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Human Resources

Our Human Resources division is responsible for recruiting, interviewing and background investigations for all new hires of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service. Currently, five people work in Human Resources; a Supervisor, Clerk and three part-time Background Investigators.

HR is actively looking for professionals to join our team as an Experienced Officer, Recruit Constable, Special Constable, Auxiliary Member and Civilian Support Staff.

Human Resources reviews and scores applications, conduct interviews with applicants, complete background investigations, liaise with psychologists and medical doctors to ensure the application process is efficient and professional.

To learn more about our how to become a member of our Service please browse the recruitment section of our website or contact our HR team at humanresources@ssmps.org.

Tina-Caruso---HR-Supervisor

Tina Caruso

Tina has more than 17 years of experience in all aspects of Human Resources. She began her current role as the Human Resources Supervisor in 2015, after spending the five previous years as the Human Resources Coordinator.

Tina oversees all matters of Human Resources, including recruitment and selection, attendance management, labour management, health and safety and performance management.

A lifelong resident of Sault Ste. Marie, Tina is married with two children.

Cindy-Rainone

Cindy Rainone

Cindy Rainone is the Human Resources Clerk for the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service.  She was initially hired by the service in August of 2012 as Part-time Relief Staff. During that time she performed duties as a Data Entry Clerk, 12 Hour Shift Clerk and a 911 Communicator.

In her current role as the Human Resources Clerk, Cindy supports the Human Resources Supervisor in a number of capacities, including recruiting, conducting interviews and the evaluation of interviews.

Joseph Trudeau

Joseph Trudeau

Joseph Trudeau is a retired Police Officer and presently a Recruiter, Interviewer and Background Investigator for the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service.

In 1986, Joseph was hired as a Constable by the Ontario Provincial Police and was stationed at Kakabeka Falls Detachment, Thunder Bay District.  In 1992, he accepted a Constable position with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service.  Joseph worked as a Constable, Sergeant and Acting Staff Sergeant in numerous areas of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service including Patrol Services, Community Services/Media Relations, Court Services, Traffic Services, Administration Services, Criminal Investigation Services and Human Resources.  One of the highlights of his career was being seconded from 1997 to 1999, as an Instructor to the Ontario Police College.

In 2017, Joseph retired as an active officer from the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service and has been employed as a part-time Recruiter, Interviewer and Background Investigator for the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service.

Jamie Appleton

Jamie Appleton

In January 2018, Jamie Appleton retired as a constable with Ontario Provincial Police after 30 years of service.  During his career, he worked in General Law Enforcement, 26 year member of the Provincial Emergency Response Team, Provincial Search and Rescue Coordinator and Court Services.  During his tenure with the OPP, Jamie was an active background investigator.  In December of 2018, Jamie joined the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service employed in Human Resources and he is presently responsible for recruiting and background investigations.

Jane-Martynuck

Jane Martynuck

In January 2019 Jane Martynuck retired as a Staff Sergeant with 33+ years of experience.

During her career Jane worked in many areas including Patrol Services, Criminal Investigations, Media Relations, Crime Stoppers and Professional Standards.

In 2010 Jane successfully completed the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Constable Selection System Training for Essential Competency Interviewing at the Ontario Police College.  Since that time she has been actively involved in ECI interviews and background checks within the Service for both new hires and officers involved in the promotional process.

In February of 2019 Jane rejoined the Service as a Background Investigator working in Human Resources. In her current role she is responsible for recruiting, interviewing and background investigations for new hires for the Service.