The Regina Police Service Underwater Investigation and Recovery Team (UIRT) will not be training today. Thank you for your attention to this matter.
The Regina Police Service Underwater Investigation and Recovery Team (UIRT), with the help of the Wascana Centre Authority, is conducting dive training this week as part of the team’s regularly scheduled skills and safety training. The dives will take place at Wascana Lake on Wednesday, December 7 and 8, 2011. This realistic training is essential to developing and maintaining safe working practices for the UIRT and will improve the teams’ service capabilities for the citizens of Regina.
Members of the media who wish to report on this training are welcome to attend toWascanaLakeon Thursday, December 8, 2011 at approximately 10:00 am for interviews with the UIRT Team Leader Cst. Colin Magee.
The Regina Police Service reminds members of the public to exercise caution around any body of water in the city. Ice conditions can change rapidly throughout the winter and spring, especially in the current mild weather.