The Major Crimes Section is a specialized investigation unit comprised of different units: the Major Crime Unit; the Street Gang Unit; the Missing Persons Coordinator; the High Risk Offenders Coordinator; the Cold Case Coordinator and the NWEST Coordinator.
The Major Crimes Section is under the direct supervision of the detective Staff Sergeant I/C.
The Major Crime Unit is comprised of ten detective sergeants and one civilian administrator. The sergeants are responsible for investigating major crimes against people, including murders, attempted murders, commercial armed robbery, police involved shootings, serious assaults and high-profile incidents.
The Street Gang Unit is comprised of one detective sergeant, one detective corporal, five detective constables and one civilian administrator. One position is funded by the Provincial Government of Saskatchewan. The Street Gang Unit is responsible for any incidents which may have a street gang connection or an organized criminal element. This unit conducts educational/preventative presentations to community groups and organizations.
The Missing Persons Coordinator is a detective constable. This person investigates and coordinates all incidents involving missing persons (current and historical). This position is funded by the Provincial Government of Saskatchewan. This position conducts educational/preventative presentations to community groups and organizations.
The Community Corrections Liaison Officer is a detective constable. This person monitors offenders who are being reintegrated into the community in conjunction with the Office of Parole/Community Corrections Canada. This position is funded by Correction Services Canada.
The High Risk Offenders Coordinator is a detective sergeant. This person monitors high risk offenders on probation and other court orders, who are residing in the community and those who are being released into the community and halfway residences. They work closely with the Office of Parole/Correction Services Canada and Probation Services.
The Cold Case Coordinator is a detective sergeant. This person manages/coordinates and investigates long-term cases of missing persons and unsolved homicides.
The NWEST (National Weapons Enforcement Support Team) Coordinator is a detective corporal. This person liaises with other police services across Canada, including the R.C.M.P., regarding incidents which involve the use of, or recovery of a firearm. This position is funded by the Federal Government of Canada.