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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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Patrolling Halloween

The following stories are purposely vague to protect all people involved. I’m a second year member of the Saskatoon Police Service and worked my first Halloween Night shift. I’d heard rumors about Halloween night being extremely busy in the past … Continue reading

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From the Ground Up: Fur Caps & Buffalo Coats

Over the years, policing has changed immensely and with major advances in technology, the sky is pretty much the limit. But as much as modern day police work has evolved, there are still some staples that have remained the same. … 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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