The Nelson Police Department is not currently hiring experienced, sworn exempt police officers. 

The current salary for a First-Class Constable is $96,579.99. For more information regarding employment with the Nelson Police Department please contact the Chief Constable’s Office at 250-505-5653 or send an email to with your cover letter and resume.

Current serving police officers from outside of Canada do not qualify as an exempt officer candidate. Non-Canadian police officers would enter into the candidate selection process as a new recruit. New recruit applicants from outside of Canada must have Permanent Residence/Landed Immigrant status for a minimum period of 2 years to apply.

The Nelson Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

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  1. Nelson Police Department

    Physical Address
    606 Stanley Street
    Nelson, BC V1L 1N4

    Phone: 250-354-3919
    Fax: 250-354-4179
    Emergency: 911