Author Archives: Kelsie Fraser

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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Twitter Q & A: Traffic Stops

Likely, you’ve all witnessed a traffic stop, and if you have, you will have noticed the way that we position our vehicles. When stopped for a traffic violation, motorists are required to safely pull over to the right side of … Continue reading

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Operation ID: Mark your property

The display of an Operation ID sticker can act as a strong theft deterrent to criminals. This is because they know that marked items can be positively identified by the owner. Criminals are also aware that ‘fences’, or receivers of … Continue reading

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Welcome, Matrix!

A few months ago, Cst. Joel Lalonde and his family said goodbye to Diego, a Police Service dog, and family member. On July 31, Cst. Lalonde’s newest partner, Matrix, completed training and is now a fully operational member of the … Continue reading

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