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Announcements

COMMUNITY POLICE ACADEMY - Fall 2018

 

The Moose Jaw Police Service would like to announce that they will again be hosting a Community Police Academy.  This six-week program runs from October 9th, 2018 through November 13th. Classes are on Tuesday nights from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Through engaging presentations, demonstrations and a ride-along component, participants will gain a better understanding of policing in “the Friendly City”.

The participants selected will be members of our Moose Jaw community from all walks of life; members of the general public as well as those in community and business organizations. 

As space is limited, applicants must be 18 years of age or older and complete a criminal record check prior to approval. There is no cost to participants, but participation in all sessions is required.

Applications may be picked up at the Police Service or printed online from this link Police Academy Application Form. All completed applications must be dropped off in person at the Moose Jaw Police Service - applicants must bring two pieces of standard identification, one which includes a photo.

Deadline to apply is September 14, 2018. All successful candidates will be contacted by September 18, 2018.

For more information contact:

 

Sgt. Kevin Pilsworth   
KPilsworth@mjpolice.ca   or   (306) 631-9121

Cst. Kyle Cunningham
KCunningham@mjpolice.ca   or   (306) 694-7687

 

 


During the coming months, the Moose Jaw Police Service will be highlighting sections of the NEW Traffic Bylaw - City Bylaw No. 5556. MJPS would like to encourage everyone to become familiar with the changes. 

For more information, please contact the Moose Jaw Police Service or The City of Moose Jaw.

 

WEEK 1

 

The first focus area we are highlighting are some of the changes to parking offences:

Section 23 - No person shall park a vehicle:

(c) for longer than 48 hours, where no other time limit posted

(f) within two metres of any curb crossing or driveway

(g) within five metres of a fire hydrant

(h) within six metres of an alley intersection

(j) within ten metres of a street intersection, unless permitted by an authorized sign

(k) within ten metres of a marked pedestrian crosswalk

 

WEEK 2

 

This week we continue to highlight changes to parking offences:

Section 25(1) - No person shall park a vehicle:

(a) Gross or actual weight exceeding 4,500 kilograms OR

(b) An overall length of more than eight (8) metres For Longer than Two (2) hours

* These restrictions do not apply to Recreational Vehicles which are subject to the usual parking time limit - 48 hours.

Section 29: Shall not allow engine to idle for longer than 20 minutes when the vehicle is parked within 100 metres of a Residential Zone.  

 

WEEK 3

 

This week we look at some Speeding Offences.

Section 33 - School and Playground Zone Speed Limit: The speed limit in these zones is set at 40km/h Unless otherwise posted. * Please be aware that these zones are in effect 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.

Section 34 - Construction Zone: The speed limit is established by speed limit signs And is set for a maximum of 60% of the normal speed for the street or roadway. For example: If the normal speed limit is 50km/h The Construction Speed limit for the zone is 30km/h.

 

 

Calls for Service

Moose Jaw Police Service

2018 August 16 to 2018 August 17

0700 hours to 0700 hours

Total calls – 46

 

0904hrs – Breach of Recognizance –  Person to be charged.

 

1023hrs – Traffic Bylaw – Person seen driving and on cell phone. Complainant wished that driver to be warned. Police spoke with driver and warned them of their actions.

 

1208hrs – Dispute – Two persons having dispute in vehicle.  Police attended and mediated situation.

 

1302hrs – Suspicious Person – Person in alley way taking someone else’s garbage can. Police attended to the area and issued a warning to the person involved.

 

1257hrs – Erratic Driving – Complainant stated that multiple people driving erratically in their area. Police attended and monitored the area, no infractions were noted at this time.

 

1336hrs – Threats – Person refused to leave establishment. Person has been previously banned. Under investigation to issue trespass ticket.

 

1340hrs – MVA – Two vehicle accident, vehicle vs. semi. No injuries, no tows, Police assisted with name exchange. Approximately $1,000 damage.

 

1500hrs – Theft – Complainant stated family member took three cheques, and cashed two, giving third to someone else. Under investigation.

 

1524hrs – Hit & Run – Vehicle hit complainant and left area. Approximately $3,000 damage. No suspects or witnesses.

