Saskatchewan is policed by a combination of municipal police established pursuant to The Police Act, 1990, and the RCMP who serve as the provincial police under contract to Saskatchewan as well as municipal police under contract to many Saskatchewan municipalities. As the national police service, the RCMP also enforces federal statutes in Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police (SACP) is the voice of policing in Saskatchewan and provides leadership by working with communities, other human service agencies such as Justice, Health and Education to achieve safe communities. SACP is affiliated with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP).
Working through committees and by active liaison with various levels of government, the Association is dedicated to making the province a better and safer place in which to live.
Business of the Association is conducted by the Executive, made up of the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. There are no permanent staff members of the SACP but each member agency provides support to the Association to manage and implement various initiatives through sub-committees.
The Association's membership - active and associate - provides a forum for police and law enforcement agencies to discuss, collaborate and further advance community safety in Saskatchewan.
- President - Chief Marlo Pritchard, Weyburn Police Service
- Vice President - A/Commissioner Curtis Zablocki, Commanding Officer RCMP "F" Division
- Secretary - Chief Paul Ladouceur, Estevan Police Service
- Treasurer - Chief Richard Bourassa, Moose Jaw Police Service
- Past President - Chief Troy Hagen, Regina Police Service
- Advocating innovative solutions for crime and public order issues.
- Advocating community partnerships with the people of Saskatchewan.
- Advocating the highest professional and ethical standards with the police community.
- Promoting excellence through the provision of service, support and information to its members.
- That the preservation of, and respect for, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees policing by consent.
- That strong and effective leadership depends on commitment.
- That the public has a right and responsibility to participate in policing.
- That quality and valued police service:
- MUST enhance the safety and development of communities.
- REQUIRES continuous learning for professional excellence.
- REQUIRES empowerment to produce innovation and creativity.