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

Newest Police Recruit welcomed!

The Central Saanich Police Service welcomed the newest member of their police family, Ryan Johnston. Ryan was sworn-in this morning in front of a large gathering of family and friends and is off to the Police Academy January 16, 2017.  A local boy growing up in Victoria, Ryan comes to the service with a multitude of experiences.

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Scam Alert – Computer anti-virus software

A Central Saanich man is out money just before Christmas after falling victim to a computer scam.  A pop up screen appeared on his computer advising him that his anti-virus software needed to be renewed.  The male called the number on the pop up screen and provided his credit card information.  He was charged over $500

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Annual CSPS Awards Luncheon

Each year, the Central Saanich Police Service hosts an awards luncheon to recognize the exemplary work of its sworn members, civilian support staff and volunteers. Chief Les Sylven and Deputy Chief Derren Lench handed out a number of certificates of recognition and certificates of meritorious service to deserving employees. Above, Cpl. Cottingham (Community Engagement Officer)

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CounterAttack Road Checks are on!

December and the holiday season is upon us. Once again, police and ICBC are teaming up to combat impaired driving and to make sure our roads are safe to travel. Police will be out conducting roadblocks to check driver sobriety. If your holiday celebrations involve drinking, please plan ahead  for a safe ride home.  

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Illegal Fish Dumping

Central Saanich Police are looking for assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for dumping approximately 150-200 salmon in the 8200 block of Thompson Place. The salmon, which appear fairly fresh, were discovered today but may have been dumped sometime over the weekend. Anyone with information is asked to call Central Saanich Police at 250-652-4441 or

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Stelly’s High School participates in P.A.R.T.Y. Program 2016

Students from Stelly’s Senior Secondary saw another year of participation in the P.A.R.T.Y. ( Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth) Program, hosted by Island Health. The program is a dynamic, interactive injury prevention program for teenagers. Grade 10 students toured the Victoria General Hospital meeting volunteers from various health care and related professions

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Central Saanich Police offer Random Act of Kindness!

To help celebrate Random Act of Kindness Day and touch the lives of people in the community, members of the Central Saanich Police Service brought flowers to patients and nurses at the palliative care ward at the Saanich Peninsula hospital.  It was a pleasure for our members to visit with the patients and staff.  Thank you

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Random Act of Kindness Day – November 4th

On Friday November our community will celebrate Random Act of Kindness Day, a day to recognize kindness and humanity in Greater Victoria. We encourage everyone to perform a single act of kindness for someone – a neighbor, a friend, a co-worker, or someone you don’t even know – inspiring him/her to pay it forward! Random

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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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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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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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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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