGMA/POPAT March 13 & 14, 2024

See information below for upcoming testing sessions.

Testing

Written Mental Abilities Test (SIGMA)

Description: 74-question general knowledge test. Successful applicants will complete the test within 35 minutes with a passing grade of 57% or higher.

Required for: All police officer applicants

Next testing date:

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Saskatoon Police Service Headquarters

76-25th Street East

Saskatoon, SK

Future testing dates:

  • June 2024

How to prepare: Practice tests are available here

 

*Out of province applicants please send in application forms prior to registering for SIGMA or POPAT*

Physical Test 

(Police Officers Physical Abilities Test or POPAT) 

Description: Physical speed, strength and endurance course. Must complete the course in 4 minutes and 45 seconds to pass.

Successful completion of the written entrance exam, a $60 fee, one piece of photo identification, and both POPAT forms from your application package are required to take the test.  The medical opinion/clearance form must be completed by a doctor.

Required for: All police officer applications (excluding Communications Special Constable)

Next testing dates:

 

Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT)

Thursday, March 14th, 2024 – 9 a.m. 

POPAT will take place at:

University of Saskatchewan

College of Kinesiology PAC

87 Campus Drive

Saskatoon, SK

 

Future Dates:

  • June 2024
 

How to prepare: 

  • Practice running 6 months prior to the test
  • Ensure you can run 5 to 8 kms in a continuous run lasting 30-45 minutes
  • Practice muscular strength and endurance training
  • Core strength exercises including push ups, squats, lunges, and plyometric training
  • Weight training working all major upper and lower body muscle groups

What you’ll need:

  • Successful completion of the written entrance exam
  • A $60 fee
  • One piece of photo identification
  • Both POPAT forms from your application package are required to take the test.
  • Medical opinion/clearance form must be completed by a doctor

Documents you’ll need to take the POPAT:

*Out of province applicants please send in application forms prior to registering for SIGMA or POPAT*

Watch These Videos For More Information

The Human Performance Centre at the University of Saskatchewan offers a POPAT preparation course. For details contact Jason Weber at 306-966-1006 or e-mail him at jason.weber@usask.ca.

Thanks to the Saskatoon Industry Education Council for their Spotlight on Law Enforcement. Find out more information on the SIEC here

SIGMA/POPAT Registration Forms

*Out of province applicants please send in application forms prior to registering for SIGMA or POPAT*

In the meantime have a look at the What it Takes page for information on the recruiting process.