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Langham residents ponder using Dalmeny Police Service

Residents of Langham will vote on whether to utilize the services of an expanded Dalmeny Police Service later this month.
A plebiscite on the question of creating a single regional police service for both Dalmeny and Langham is slated to be on the ballot when Langham residents vote in a council byelection on Wednesday, September 20.

A proposal to expand the Dalmeny Police Service to include Langham is currently on the table. A public forum on the issue is slated for Tuesday, September 12.

Currently, the town of Langham has a protective services contract with the Warman-Martensville RCMP detachment. The town of Dalmeny maintains its own municipal police service.
Langham Chief Administrative Officer Jamie Paik said town council first brought up the suggestion of contracting with the Dalmeny Police Service last winter.
“The idea of sharing a police force had been a topic of conversation among some residents in town,” said Paik in an interview on Wednesday, August 30. “There has been some talk among residents that they would like to see more of a police presence in town.” Continue reading “Langham residents ponder using Dalmeny Police Service”

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SPS air support unit helps RCMP track down suspects

Two people from Saskatoon are facing robbery and drug charges after being apprehended by RCMP officers over the weekend.
On Saturday August 5, 2017 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Martensville/Warman RCMP were on patrol near the community of Asquith when they noticed a suspicious pickup truck.
According to RCMP Sergeant Chris Cisecki, RCMP members attempted to stop the truck which fled through a ditch at a high rate of speed.
The Saskatoon Police Service’s Air Support Unit heard what was taking place and offered to assist.
The truck was located and followed into Saskatoon by the Air Support Unit until Saskatoon Police Service Patrol members stopped it.
Police investigators determined the truck was stolen out of North Battleford.
Two individuals were arrested and turned over to the Martensville/Warman RCMP for their investigation. Continue reading “SPS air support unit helps RCMP track down suspects”

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Youths break into numerous Warman vehicles

On Wednesday July 26th 2017, at approximately 2:00 am the Warman/Martensville RCMP received a call from a vigilant citizen in Warman reporting three males looking into and entering unlocked vehicles.  Officers responded and were able to locate and arrest three youth in relation to the matter.  The youth were found to have entered and stolen from numerous unlocked vehicles in the City. The matter continues to be under investigation.
 
The Warman/Martensville RCMP would like to thank members of the public for making the observation and promptly calling it in.  
 
The RCMP would also like to remind the public of the following, which are common themes when it comes to break-ins to vehicles and theft of vehicles. In the case of vehicle thefts, they are almost always left unlocked, with the keys accessible somewhere in the vehicle. Prevention of these types of crimes is simple:
  • Lock your doors
  • Remove your keys
  • Remove valuables from your vehicles and don’t have them visible
  • Park your car in a well-lit area
  • Call the police immediately if you see suspicious activity
 
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