May 23, 2021
The Saskatoon Police Service has posted pictures of seven attendees at freedom rallies to ask for the public’s help to identify them.
The faces of six males and one female were posted on a police webpage entitled, “Assist to Identify.”
“The Saskatoon Police Service needs your help. If you can identify any of the following individuals, please submit a confidential tip via the form at the bottom of this page,” the website said.
Snitching can be done anonymously.
“Fill out the fields below to leave a confidential tip. You do not need to leave your name. The contact information fields are optional,” the webpage reads.
In a separate news release dated May 20, the Saskatoon police wrote: “The SPS has issued 88 tickets for violations of the PHO since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Most recently, a rally on May 9, 2021 resulted in 18 tickets being issued at the time of the event and an additional 30 are being served currently within the city and outside Saskatoon.
“Investigators have also developed images of 41 individuals who were present at the rally and are asking for public assistance identifying them. Investigation determined these individuals were in violation of the PHO,” meaning the Public Health Orders.
The Western Standard asked a former Saskatoon police officer for comment.