We are Diverse
The Saanich Police Department is proud to have a membership that reflects the diversity of the community it serves. Approximately 12 percent of members self-identify as being a part of a visible minority group exceeding the average of 8 percent across Canada. American Sign Language, Arabic, Cantonese, Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Luganda, Lukonjo, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Teso, Ukrainian and Urdu are some of the different languages that are spoken by our members at the Department. Women make up over one quarter of the Department’s demographic and surpasses the national average by five percent.