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Social Media Savvy PO’s

As Facebook turns 10-years-old, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on how social media affects our daily lives. Originally more of a novelty, social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives, including for those of us in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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They did WHAT behind the wheel?!

Staffing the social media channels I hear all sorts of horror stories that drivers see behind the wheel. And being a frequent road user myself, I’ve seen my fair share too. In fact, a few weeks ago a dark grey SUV may … 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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#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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