 

1615hrs – Suspicious Persons – Two persons carrying what appeared to be a plastic garbage can, or round object on their back, as well as garbage bags, seen in complainant’s area. Police attended but did not locate the subject’s as described.

 

1903hrs – Erratic Driving – Complainant reported vehicle was driving erratically while leaving the city. Under investigation.

 

1936hrs – Found Property – Box of miscellaneous items found near complainant’s building. Brought to Police Station. To be exhibited.

 

1949hrs – Noise Bylaw – Fireworks being set off in area. Police attended but did not find anything to suggest fireworks were being set off in area.

 

1952hrs – Suspicious Vehicles –  group of people who may be drinking. Police attended to the area and spoke to person involved. No drinking occurred. All persons asked to leave, and did so without issue.

 

2009hrs – Dangerous Driving – Temporary lights set up and people not following the rules of the road. Area patrolled, no infractions occurred at this time. Everything appeared to be marked properly.

 

2059hrs – Unwanted Guest – Person who was asked to leave multiple times continued to hang around establishment. Police attended but person had already left the area. Complainant stated that a ban notice will be completed for Police to serve on subject.

 

2223hrs – Disturbance – Complainant reported a party in a parking lot, loud music and drinking. Police attended and spoke with persons involved, no noise on Police arrival. Everyone advised to move alone and did so without issue.

 

2315hrs – Unwanted Guest – Person asleep near establishment. Police attended and checked on the well being of the  person they found sleeping near the establishment.  Person left without issue.


Moose Jaw Police Service

2018 August 18 to 2018 August 19

0700 hours to 0700 hours

Total calls – 42

 

0836hrs – Suspicious Occurrence - – Complainant was concerned that the neighbour’s dog was barking as this was unusual. It was confirmed that the subject have been away from the home that morning.

 

0856hrs – Theft – Lock was stolen off of the garbage can. Video surveillance was provided. The matter is still under investigation.

 

0901hrs – Dispute – Individual upset of posts on facebook giving negative reviews. The matter is still under investigation.

 

0909hrs – Disturbance – Person wandering around, talking out loud to himself. The individual was identified but left prior to police arrival.

 

0924hrs – Harassing Communication – Individual receiving unwanted text messages. Was reported for information purposes and was advised to call back if it continues.

 

0950hrs – Suspicious Occurrence – Driver of a Toyota Tacoma truck speeding in the area, almost hit pedestrians and complainants truck. The matter is under investigation to follow up with the owner of the truck and to obtain video.

 

1052hrs – MVA Over – 2 vehicle accident - $3000 in damages, 1 vehicle towed and 1 person was charged for fail to yield.

 

1100hrs – Break and Enter – Sometime in the last 3 weeks the homeowners recycling was stolen from the shed. There are no suspects or witnesses.

 

1420hrs – Dangerous Driving – Report of a silver colored SUV driving in the area at a high rate of speed. Licence plate number obtained, still under investigation to speak with the registered owner.

 

1515hrs – Parking Bylaw – tires were marked and will check back in 48 hours.

 

1621hrs – Abandoned Vehicle – Vehicle tucked back inside some trees. The vehicle was unregistered and towed to compound.

 

1726hrs – Dispute – The situation was mediated and will follow up tomorrow.

 

2038hrs – Other Bylaw – Individuals were setting off fireworks. They were warned of the bylaw.

 

2039hrs- Barking Dogs – Complaints of dogs barking all day. The owner was warned of the dog bylaw.

 

2103hrs – Dispute – fighting amongst individuals. The situation was mediated and everyone was sent on their way.

 

2154hrs – Driving Impaired – Individual was charged with Impaired driving and the vehicle was seized for 30 days.

 

2243hrs – Dispute – The situation was mediated.

 

2312hrs – Driving Impaired – Individual was charged with Impaired driving and the vehicle was seized for 30 days.

 

0017hrs -Driving Impaired – Individual was charged with Impaired driving and the vehicle was seized for 30 days.

