The Cultural Relations Unit of the Regina Police Service was established in 1983 following recommendations made by a commission of inquiry into the practices of the Regina Police Service Canine Section. The initial recommendation called for an Aboriginal Liaison Unit staffed by six sworn members. The resulting Unit involved one sworn member and its mandate was expanded to include all ethnic minorities in addition to the Aboriginal community. The Cultural Relations Unit has been expanded to include three sworn members and one civilian member.
Develop and maintain communication between the Regina Police Service and all Aboriginal and ethnic communities for the purpose of building a closer relationship.
Increase knowledge among all Regina Police Service employees of the cultural diversity of our community.
Expand Unit involvement in various ethnic and Aboriginal sections of our community.
Actively create interest and opportunity for employment with the Regina Police Service in the ethnic and Aboriginal communities.
Supply general police-related information to the community.
Continue involvement with Aboriginal and ethnic youth to encourage a positive image of the Regina Police Service.
Promote the Regina Police Service on a national basis.