rural crime

Elite policing units putting a dent in province’s surging crime

Elite policing units putting a dent in province’s surging crime

Mar 25, 2024 | 1:49pm
Amidst a surge in criminal activity across Saskatchewan, specialized law enforcement units are stepping up to tackle the challenge. Consisting of highly-trained officers, the Crime Reduction Team (CRT), Trafficking Response Teams (STRT), and the RCMP Warrant Enforcement and Suppression Team (WEST), have made significant strides to curb the escalating crime rates. “Because of these teams, there […]
Province Hires Chief Marshal

Province Hires Chief Marshal

Nov 29, 2023 | 10:27am
The new provincial police service being created by the Sask Party Government now has a leader. Robert Cameron will take up the position as of January 1st. Cameron graduated from Confederation College, Thunder Bay, in 1987 with a diploma in Law and Security Administration. He began his law enforcement career shortly afterwards when he joined […]
Saskatchewan looking for a Chief Marshal

Saskatchewan looking for a Chief Marshal

Sep 12, 2023 | 10:35am
The Sask Party government is forging ahead with its provincial marshal service. The province is now looking for a Chief Marshall to run the service. Once launched in 2026, the Marshal Service will have 70 officers, as well as additional support staff. “As we build the foundation of the Saskatchewan Marshals Service, it’s critical that we […]

Health care and rural crime among key topics at SARM convention this week

Mar 13, 2023 | 1:17pm

Concerns around rising rural crime and health care will be among the key issues discussed at the SARM annual meeting, which opens Tuesday in Saskatoon. President Ray Orb says the provincial government has taken steps to resolve rural crime issues but it remains a key concern. He adds rural health care will also be an […]

RCMP Make Numerous Arrests After String of Break In’s

Jan 17, 2023 | 11:42am

The RCMP have been investigating a swath of break and enter crimes in places like White City and Edenwold. The Regina RCMP’s General Investigation Section along with the White Butte and Lumsden Detachments, as well as the Regina Police Service have made five arrests. Monty Bear, 28, from Regina is charged with: – two counts, […]

Bail hearing scheduled for sisters who say they were wrongfully convicted

Jan 17, 2023 | 8:27am

A bail hearing is scheduled today in Saskatchewan for two sisters who have spent nearly 30 years in prison for what they say are wrongful murder convictions. Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance were convicted in 1994 of second-degree murder in the death of 70-year-old farmer Anthony Joseph Dolff, near Kamsack, Sask. Defence lawyers are asking for the sisters […]

Death investigation ongoing after body found south of Prince Albert

Aug 27, 2021 | 6:10am

A death investigation is underway at a rural area south of Prince Albert. RCMP say they received a call on Wednesday, reporting that someone had located a deceased individual south of the city. Police say they immediately secured the scene. No other details are available at this time, but RCMP say future updates will be […]

RCMP investigating string of tool thefts in Assiniboia

Jun 17, 2021 | 10:35am

After various tool thefts in the town of Assiniboia, RCMP are asking residents to be vigilant. Police say tools have been stolen from an outbuilding on a residential property, vehicles, and a commercial property. Officers are reminding people to maintain serial number records of tools and to ensure they are stored in a secure and […]

RCMP warning businesses of credit card fraudsters in southwest Sask.

Jun 8, 2021 | 7:11am

RCMP are asking business owners in southwestern Saskatchewan to be on the lookout for credit card fraudsters. Police say two men in their late 20’s or 30’s have been in the area making large purchases on stolen credit cards. Both suspects are Caucasian, around six feet tall and have short brown hair. RCMP say the […]

RCMP looking for suspect after string of break ins in Ituna

May 3, 2021 | 7:47am

Melville RCMP are looking for a suspect after several businesses in Ituna were broken into Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the person in the photo above. If you have information in regards to the investigation please call 310-RCMP, or Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).