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Saanich Police initiatives in response to Black Lives Matter

From Fred Haynes: As Chair of the Saanich Police Board, and Mayor of Saanich, I am wish to inform you of three initiatives. These have the unanimous support of the Board, and Police Chief Constable Scott Green. They are inspired by Black Lives Matter:Body Cameras PleaseWe see you, we hear you, we are with you.Diversity recruitment.… Continue reading Saanich Police initiatives in response to Black Lives Matter

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Saanich Police: Dog restrictions in effect for summer season

From Cst. Markus Anastasiades, Public Information and Communications Officer, Saanich Police Department:Saanich, BC - Dogs and their owners have excellent access to green space in the District of Saanich with more than 170 parks and only four with seasonal restrictions.As the weather warms up and people spend more time outdoors, Saanich reminds dog owners that… Continue reading Saanich Police: Dog restrictions in effect for summer season

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Saanich Police: non-emergency line instead of front counter

From the the Saanich Police Blockwatch newsletter:  Saanich Police recognizes the challenging times in our community. The safety of our residents and personnel remain the top priority of the Saanich Police. To ensure the safety of the public and our personnel, our front counter service will be unavailable until such time the BC Provincial Health… Continue reading Saanich Police: non-emergency line instead of front counter

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Saanich Police asks public’s help in series of burglaries

From Saanich Police: Saanich Police are investigating a series of break and enters into homes in the area and are looking for the public’s help in both preventing them and identifying who is responsible.Between March and July, we have received almost 20 reports of homeowners returning from a trip to find their house ransacked. In most… Continue reading Saanich Police asks public’s help in series of burglaries

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Saanich Police offer advice on establishing a Block Watch

Establishing a Block Watch in your neighbourhood has several advantages: greater safety, increased sense of community, and up to 20% lower house insurance premiums. For those interested, Saanich Police provides detailed instruction and advice on how to establish and maintain a block watch in your neighbourhood on set dates during the year. The next seminar… Continue reading Saanich Police offer advice on establishing a Block Watch