School Overview

Unique training centre

ENPQ at a glance

Establishment dateEstablished on September 1, 2000, the École nationale de police du Québec (ENPQ) replaces the Institut de police du Québec pursuant to the Police Act (R.S.Q., c. P-13.1)
Type of establishmentLegal person governed by public law and mandatary of the Government (R.S.Q., c. P-13.1)
Number of employees520 including 188 permanent employees, 310 casual employees and 22 contract employees (as of June 30, 2021)
MissionTo contribute to the training and development of Quebec police officers through teaching and research
  • Respect: To act at all times with every human being, regardless of their differences, in a manner that respects their dignity, rights and freedoms. 

  • Integrity: To be fair, honest, impartial and loyal towards individuals and our democratic institutions, which include the concepts of probity, honesty and ethics.

  • Discipline: To act with professionalism by demonstrating competence and exemplary conduct.

  • Commitment: To provide quality service by combining efforts and teamwork in the search for excellence. 

  • Sense of responsibility: To be responsible for and critical of one’s actions. To use the information and resources at one’s disposal wisely.
FundingBreakdown of the source of funding
  • 36.9% or $16,423,086 from police forces (1% of the total payroll of the police personnel of each Quebec police force)

  • 46.5% or $20,736,082 from the clients of public and parapublic security, as well as revenue from registration and accommodation 

  • 11.9% or $5,308,325 from a Quebec Government subsidy - Rent
  • 4.7% or $2,069,533$ from a Quebec Government subsidy - Others
  • $44,234,127 (June 30, 2021)
Eight major campus componentsTotal area of 33.75 acres (136,570 m2)  
  • Main building (former Nicolet Seminary) – Administration, accommodation, training, cafeteria (A, B, C, E, F and G wings)
  • Sports centre (H wing)
  • Amphitheatres (D wing)
  • Four simulation buildings (K, L, M, N)
  • Shooting complex (J)
  • Training and lodging pavilion (P)
  • Tactical Pavilion
  • Driving track (outside the campus)
ENPQ is:
  • 648 police cadets trained annually in a mock police station to give them their licence to work. 

  • More than 200 advanced training courses in the three areas of police work (police patrolling, police investigation and police management) including some university courses.

  • A bachelor’s degree in public security, in joint responsibility with the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, as well as a graduate program. 

  • An average of more than 12,000 registrations annually in basic training courses and programs in police management or investigation, advanced training courses as well as First Nations training activities;

  • Nearly 1,500 registrations in basic training programs and advanced training courses customized for public security clients including correctional officers, highway controllers, MSP special constables, STM inspectors, BEI investigators, etc.