CEW Deployment- Evergreen Area

A 36 year old Saskatoon male was transported to hospital after Saskatoon Police Service members deployed a conducted energy weapon(CEW).

Shortly after 11:00 p.m. on January 3, 2017 Police received a report of a male attempting to harm himself with a knife in the Evergreen area. Upon arrival officers found the male actively harming himself and would not obey commands of the officers to stop the self-harm. A CEW was deployed to stop the actions of the male and he was taken into custody. No injuries were sustained from the conducted energy weapon however, he was transported to hospital by EMS for the self-harm he had done to himself.

The incident will be reviewed in accordance to policy.

(Occurrence Number: 17-1255)