TWO-YEAR-OLD BLACK LAB “BEACON” JOINS SPD FAMILY

The Saanich Police Department is very excited to introduce our newest family member, a two-year-old black lab named Beacon. Beacon is an Operational Stress Intervention Dog and has been donated to SPD by Wounded Warriors …

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SERIOUS INJURIES AFTER TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION LAST NIGHT

One driver remains in the hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries resulting from a collision last night. On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, just before 8:30 pm, officers responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 4100 block …

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SPD LAUNCHES NEW COMMUNITY LIAISON SECTION

The Saanich Police Department (SPD) is excited to announce that through an internal review, we identified a meaningful opportunity to modernize services to better reflect and respond to the changing needs of our community.  Effective …

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MISSING TEENAGER LOCATED

Zenaeh Edwards-Helgason, who had been missing since December 19th, has been located and is safe. Thank you to everyone that shared our information. Cst. Markus AnastasiadesPublic Information & Communications [email protected]

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VIIMCU RELEASES CONCLUDING REPORT ON JUNE 28TH SHOOTING

On January 20, 2023, the Vancouver Island Integrated Crime Unit (VIIMCU) held a press conference to provide an update and concluding report on the investigative findings on the bank robbery and attempted murder of six …

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TWO CHARGED IN OAK BAY MACHETE ATTACK

Almost 6 years after a vicious robbery and assault at a home in the 2500 block of Esplanade Road in Oak Bay, two individuals have been charged.   On the morning of April 25, 2017, …

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Diversity Statement

We are committed to celebrating the rich diversity of people in our community. We are guided by the principle that embracing diversity enriches the lives of all people. We all share the responsibility for creating an equitable and inclusive community and for addressing discrimination in all forms.

Traditional Territory Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the District of Saanich lies within the territories of the lək ʷəŋən peoples represented by the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations and the W SÁNEĆ peoples represented by the W JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip), BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin), SȾÁUTWW (Tsawout), W SIḴEM (Tseycum) and MÁLEXEȽ (Malahat) Nations.

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