Author Archives: Kelsie Fraser

‘Spot the Scammer’ – Part 2

Post by Det/Sgt. Dave Kozicki, Fraud/Economic Crimes Unit —– When you aren’t sure about a ‘deal’ you’ve been offered, use the tried and tested game show method and ask a friend. It could be a family member, friend or co-worker. … Continue reading

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‘Spot the Scammers’ – Part 1

Post by Det/Sgt. Dave Kozicki, Fraud/Economic Crimes Unit —– Good advice is often contradictory. Rule #1 to avoid a fraud is: ‘If it’s too good to be true it probably is.’ This is great information but what about getting a … Continue reading

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Why you’re seeing SPS vehicles on the highways

@SaskatoonPolice what’s the deal I’m seeing patrol traffic units working around North Battleford and hwy 7? — David Holmes (@dtholmes14) February 7, 2015 @SaskatoonPolice why is the SPS stoping people on highway 16 near Radisson SK? — Bruce Haskins (@brucehask) February … Continue reading

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5 Things that make the SPS one of SK’s Top Employers

For the third year in a row we are honoured to have been named as one of Saskatchewan’s Top 25 Employers! Some highlights from our nomination: We’ve been around for 112 years! 654 of us go to work everyday knowing … Continue reading

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Police Lights, Sirens – What purpose do they serve?

Post by: Cst. Candace Mitchell — One of the most common complaints that we hear relates to our use of lights and sirens. And I will confess that, yes, I have used them to get to a coffee shop. Why? … Continue reading

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3rd Place in Best Dressed!

“Police vehicles are not just for transportation; they are the calling cards of a police service to the community.” And for the last decade, Blue Line Magazine Inc. has recognized the design of Canadian police vehicles during their annual “Best … Continue reading

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The Value of First Aid

As Police Officers, you hear us speak a lot about the ‘tools in our tool kit’. Being trained in CPR and first aid is another such tool, but it isn’t one you hear of us using too often. We wanted … Continue reading

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Reporting Collisions to Police

Did you know you only need to report collisions to Police under certain circumstances? This includes: – if anyone is injured or there is a fatality – a hit & run – a driver is drunk, or otherwise impaired – … Continue reading

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From the Ground Up: Can’t BEAT the Heat

September is one of my favorite months on the beat for many reasons; the pace and call load seems to slow as kids are back to school, and the influx of summer tourists have come and gone from our beautiful city.  But one of … Continue reading

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Testing your motorcycle: What you need to know

Due to the amendments that City Council made to the Noise Bylaw earlier this year, members of our Traffic Unit are conducting decibel testing to ensure motorcycles fall within the designated parameters. The process is a simple one and takes roughly 3 … Continue reading

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