Category Archives: Crime Prevention

Internet Banking Fraud Text Messages

We’ve received a large number of people who reported receiving text messages in regards to online banking lately. Thankfully, they’ve all recognized the attempted fraud. It usually looks something like this: Unfortunately, there is little that the Saskatoon Police Service … Continue reading

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Cst. Beerling and S/Cst. Fabe Win Awards for Work during August 2014 Incident

November was a great month for the Saskatoon Police Service as two members were recognized as recipients of two very prestigious awards. They were recognized for their skills, but it was how they used those skills in a specific incident … Continue reading

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What a Cop, Drug Dealer & Colombian Can Teach You About Illicit Drugs

If the title doesn’t make it clear, this isn’t your average drug presentation. Cst. Matt Ingrouille with support from the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers, the Saskatoon Police Association and the Saskatoon Police Service, is bringing you a different kind … Continue reading

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Helping victims of Domestic Violence: VAWIC

In 1996, various agencies in Saskatoon came together to form the Violence Against Women Interagency Committee (VAWIC). Still active today, the purpose of this committee is to advocate, support and address gaps in services for women who are victims of intimate … Continue reading

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‘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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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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Twitter Q & A: Fraud Awareness Tip

Recently had this question come in through our Twitter account and thought it would be a great fraud awareness tip to share with others! Here is the question: Hey @SaskatoonPolice recently fell victim 2card skimming in #yxe, is this correct … Continue reading

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A year in review: Crime Free Multi-Housing

Nearly half of the city’s multi-housing rental properties participate in the Crime Free Multi-Housing (CFMH) program, a service extended by the Saskatoon Police that offers safe rental housing in Saskatoon. The program consists of three unique phases, including training, inspection … Continue reading

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Public Advisory – Credit Card Fraud

Saskatoon Police are asking retail merchants to be watchful for credit card fraud. Two separate groups are believed to be operating in Saskatoon with two specific methods.   One group is manually entering credit card data in place of an apparent … Continue reading

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