Tag Archives: walking the beat

From the Ground Up: Can’t BEAT the Heat

September is one of my favorite months on the beat for many reasons; the pace and call load seems to slow as kids are back to school, and the influx of summer tourists have come and gone from our beautiful city.  But one of … 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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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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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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Vocational Calling

“So Chess, what do you want to be when you grow up?” I remember a friend of mine asking me this many years ago when I was finishing up my final year of junior hockey. My answer was pretty simple: … Continue reading

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