The Saskatchewan government has given the Regina Police Service 5.76-million-dollars for policing initiatives aimed at keeping citizens safe.
Police Chief Evan Bray welcomes the money, which comes through the Municipal Police Grants. He said the department has the ability to put the money where they want, but they do listen to government who will offer suggestions.
“To a certain extent, typically we’ve got a good on-going working relationship with the provincial government, and so often times when they give us funding in terms of money towards resources they’ll say we would like this to be focused on child exploration for example,” Bray said.
At the end of the day, Bray said this money makes Regina a safer city.
Saskatoon Police received a similar grant.