Statistics

                                                          Statistical Extract- December 2015
             
         
  Offence December December YTD YTD % change
  2014 2015 2014 2015
  Crimes Against the Person          
  Homicide 0 0 0 0 N/C
  Attempted Murder 0 0 0 1 #DIV/0!
  Assaults 27 16 260 231 -11.2%
       Sexual Assaults 3 3 23 23 0.0%
       Common Assaults 22 11 190 170 -10.5%
       Assault with Weapon/Cause Bodily Harm 1 2 35 32 -8.6%
       Aggravated Assault 0 0 1 1 0.0%
       Assault Police 1 0 11 5 -54.5%
  Robbery 0 1 9 16 77.8%
  Threatening Sec. 810 8 8 86 74 -14.0%
  Domestic Dispute 26 25 305 319 4.6%
  Total Crimes Against the Person 34 33 385 403 4.7%
  Crimes Against Property          
  Breaking And Entering 5 17 138 137 -0.7%
       Business Premises 0 3 14 18 28.6%
       Residence 5 9 82 80 -2.4%
       Other Break And Enter 0 5 42 39 -7.1%
  Theft of Motor Vehicle 6 5 54 70 29.6%
  Theft Over $5000 1 4 19 15 -21.1%
  Theft Under $5000 35 62 612 724 18.3%
  Arson 1 0 16 15 -6.3%
  Mischief (property damage) 45 24 426 459 7.7%
  Total Crimes Against Property 120 139 1604 1785 11.3%
  Other Criminal Code Violations          
  Impaired Driving 12 12 160 153 -4.4%
  Drugs 8 5 115 93 -19.1%
  Other           
  MVA over $1000 46 25 357 296 -17.1%
  Provincial Liquor Infractions 12 17 345 367 6.4%
  Summary Offence Tickets 176 95 4957 3898 -21.4%
  Suicide 0 0 5 4 -20.0%
  Fail to Comply With Court Order 63 60 739 683 -7.6%
  Missing Person 14 2 154 133 -13.6%
  Communications Summary          
  Calls for Service 1231 1162 16432 15782 -4.0%
  Alarms 59 52 711 628 -11.7%

                                                          Statistical Extract- December 2014
             
         
  Offence December December YTD YTD % change
  2013 2014 2013 2014
  Crimes Against the Person          
  Homicide 0 0 0 0 N/C
  Attempted Murder 0 0 0 0 N/C
  Assaults 21 23 248 257 3.6%
       Sexual Assaults 2 3 20 24 20.0%
       Common Assaults 15 14 178 172 -3.4%
       Assault with Weapon/Cause Bodily Harm 2 1 31 35 12.9%
       Aggravated Assault 1 0 6 1 -83.3%
       Assault Police 1 1 12 11 -8.3%
       Other Assaults (resist arrest) 0 4 1 14 1300.0%
  Robbery 0 0 6 9 50.0%
  Threatening Sec. 810 7 8 128 86 -32.8%
  Domestic Dispute 17 24 298 303 1.7%
  Total Crimes Against the Person 27 30 331 380 14.8%
  Crimes Against Property          
  Breaking And Entering 13 4 172 136 -20.9%
       Business Premises 1 0 26 14 -46.2%
       Residence 9 4 92 80 -13.0%
       Other Break And Enter 3 0 54 42 -22.2%
  Theft of Motor Vehicle 5 5 90 54 -40.0%
  Theft Over $5000 1 1 11 19 72.7%
  Theft Under $5000 35 32 569 605 6.3%
  Arson 0 0 13 15 15.4%
  Mischief (property damage) 32 42 408 421 3.2%
  Total Crimes Against Property 112 112 1662 1586 -4.6%
  Other Criminal Code Violations          
  Impaired Driving 13 11 179 159 -11.2%
  Drugs 5 8 113 115 1.8%
  Other           
  MVA over $1000 48 44 388 355 -8.5%
  Provincial Liquor Infractions 18 12 275 345 25.5%
  Summary Offence Tickets 215 173 4267 4947 15.9%
  Suicide 1 0 7 5 -28.6%
  Fail to Comply With Court Order 49 60 758 784 3.4%
  Missing Person 5 14 118 154 30.5%
  Communications Summary          
  Calls for Service 1179 1231 16150 16432 1.7%
  Alarms 73 59 850 771 -9.3%
             
