Program OverviewThe Osgoode Graduate Diploma in Law for Law Enforcement Professionals is the only program of its kind in Canada. Designed and co-taught by law enforcement professionals, this innovative program focusses on the substantive law issues (as contrasted with the legal procedural issues) confronting policing professionals in their day-to-day work.
Who is this program for?
- Law enforcement professionals
- Professionals in related fields in senior or leadership positions in police or regulatory agencies.
Program StructureThis flexible, part-time program is designed to meet the needs of all professionals working in the sector. The program is delivered in small group seminars, over a two-year period. There is one two-day in-person requirement at the on-set of the program for Policing and the Charter. The remainder of the program’s courses are evening courses, which students can participate in in-person or remotely via video conferencing.
Program Requirements Overview
|Courses||Course Code||Status||Number of Credits|
|Online Legal Research and Writing Tutorial||LAW 7005||Required||0 credits|
|Police Oversight and Accountability||LAW 6206||Required||3.0 credits|
|Policing and the Charter||LAW 6204||Required||6.0 credits|
|Policing Vulnerable Communities||LAW 6205||Required||3.0 credits|
|Foundations of Evidence for Law Enforcement Professionals||LAW 6208||Elective||3.0 credits|
|Legal Issues Related to Managing Law Enforcement Professionals||LAW 6207||Elective||3.0 credits|