Effective Friday, September 17, a province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces. 

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Corrections, Policing and Public Safety

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. Corrections staff are working with public health authorities to ensure contact tracing and testing is done, and that all necessary precautions are being taken to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 within provincial correctional facilities.
Social visits have been suspended in all provincial correctional facilities to reduce the potential for COVID-19 transmission from outside the facility as much as possible. Offenders have access to outside exercise in their own unit exercise area where available, and showers and telephone access are available as they normally would be. In addition to the normal free 20-minute call offenders are provided with daily, Corrections is also providing them with an additional 10-minute free call to ensure they can stay in contact with family and friends.

Precautionary measures Custody Services has implemented in provincial correctional facilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • All new admissions to provincial correctional facilities are assessed for 14 days on assessment units prior to being moved to general population.
  • All offenders who display symptoms are tested and required to isolate until the results come back.
  • Staff at provincial correctional facilities have been masking continuously since the summer.
  • All offenders are required to wear masks.
  • Specific COVID-19 screening procedures by admittance staff for new offenders, including a medical screening by a nurse.
  • Strict isolation and quarantine protocols for those who exhibit symptoms.
  • Enhanced cleaning measures in all its facilities – in some cases, outside companies have been contacted to provide comprehensive cleaning of high-traffic areas.
  • Increased communication with staff and offenders on preventative hygiene measures, including proper handwashing, cough etiquette, and practicing social distancing as much as possible.
  • Providing offenders with controlled access to hand sanitizer and soap free of charge. 

Community Corrections

The top priority of Saskatchewan's Community Corrections services is to ensure the health and safety of clients and employees.

Due to the rising number of positive cases of COVID-19, effective November 24, 2020, Community Corrections has made some adjustments to operations. The number of employees within Community Corrections offices will be reduced temporarily. This will occur by having approximately 50% of employees work in the office, while the other 50% work from home. Community Corrections employees will not be attending other communities or locations outside of the office to meet with clients. Client service and supervision is being maintained through a combination of in office interactions and reporting by telephone.

Signage has been placed on all public entrance doors of Community Corrections offices to advise of the requirement for mandatory masking to enter the office.

The Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety is responsible for:

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. The ministry also works closely with the RCMP to support law enforcement activity in rural Saskatchewan.

PDAP helps residents, small businesses, agricultural operations, First Nations, non-profit organizations and communities recover from natural disasters, including flooding, tornadoes, plow winds and other disasters caused by severe weather.


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.

Provincial Disaster Assistance Program

This program provides disaster assistance and financial aid for eligible citizens and businesses recovering from a natural disaster.


2. Plans and Annual Reports

Plan for 2021-22

The plan for 2021-22 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's 2020-21 Annual Report presents the ministry's activities and results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. 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 ministercpps@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 345, Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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

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