  note: some totals include categories not listed          
             

                                                          Statistical Extract- December 2016
             
         
  Offence December December YTD YTD % change
  2015 2016 2015 2016
  Crimes Against the Person          
  Homicide 0 0 0 0 N/C
  Attempted Murder 0 0 1 3 200.0%
  Assaults 19 22 260 368 41.5%
       Sexual Assaults 3 3 24 35 45.8%
       Common Assaults 14 16 198 262 32.3%
       Assault with Weapon/Cause Bodily Harm 2 2 32 51 59.4%
       Aggravated Assault 0 0 1 4 300.0%
       Assault Police 0 1 5 16 220.0%
  Robbery 1 4 16 10 -37.5%
  Threatening Sec. 810 10 4 77 98 27.3%
  Domestic Dispute 33 23 328 321 -2.1%
  Total Crimes Against the Person 39 35 410 490 19.5%
  Crimes Against Property          
  Breaking And Entering 18 8 140 187 33.6%
       Business Premises 3 2 18 15 -16.7%
       Residence 10 3 81 120 48.1%
       Other Break And Enter 5 3 41 52 26.8%
  Theft of Motor Vehicle 4 9 69 76 10.1%
  Theft Over $5000 0 0 15 8 -46.7%
  Theft Under $5000 70 47 733 966 31.8%
  Arson 0 0 16 17 6.3%
  Mischief <$5000 (property damage) 27 24 461 504 9.3%
  Total Crimes Against Property 157 106 1804 2161 19.8%
  Other Criminal Code Violations          
  Impaired Driving 13 11 157 125 -20.4%
  Fail to Comply With Court Order 60 71 684 910 33.0%
  Other           
  MVA over $1000 25 27 298 328 10.1%
  Provincial Liquor Infractions 21 12 372 232 -37.6%
  Summary Offence Tickets 111 135 3919 3318 -15.3%
  Drugs 6 5 94 80 -14.9%
        Cocaine 0 0 10 14 40.0%
        Cannabis 3 3 58 48 -17.2%
        Methamphetamine 0 0 1 7 600.0%
       Other CDSA Drugs 1 2 25 11 -56.0%
  Communications Summary          
  Calls for Service 1162 1127 15782 16778 6.3%
             
  note: some totals include categories not listed          

                                                   Moose Jaw Police Service
             
                                                   Statistical Extract- December 2017
             
         
  Offence December December YTD YTD % change
  2016 2017 2016 2017
  Crimes Against the Person          
  Homicide 0 0 0 0 N/C
  Attempted Murder 0 0 3 0 -100.0%
  Assaults 29 22 373 326 -12.6%
       Sexual Assaults 4 2 34 39 14.7%
       Common Assaults 22 16 268 229 -14.6%
       Assault with Weapon/Cause Bodily Harm 1 3 50 53 6.0%
       Aggravated Assault 1 0 5 2 -60.0%
       Assault Police 1 1 16 3 -81.3%
  Robbery 4 1 10 10 0.0%
  Threatening Sec. 810 4 5 98 108 10.2%
  Domestic Dispute 23 18 321 262 -18.4%
  Total Crimes Against the Person 42 32 496 473 -4.6%
  Crimes Against Property          
  Breaking And Entering 10 4 189 178 -5.8%
       Business Premises 3 2 16 37 131.3%
       Residence 3 2 120 97 -19.2%
       Other Break And Enter 4 0 53 44 -17.0%
  Theft of Motor Vehicle 8 8 75 86 14.7%
  Theft Over $5000 0 1 8 17 112.5%
  Theft Under $5000 59 60 980 769 -21.5%
  Arson 0 0 17 11 -35.3%
  Mischief <$5000 (property damage) 27 22 508 325 -36.0%
  Total Crimes Against Property 127 110 2182 1728 -20.8%
  Other Criminal Code Violations          
  Impaired Driving 12 11 126 138 9.5%
  Fail to Comply With Court Order 71 58 921 892 -3.1%
  Other           
  MVA over $1000 29 23 330 298 -9.7%
  Provincial Liquor Infractions 12 14 233 232 -0.4%
  Summary Offence Tickets 139 91 3324 2352 -29.2%
  Drugs 6 2 82 68 -17.1%
        Cocaine 0 0 14 11 -21.4%
        Cannabis 4 1 50 34 -32.0%
        Methamphetamine 0 1 7 4 -42.9%
       Other CDSA Drugs 2 0 11 19 72.7%
  Communications Summary          
  Calls for Service 1127 1217 16778 15976 -4.8%
             
  note: some totals include categories not listed