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Corrections and Policing

Corrections and Policing

Custody Services
The top priority of Saskatchewan's custody services is to ensure the health and safety of offenders and staff in our province's corrections facilities. We are working in close partnership with the Provincial Health Officer and health professionals to put practices in place that will maintain the safety and security of our facilities during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Visits to our provincial facilities by the public are currently restricted as a measure to help prevent the introduction or spread of COVID-19 within the correctional system. For the safety of everyone in our facilities, barring exceptional circumstances, all personal and professional visits are currently suspended.

Community Corrections
The top priority of Saskatchewan's Community Corrections services is to ensure the health and safety of clients and staff in our province's Community Corrections offices.

Effective March 13, 2020, Community Corrections offices posted notice that clients are no longer required to report to the Community Corrections offices. This is anticipated to be a temporary measure to respond to COVID-19 concerns. Furthermore, Community Corrections employees will not be attending other communities or locations to meet with clients. All contact is now being managed without any direct interaction. This involves utilizing reporting by telephone as the primary method of providing supervision and maintaining contact.

Signage has been placed on all public entrance doors of Community Corrections offices to advise of the temporary closures and to instruct reporting clients to call the office for further instruction.

The Ministry of Corrections and Policing is responsible for overseeing Saskatchewan's correctional system and facilities, and for providing guidance and support to Saskatchewan's municipal police services. The ministry also works closely with the RCMP to support law enforcement activity in rural Saskatchewan.

The Custody, Supervision and Rehabilitation Services Division administers the Youth Criminal Justice Act, which deals with youth ages 12 to 17 who break federal laws, and The Correctional Services Act, which applies to all adult offenders that fall under provincial jurisdiction. The division provides for varying levels of offender care, control and supervision, and designs and provides programs aimed at reducing re-offending and improving the ability of offenders to reintegrate into their communities.

The Policing and Community Safety Division is mandated to help keep communities safe and maintain public order and safety in Saskatchewan by ensuring that effective policing and private security programs uphold the rule of law and protect the rights of individuals.


1. Information you might be looking for

Correctional Facilities and Probation

Find policies, learn how to call an inmate, request a record suspension or visit a correctional facility.

Public Notification of High Risk Individuals

Find public disclosure information on high risk individuals.

Public and Personal Notices of Administrative Forfeiture

Find information on administrative forfeiture proceedings and learn how to file a dispute.

Public Complaints Commission

Make a complaint about the conduct of any member of a municipal police service in relation to his or her duty.

Police Disciplinary Hearings

Review a hearing schedule for officers accused of misconduct.

Apply for a Security Guard or Private Investigator Licence

Learn how to apply to become a private investigator or security guard, positions that require a licence in Saskatchewan.


2. Plans and Annual Reports

Plan for 2020-21

The plan for 2020-21 reflects the government's goals of sustaining growth and opportunities for Saskatchewan people, meeting the challenges of growth, securing a better quality of life for all Saskatchewan people and delivering responsive and responsible government.

For previous ministry plans, please visit Prior Year Plans, Reports and Guiding Documents.

Annual Reports

The Ministry of Corrections and Policing 2019-20 Annual Report presents the ministry's activities and results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020. It reports to the public and elected officials on public commitments made and other key accomplishments in the ministry.

Previous fiscal year annual reports from the ministry can be found by visiting the Publications Centre.


3. Programs and services

Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods

SCAN empowers residents to take back their neighbourhoods by reporting problem residences or businesses that are habitually used for illegal activities.

Seizure of Criminal Property

Acting under The Seizure of Criminal Property Act, 2009, the government is authorized to take ownership of property that has been acquired through unlawful activity or used in unlawful activity.

Justice, Crime and the Law

Information on a range of services that promote safety in Saskatchewan communities.

Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network

Want to receive text messages, emails or phone calls about criminal activity in your area directly from the RCMP?


4. Ministers and managers

Hon. Christine Tell
Hon. Christine Tell, Minister

Minister's Office

Phone 306-787-0284
Fax 306-787-4304
Email minister.cp@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 345, Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B3
Dale Larsen
Dale Larsen, Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone 306-787-8065
Fax 306-798-0270
Email dale.larsen@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 1200 - 1874 Scarth Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 4B3
Heather Scriver, Assistant Deputy Minister, Custody, Supervision and Rehabilitation Services

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone 306-787-3571
Fax 306-798-0270
Email heather.scriver@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 1200 - 1874 Scarth Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 4B3
Drew Wilby, Assistant Deputy Minister

Community Engagement Division

Phone 306-787-5883
Fax 306-798-4064
Email Drew.Wilby@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 12th Floor, 1874 Scarth Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 4B3
Rob Cameron, Assistant Deputy Minister

Policing and Community Safety Services

Phone 306-787-1978
Fax 306-798-0270
Email rob.cameron@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 12th Floor, 1874 Scarth Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 4B3
Noel Busse, Executive Director

Communications Branch

Phone 306-787-8959
Email Noel.busse@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 1220 - 1874 Scarth Street, SK, Canada, S4P 4B3

5. Forms and publications

You can find all the publications and forms for the Ministry of Corrections and Policing in the Publications Centre.


6. Legislation

You can find all the legislation for the Ministry of Corrections and Policing in the Publications Centre.


7. News releases

Read the ministry's most recent news releases

  • Death At Pine Grove Correctional Centre

    A 50 year-old female on remand was declared deceased at Pine Grove Correctional Centre in Prince Albert at approximately 7:30 pm last night after...

  • Funding For New Policing Tools Across Saskatchewan

    Government is providing more than $532,000 to police agencies, community-based organizations and the Victims’ Fund for new policing tools and...

  • Death At Regina Correctional Centre

    A male inmate was declared deceased at the Regina Correctional Centre at approximately 1:20 am on Sunday, August 16 after being found unresponsive...

  • Death At Regina Correctional Centre

    A male inmate on remand was declared deceased last night at the Regina Correctional Centre at approximately 7:20 pm. The inmate was found...

  • Death At Pine Grove Correctional Centre

    A female inmate was declared deceased last evening at the Pine Grove Correctional Centre at approximately 7 pm. The inmate was found unresponsive...

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