Category Archives: Public Safety Messages

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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This Christmas…

Make smart decisions this holiday season – don’t drink and drive!

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Top Tips for Winter Driving

After dropping temperatures and a couple weeks of frost-covered windows, the first snowfall of the year blanketed Saskatoon last night. It’s about this time that I always see a rash of social media posts relating to driving, like the one … Continue reading

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When should you call 9-1-1?

Police are called to thousands upon thousands of incidents every year, some more serious than others. In a shift, a Police officer might be dispatched to resolve a dispute between neighbours to a suspicious person casing vehicles to assaults or … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner and the Saskatoon Police have some tips to ensure everyone stays safe this Halloween season. Costumes: Make sure your child’s costume fits; long or loose garments can cause your child to trip or become … Continue reading

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Knock, knock; Who’s there?

Recently, we’ve become aware of a few incidents where people have been approached at their home by door to door sellers. In some cases it’s a rep from an alarm company, in others, it’s someone selling encyclopedias. Raises the question … Continue reading

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Facebook: Within the realm of policing or not?

Law enforcement agencies around the world are facing an increasing number of complaints of online bullying and, regretfully, there is little that we can do. In Saskatoon, one incident has made headlines with a video of an assault that was … Continue reading

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Public Advisory – Thefts from building parkades

If you live in a building with a parkade, please take extra steps to increase security! Since April of this year, we have received 40 reports involving someone entering the building parkade, stealing items from vehicles parked inside and then … Continue reading

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What to do in the event of a flood

The Canadian Red Cross says that floods are the most frequent national disaster in Canada and if you’ve been watching the news recently, you’ve no doubt seen some of the alarming pictures coming out of Alberta and the cities and … Continue reading

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PUBLIC ADVISORY: Secret / Mystery Shopper Scam

Saskatoon Police are advising the public to be aware of secret shopper scams following at least two recent reports of people being defrauded. The fraud takes place when victims are enticed by ads on the Internet to become mystery shoppers.  They … Continue reading

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