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Pride & The SPS

It’s Pride Week in Saskatoon and all types of people are coming out to celebrate. That includes the Saskatoon Police Service. It may seem normal to see a police presence at pride parades and events, but our city’s LGBTQI2SA+ community … 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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5 Things that make the SPS one of SK’s Top Employers

For the third year in a row we are honoured to have been named as one of Saskatchewan’s Top 25 Employers! Some highlights from our nomination: We’ve been around for 112 years! 654 of us go to work everyday knowing … 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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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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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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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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Special Events Policing

Throughout the year, hundreds of events take place in Saskatoon that make the city a wonderful place to live. Whenever people gather in public spaces, it becomes the responsibility of the Saskatoon Police Service to ensure everyone can safely enjoy … Continue reading

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Buzzing Through Security

On December 31, 2013, Police received a call that was a little out of the ordinary. It went into the books as ‘suspicious activity’ because there really was no other code to describe it. A passenger was reported to be … 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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