Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police

The Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police is proud to present

Insp. Jerome Engele (Rtd) of the Saskatoon Police Service

with the

Lifetime Achievement Award

Insp. Engele started his policing career with Saskatoon Police Service in 1980.

In 1987, he became a valued member of the Emergency Response Team and in 1994 was elected as Team Leader responsible for the planning and implementation of tactical and emergency response training operations.

In 1992, he was transferred to the Integrated Drug Unit, gaining extensive experience and training in drug investigations, drug intelligence, and undercover drug operations.

Inspector Engele was one of two lead investigators in “Operation Fusion” which was a three-year investigation focused on Organized Crime. This operation resulted in 143 persons arrested and charged with 342 various criminal code offences.

For over 13 years he was an instructor at the Saskatchewan Police College teaching methods on the Handling of Informants, CSDA Laws, and both CSDA and Criminal Code Search Warrants.

Insp. Engele developed community relationships promoting drug education which encouraged prevention and harm reduction. In partnering with agencies, he assisted in the development and implementation of drug awareness prevention strategies, community education presentations and programming.

Insp. Engele served on the following committees:

  1. Saskatoon Methadone Program
  2. Needle Safe Saskatoon
  3. Drug & Alcohol Resistance Training
  4. Rave Safe Saskatoon

He has been a volunteer, coaching Saskatoon Minor Hockey and was the Assistant Coach of the Saskatoon Blades from 1983 to 1997 and later from 2003 to the present.

Insp. Engele has made a significant contribution to the safety and security of the citizens and community of Saskatoon and the Province of Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police is proud to recognize Insp. Jerome Engele with the “Lifetime Achievement Award”.



Chief Troy Hagen
President, Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police