CEW Deployment - 300 Block Pohorecky Street

On Tuesday 30th January 2018 at 10:27 pm Saskatoon Police Service attended to a residence in the 300 Block of Pohorecky Street regarding a male threatening to kill people. Upon arriving officers located a male armed with a knife threatening harm to himself and others. Initially the male followed instructions to drop the knife but then picked it up again while advancing to the officers with the knife to his throat. 2 officers deployed their CEW's. He was safely taken into custody under the Mental Health Act and taken to a local hospital.

There were no injuries as a result of the CEW deployment.

The incident will be reviewed in accordance with policy.

(Occurrence Number: 18-10557)