Canadian police training mission in Iraq suspended amid turmoil

The RCMP has temporarily called off its police training mission involving a dozen Canadian officers in Iraq. Citing “the current situation in Iraq,” RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Caroline Duval said the initiative is temporarily suspended. All Canadian police officers are safe…

From a stolen necklace to unsolved murders: How Crime Stoppers got Saskatonians to solve crimes

To most people, it was a stolen necklace. But to Const. Ryan Ehalt and the elderly woman who was robbed, it was a family heirloom that needed to be returned to its rightful owner. The woman was leaving a business…

Growing Saskatoon Crime Stoppers social media presence

December 27 2019 9:55am A sense of frustration led Const. Ryan Ehalt to start the “Dear Suspect” posts on the Saskatoon Crime Stoppers Facebook page, which turned into a social media success. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

How Saskatoon Crime Stoppers evolved over the years

December 27 2019 9:55am Const. Ryan Ehalt explains why it was important to change Saskatoon Crime Stoppers from a public relations opportunity to a viable intelligence tool. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Saskatoon Crime Stoppers success stories

December 27 2019 9:55am Const. Ryan Ehalt recalls some of the success stories Saskatoon Crime Stoppers has had over the past three and half years. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” )…

Sask. government won’t give extra money for consumption site policing: minister

Policing at Saskatoon’s supervised drug consumption site won’t get a funding boost from the provincial government, according to the minister of corrections and policing. In a letter to the chair of Saskatoon’s Board of Police Commissioners, Christine Tell said the…

Threats allegedly made against Holy Cross High School in Saskatoon

December 4 2019 6:04pm Parents and students of Saskatoon’s Holy Cross High School might be understandably shaken up after a troubling social media post surfaced Tuesday night. The alleged threats lead to the arrest of a teenager. Kyle Benning reports.…

Sask. police have used Drager DrugTests a few dozen times

The Drager DrugTest 5000 has been a tool accessible to police across Saskatchewan for several months now, but they haven’t gotten a whole lot of use. Reviews of the device from police are generally positive, according to Saskatchewan RCMP spokesperson…

Infant abandonment space in Saskatoon needs more consultation: Sask. minister

Facing questions about Saskatchewan’s position on a baby abandonment program, the province’s social services minister said more discussions are needed. In September 2018, Sanctum Care Group in Saskatoon announced plans for an “Angel’s Cradle” – an outward-facing, lockable door to…