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 employees458 including 186 permanent employees, 251 casual employees and 21 contract employees (as of June 30, 2018)
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
  • 36.3% or $14,178,879 from police forces (1% of the total payroll of the police personnel of each Quebec police force)

  • 49.9% or $19,507,668 from the clients of public and parapublic security, as well as revenue from registration and accommodation 

  • 13.8% or $5,395,300 from a Quebec Government subsidy
  • $39,081,847 (2017-2018)
Eight major campus componentsTotal area of 21 acres (85,000 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 20 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 10,000 registrations annually in basic training courses and programs in police management or investigation, advanced training courses as well as First Nations training activities;

  • Nearly 1,400 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.