Chief’s Message

Chief Dave Haye
Chief Dave Haye

Welcome to the Saskatoon Police Service located on Treaty 6 Territory and Homeland of the Metis. We acknowledge our relationship with Indigenous and Metis peoples as we work towards reconciliation. Here at the SPS, we take pride in providing service to our community through professionalism and accountability to prevent, detect and investigate crime; our goal is to reduce victimization and provide a safe and secure environment.

We invite you to explore our website to learn the latest news and information, discovering the many facets of our organization and the work we do to be inclusive and representative of our diverse community. With nearly 750 employees, we strive to be reflective of the community and maintain the support and trust of those we serve. We recognize the importance of upholding strong relationships with various community organizations and creating new strategic partnerships as we continually assess the long and short-term needs of our city.

As a progressive work place, we prioritize the physical and mental well-being of all our employees. We offer numerous opportunities for growth and success ranging from our 24/7 operations in Patrol, Records Management and Communications to our Criminal Investigations, Corporate Strategy and the Special Uniforms Operations Division. With 54 different opportunities available for specialization, we attract new
recruits seeking diverse career paths. Click here to join us, today.

As Saskatoon’s Interim Chief of Police, I am honoured to serve the community in which I was raised and support the collective efforts of the Saskatoon Police Service’s dedicated employees.

Chief Dave Haye was appointed to his position in December, 2023. He has over 43 years of policing experience, 39 of which have been with the Saskatoon Police Service. Chief Haye was born and raised in the Saskatoon area. He is a graduate of Mount Royal Collegiate and, later on in his career, Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Justice Studies. Prior to his career in municipal policing, Chief Haye joined the Canadian Armed Forces Military Police where he was posted at CFB Moose Jaw.

During his lengthy career, Chief Haye has had assignments in Police Management and Leadership, Critical Incident Response, Criminal Investigations, Professional Standards and Patrol Operations. He was previously elected to the Saskatoon Police Association, serving as the Vice President for several years, and the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers as its President. These past roles and experiences have provided Chief Haye with great insight into the many areas of policing. He has been recognized with the Order of Merit of Police Forces, Police Exemplary Service Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal and the Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal.

During his time as Chief of Police, Chief Haye says he will continue to promote the values and beliefs which have made the Saskatoon Police Service the highly professional organization it is today; a modern policing organization rooted in innovation, collaboration and relationship building.

- Chief Dave Haye