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This Christmas…

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

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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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Found dog – is she yours?

Last night, our Special Constables in Communications had a surprise guest spend the night with them after two patrol constables found this well behaved pup wandering Balfour Street around 1:30 a.m. But as much as the Comms staff enjoyed her … Continue reading

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September’s #askSPS Twitter chat topic announced

September brings the beginning of a new school year and I thought it would be a good chance to chat with one of our School Resource Officers about what they do and how they can help students, teachers and parents. … Continue reading

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From The Ground Up: Previous Experience Required

Previous Experience Required It was a typical Sunday morning in late summer on my beat in downtown Saskatoon. The busyness and hoards of intoxicated bar hoppers were all gone, except for the traces they left behind – broken bottles, drink … Continue reading

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The 3rd Annual Race Against Racism



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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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The Oath of Police and Secrecy

Yesterday, we swore in five Regular Constables and one Special Constable as new members of the Saskatoon Police Service. On August 12, they will begin their careers at the Saskatchewan Police College, four months of training and education to make … 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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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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