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Noisy Parties: What you need to know

It’s Thursday night. You have to work in the morning. It’s apparent by the noisy party coming from your neighbour’s house that they do not. You’ve tried to tell them to keep it down but the request has gone unheard. … Continue reading

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How to follow @SaskatoonPolice on Twitter!

Since August 2012, we’ve held a Twitter chat, dubbed #askSPS, every month. These are held with various units of the Service to increase our communities understanding about what they do, how they work and answer any questions that the community … Continue reading

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SPS Call Dispatcher Wins Big!

When they’re under pressure, these special individuals epitomize the phrase “calm, cool and collected.” They are your first line of communication with Police. And their role cannot be understated. Police dispatchers are responsible for taking all calls for service, including … Continue reading

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Shaw TV Walks the Beat with Chess

If you’re a fan of Cst. Chesney’s monthly blog feature, you’ll love this feature from Simon Hiatt of Shaw TV Saskatoon. He will take you from behind the computer screen to see first-hand what Cst. Chesney’s job is all about … Continue reading

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Policing through Interpreters

With Saskatoon’s ever growing and diverse community, Police officers are encountering an increasing number of incidents where language is a barrier in gaining information. In an effort to eliminate said barrier, SPS brought forth the idea of training interpreters to … Continue reading

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SPS Joins Agencies in Global Tweet-A-Thon (#poltwt / #spscalls)

Over the last few years, the spread of online discussions through social media has helped to establish and maintain stronger connections between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve. Replacing this month’s #askSPS chat on Twitter is #spscalls. On … Continue reading

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“Facing off” Against Drugs

In his inaugural blog post, From the Ground Up, Cst. Derek Chesney unknowingly foreshadowed this post when he said that, “Saskatoon is a far cry from Vancouver’s East Hastings but we are not immune to many of the issues that … Continue reading

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#askSPS talks #idlenomore

Chief Weighill took to the Twitterverse on Friday, Jan. 25, to answer questions from the Saskatoon community about our response to the #idlenomore demonstrations and events. I’ve linked to the transcript of the chat here.

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Run WITH us, not FROM us!

Be a part of the 3rd annual Saskatoon Police Half Marathon – 10K and 5K road race. Proceeds this year will go to the Recess Guardians, a local program whose mission is to motivate children to bring positive attitudes to … Continue reading

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From the Ground Up

Let me introduce Cst. Derek Chesney. Chess, as he’s affectionately known both on the streets and around the station, is a colourful, hardworking and dedicated policeman. Shortly after he was hired in the summer of 2008, he took a spot … Continue reading

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