Recruiting Facts

  • In the last 5 years, we have hired 46 new constables.
  • 10 members were hired in 2015 and 13 in 2016.
  • Over the last five years, an average of 9 recruits have been hired per year. Two-thirds of these recruits have either lived in Delta or been volunteers with our Department.
  • Each year we receive approximately 1,000 constable applications.
  • The training at the Justice Institute Police Academy consists of 12 weeks at the Academy, 14 weeks at Delta Police Department with a field trainer and another 9 weeks at the Academy.
  • 11 reserve officers were appointed in 2015 and 13 in 2016. Three of these reserve officers have gone on to be hired as regular members with our Department.