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Additional funds towards policing tools, community programming, and the Victim’s Fund are being distributed in Saskatchewan by the Ministry of Corrections and Policing.

The funding amounts to approximately $330,000 all together and comes from Saskatchewan’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund.

“Government is proud to be able to provide this funding to Saskatchewan’s municipal police forces so they can use it to buy the tools they need to keep our communities safe,” Corrections and Policing Minister Christine Tell said in a written release.  “The distribution to the Victims’ Fund will also continue to provide for important victims services in this province such as counselling, medical bills and the replacement of valuables.”

The following is a list of the of the equipment to be purchased with the funding according the provincial government.

• an Avatar III robot, modular cameras and rifle scopes (Regina Police Service)

• a robotic search stick, a vented drug processing cabinet and an ION scanner (Saskatoon Police Service)

• lightweight body armour and helmets (Prince Albert Police Service)

• off-road equipment (File Hills Police Service)

• a youth cadet corps program (File Hills Board of Police Commissioners)

• other tools and programs further described in the backgrounder. 

Click here to learn more.

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