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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #100 on: January 16, 2017, 20:52:28 »
That actually sounds like something I'd be down to do. Even that little info made me even more interested haha. Well, my trades are Supply, infantry and MP and I was qualified for all 3...I was totally fine with either one, honestly. So it'll be hard for me to choose (if they're all actively hiring). My interview and medical are in 3 days!


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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #101 on: March 10, 2017, 15:45:06 »
If you Google Western Canadian Reserve Military Police - and take a look at the thread on Blueline.ca and this thread you will get a pretty good idea of what you can expect when you join PRes MP.

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #102 on: November 02, 2017, 00:46:04 »
Hello, recently the RCMP and MP Branch have agreed to allow Sworn RCMP members to serve as PRes MP. If you are a sworn RCMP member and interested in the MP pls contact me at jason.forbes@forces.gc.ca. Thanks!

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #103 on: November 03, 2017, 14:41:32 »
I went recently to talk to a recruiter and told me I needed the 2 year diploma regarding  law enforcement.

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #104 on: November 03, 2017, 14:47:40 »
I went recently to talk to a recruiter and told me I needed the 2 year diploma regarding  law enforcement.

Do you seek part-time or full-time employment?

As always, Recruiting is your most trusted source of information.

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #105 on: November 03, 2017, 15:00:56 »
It is my under standing that the requirement has been waived for Primary Reserve Military Police in Western Canada (1 MP Regt). This was done to attract more suitable applicants as Reserve MP are not as focused on the investigative role. Feel free to shoot me an e-mail If you are interested in the Reserve side. Requirements change very quick depending on the operational tempo and specific requirements at that time.

My experience has been that because the requirements listed by MP Branch changes from time to time (due to staffing issues) sometimes the recruiting offices are behind or have not yet been advised of the change. Also MP Platoons are sometimes disconected from their area recruiting office so they do not always have the best path of communication. This happens because we recruit relatively lower numbers than typical reserve units.

I am the recruiting rep for 15 MP Coy Western Canada and I have to stay on top of things to be current - no slight on our area recruiters - this is a nuance specific to the Res MP I believe.

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #106 on: November 21, 2017, 23:47:06 »
Just to confirm: Reg Force MP needs 2 years post secondary, res MP does not?
I'm a former MP from Sweden (conscription). We were tasked to patrol outside of urban areas (reg MP were city) as counter-sabotage patrols.
Recruiting center: New Westminster, BC
Regular/Reserve: Reg Force
Officer/NCM: NCM
Trade Choice 1: Armored
Trade Choice 2:
Trade Choice 3:
First contact: Feb 2017
Application Date: Sept 2017 - Done
Physical Test: Nov 2017 - Pass
CFAT: Jan 2018 - Pass
Medical: TBD
Interview: TBD
Position Offer: TBD
Enrollment: TBD
BMQ: (March/April 2018?)

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #107 on: November 22, 2017, 23:00:39 »
Just to confirm: Reg Force MP needs 2 years post secondary, res MP does not?
I'm a former MP from Sweden (conscription). We were tasked to patrol outside of urban areas (reg MP were city) as counter-sabotage patrols.
Reg Force MP requires a recognized 2 year diploma, Res MP has no trade specific educational requirement.

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #108 on: June 15, 2018, 02:29:20 »
Reg Force MP requires a recognized 2 year diploma, Res MP has no trade specific educational requirement.


I understand this is months old, and a super uneducated question, but I haven't had the opportunity to ask anyone yet.

Do they ever make any sort of exceptions for equivalencies? I've had an 8 year so far Law Enforcement Career, that I feel I have reached as far as I can go in my current Agency, unless I want to leave the front line. I'm not ready to leave the front line, I've got a decade plus of fire left there, so I'm looking at other options, and the military seems like a good change. I understand starting from scratch training wise, etc etc, I'm fine with that, but the idea of going to achieve a 2 year diploma in police foundations(or whichever program they offer near me) is really ridiculous at this point in my overall career. Especially since I really found over the years that these diplomas don't necessarily make better officers at all.

This is probably a question that has been answered multiple times, so I apologize if I am being redundant.

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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #109 on: June 15, 2018, 03:12:00 »
Fatboy,

There is a big difference between someone who asks the same questions that have already been asked because they are too lazy to use a Search function, or simply call Recruiting...and yourself, someone who is already in emergency services & looking to do something similar, and coming in with a lot of experience.  And I agree with you - a police foundations diploma doesn't always equal a better officer at all. 

Don't apologize for the question, it's a good solid question. 
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Re: Western Canadian Reserve Military Police Recruiting
« Reply #110 on: June 15, 2018, 06:47:33 »
I unfortunately think I know the answer already, but that's alright.


Oh yeah, let me clarify that when I said "officer" I forgot I was on a forum where officer carries a little different meaning!