A message from Chief Constable Ian Lawson:

Dear Community,

The Central Saanich Police Service is committed to serving the needs of the District of Central Saanich by continuously working closely with our community to ensure it is a safe place to live, work and visit. Our motto “Strength Through Community” is the cornerstone of our Service.

Our Service takes great pride in serving the community. We do this through upholding our values that guide our service: Accountability, Teamwork, Leadership, Communication and Well-being.

We rely on the relationships we have built within our community, ensuring the priorities of the community are our priorities enabling us to effectively work together to keep our community safe.

Our goal is to strengthen these relationships through communication in order to build and maintain public trust and confidence. We will deliver a police service that is committed to excellence, including effective crime prevention strategies, road safety and focusing on the emerging needs of our community.

Central Saanich Police Service will continue to work collaboratively with the community to develop innovative approaches to policing that is rooted in our strategic plan.

I encourage you to take advantage of what the District of Central Saanich has to offer, and to work with us to ensure a safe and secure community.


Ian Lawson

Chief Constable

Central Saanich Police Service