WANTED: Experienced police officers looking for an east coast lifestyle. Halifax is hiring.

Join HRP as an experienced police officer. Come home to Nova Scotia.

Make a difference in the Halifax region, submit your applications for the full time, permanent position(s) of Police Constable in Halifax Regional Police and answer the call of the coast. 

Halifax Regional Police is a diverse police organization that is committed to building and maintaining confidence, trust and safety in partnership with the communities we serve. As one of the largest police organizations in Atlantic Canada, Halifax Regional Police continuously look for individuals who have a passion for policing and a desire to make a difference with us. We are looking for team players who are motivated to make ongoing and meaningful contributions to the well-being and safety of our community.

Watch these testimonial videos from officers at Halifax Regional Police, to learn more:

Superintendent Dean Simmonds who shares insights on the attributes of a Halifax Regional Police officer.

Recently retired Sergeant Rob Lowther talks about the rewarding career he had with Halifax Regional Police and outlines why you should join.

Detective Constable Amy Edwards speaks to the dynamic career she has had so far at Halifax Regional Police.

Constable Jenna Clarke shares experiences about her career at Halifax Regional Police and living in the region.

Check out some of the benefits you can expect when joining HRP as an experienced police officer, including:

  • having the experience of a lifetime serving the residents of a fast-growing community
  • being part of an inclusive, flexible and exciting workplace with options for training and career development
  • having paid vacation, sick leave, entry into a defined contribution benefit pension plan along with health, vision and dental insurance.

Salary starts at $67,133.28 - $111,888.79 per year as per the Agreement between the Halifax Regional Municipality and the Halifax Regional Police Association. Salary to commensurate with experience.

Serve on the front lines in the Maritimes. Halifax is waiting for you. Apply now.

How to apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter online to Halifax Regional Municipality’s online job site.

Learn more about becoming an Experienced Police Officer with Halifax Regional Police.

Have questions about joining HRP as an Experienced Police Officer?

Contact Halifax Regional Police Human Resources, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

By phone: 902.490.1492

By email: hrprecruiting@halifax.ca 

Other opportunities with Halifax Regional Police

Halifax Regional Police Cadet Recruitment

The application process is now closed for Halifax Regional Police's 2025 cadet class program. 

Civilian Opportunities

Civilian opportunities are regularly posted on the municipality’s online job site

Questions about a career with Halifax Regional Police?

Contact Halifax Regional Police Human Resources, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

By phone: 902.490.1492

By email: hrprecruiting@halifax.ca