Category Archives: Public Safety Messages

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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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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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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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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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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Question from Twitter – Splashing a Pedestrian

Warm weather + Melting snow + Backed-up storm drains = Big puddles. As a pedestrian, the last thing you want is to be splashed by a passing motorist while on your commute. But fear not, you’re entitled to feel more … Continue reading

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A difficult moment for Police Officers

** Post by Sgt. Patrick Barbar I recently came across a letter to the editor in the Winnipeg Free Press written by a Winnipeg Police officer. He wrote very honestly about a task that falls onto Police Officers that is … Continue reading

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