Central Saanich Police

Track Crime

To further community awareness the Central Saanich Police Service has merged geographic information systems technology with police records management data to provide the public access to information about calls made to Central Saanich Police.

Block Watch

Central Saanich Police is committed to safe neighbourhoods and is an active participant in the Block Watch initiative.  Central Saanich Police Service is proud to support residents in their efforts to look out for each other and do their part to prevent crimes of opportunity.

Youth in our Community

The Central Saanich Police Service provides support to families and teachers in their efforts to promote pro-social attitudes amongst our youth.  Youth Liaison Officer, Cst. Glen Davies, can be reached at 250-652-4441.  Please visit our youth page for valuable information to keep our youth safe.

Community News

Pedestrian Safety Awareness!

When drivers fail to yield, its pedestrians who pay the price. Busy intersections and shorter days mean that both pedestrians and drivers need to be extra careful during fall and winter. As the weather changes and daylight hours decrease, pedestrians become increasingly vulnerable. Crashes involving pedestrians rise during the fall and winter, and 69 percent of

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National Teen Driver Safety Week – October 16-22

While young people only make up 12 per cent of the licensed drivers, they account for approximately 20 per cent of all road-related injuries and fatalities. This year, National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) is focused on both distracted driving, which is a factor in 15 – 19 per cent of all fatal collisions involving

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New Exempt Member Hired

The Central Saanich Police Service was proud to swear-in their newest member, Matt Ball, earlier this morning. Matt comes to the CSPS with 12 1/2 years of experience with the Calgary Police Service, where he gained valuable knowledge and experiences that will be an asset to Central Saanich. Matt and his family are very community

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Suspicious Incident – Residents asked to be vigilant

File:  2016-3573 Central Saanich Police ask residents to be vigilant when opening their door to strangers following a suspicious incident that occurred on September 28, 2016.  On Wednesday afternoon at approximately 3 pm, a heavy set male, approximately six foot four, attended a home on Early Place and advised the homeowner that his girlfriend had

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Help Sought in Break-in to Church

Sometime overnight on Wednesday September 21, 2016, unknown culprit(s) broke into Our Lady of Assumption Church located at 7742 West Saanich Rd. The back room was ransacked and several items were taken. Prior to the discovery of the break-in, the church alarm had been triggered multiple times throughout the night with nothing out of the ordinary found. If

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Cybertip Awareness Day

 Monday, September 26th marked the fifth annual Cybertip.ca Awareness Day.  This year the Canadian Centre for Child Protection is recognizing this important day by promoting a new public awareness day campaign titled Every Click Helps Us Protect Children from Sexual Abuse.  This campaign encourages Canadians to take a stand against online child sexual victimization by

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Cops For Caner Tour de Rock – September 2016

The 19th Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is set to begin Saturday September 24 and run until October 7, 2016. Cops for Cancer is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research and support programs for children with a history of cancer. The Tour de Rock Team cycles from one end of

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BC Gun Amnesty – October 2016

British Columbia has declared a province-wide Gun Amnesty for the month of October 2016. If you have any unwanted firearms that you would like to turn over to police, CALL the Central Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-652-4441 to arrange for an officer to attend. Please DO NOT bring the firearms into the police station. This

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Heliset Hale Relay – Sept 17-25, 2016

The 1st annual Heliset Hale Relay “Awaken Life Within You” takes place from September 17-25, 2016. Six (6) team members will run from Port Hardy to Victoria to raise awareness of suicide prevention and mental health initiatives in the Vancouver Island region. The team will be visiting First Nation communities and schools to share their

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911 Challenge Cup Relay – Winners!

A big belated congratulations goes out to three of our finest officers, Cst. Jewkes, Cst. Shea and Cpl.Bryant for their achievement in this years Sri Chinmoy Triathlon held on July 31st at Elk Lake. The Trio competed in the 911 Challenge Cup relay event which involved each officer completing one of three disciplines (swim, bike,

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New recruit sworn-in at Central Saanich

Cst. Jessica Houghton, seen above with Chief Constable Les Sylven, was sworn-in today in front of family, friends and colleagues. Jessica starts her training on September 19th at the Justice Institute of British Columbia in New Westminster. She comes to Central Saanich with an impressive educational and work experience background and with an energy that

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September is Distracted Driving Month

September is Distracted Driving Month. To learn more on Tips on how to use your cell phone while driving, fines associated to Distracted Driving, statistics on crashes while driving distracted and more…click on the link below. Lets do our part in making BC distraction Free!! http://www.icbc.com/road-safety/crashes-happen/Distracted-driving/Pages/default.aspx?utm_source=partners&utm_medium=keylinks&utm_campaign=distracted

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Community Mailboxes broken into – Male arrested

In the early morning hours of August 31, 2016, Central Saanich Police, with the assistance of the VicPD K9 Unit, arrested a male after a report of community mailboxes being broken into near the 800 block of Mt. Newton Cross Rd. Murphy-O’Neil was observed by police exiting a stolen vehicle near the area of the

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Motor-vehicle death on Mt. Newton Cross Rd determined natural

2016PSSG0182-001570 The BC Coroners Service has determined that a woman who was found deceased after a motor vehicle incident on Mt. Newton Cross Rd actually died of Natural causes. Suzanne Cameron Gillespie, aged 47, of Saanichton, was pronounced dead after being struck by a car while she was lying on the travelled portion of the

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Seeking witnesses to mailbox theft

Central Saanich Police Service is seeking the public’s help in solving the mischief and theft of  mailboxes belonging to adjacent businesses in the Brentwood Village. Sometime between August 13-15, unknown culprit(s) damaged one mailbox in the 7100 block of West Saanich Rd, then completely removed a second one from the exterior wall of a neighboring business.

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Old phone scam with new twist – be aware

Central Saanich Police Service are cautioning residents about a reported phone scam. In the received complaint, the scam artist called and claimed to be a close family member, providing an accurate first name. The caller then advised that they had been involved in a car accident, that they were at a police department and requested

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UPDATE – Video Surveillance from Integrity Sales Break-in

On Sunday May 29, 2016, an unknown male broke into the Integrity Sales & Distributors building located at 2180Keating Cross Rd. The male entered the store sometime between 3:00pm and 6:00pm and stole 8 Husqvarna chainsaws. New video surveillance shows a Caucasian male, 45-60 years, with a round heavy build wearing a fisherman style hat enter the

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Life Saving Awards – Central Saanich Police Officers Honored

Three Central Saanich Police Officers were honored today at the St. John Ambulance Life Saving Awards, which took place at Victoria City Hall.  On July 24, 2015, Constables Chad Vincent , Kyle Sims and  Sgt. Paul Brailey attended to a single vehicle crash near Centennial Park, where a lone female driver had suffered a cardiac 

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SCAM ALERT: Beware of scammers posing as CRA employees

Area residents have been receiving phone calls from persons claiming to be employees from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Some of these fraudulent communications involve threatening or coercive language to scare people into paying fictitious debt to the CRA. Others involve requesting personal information from the victim, insisting it is needed so that the victim can receive

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