The Cultural and Community Diversity Unit mandates to develop and maintain communication between the Regina Police Service and all Indigenous, ethnic, religious, and diverse communities in Regina for the purpose of building a closer relationship.
The unit consists of four members, a Sergeant, a Corporal, a Constable and a Civilian member. Each have a role in building relationships with the different diverse communities in the city, by taking part in ceremonies and events, providing presentations on the laws in Canada, developing initiatives in partnership with the community, and providing education to all members of the Regina Police Service.
The goals of the Unit are to:
The RPS Cultural and Community Diversity Unit was established in 1983 following recommendations made by a commission of inquiry into the practices of the Regina Police Service Canine Section. The unit was staffed with one sworn member, whose focus was to build a relationship with the Indigenous community. As the demographics of Regina changed, the unit accommodated by expanded the number of members within the unit and outreach to a diverse community.