On Friday, September 3rd, 2021 Regina Police Service members discharged a CEW, commonly known as a Taser, in an arrest. This advisory is in keeping with the Regina Police Service’s commitment to notify the public each time a CEW is discharged against a person.
On Friday, September 3rd, 2021, at approximately 0747 a.m., police were dispatched to Nollet Ave for a report of a male with a possible firearm. Information received was that a male was inside the house alone.
Police arrived and were confronted with a male holding a kitchen knife. The male was in an agitated state and confrontational with police. The male exited the suite onto the balcony with the knife and did not listen to commands to drop it. After repeated unsuccessful attempts to negotiate with the male, police deployed a CEW which was effective in allowing police to gain control of the male safely. The male sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment. No firearm was located.
The investigation is ongoing.