Kids ‘n’ Kops

Kids ‘n’ Kops, in conjunction with Weyburn BigKids n Kops 5 Brothers Big Sisters, is a summer day program running twice a week during the months of July and August. The program is facilitated with the assistance of the Weyburn Police Service. It provides a positive and safe environment for children to interact with police officers through various in-city and out-of-city activities.

In 2015, participants took part in various educational and entertaining activities outside of Weyburn, including:

  • Tour of the RCMP Depot in Regina, SaskatchewanKids n Kops 6
  • Tour of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Team Building Laser Tag in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • An opportunity to attend a Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Game in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Mini-Golf and a day of water sliding at Kenosee Superslides Waterpark in Kenosee Lake, Saskatchewan

The Weyburn Police Service also provides a tour of the Police Service facilities, including demonstrations of equipment operation. In addition to a private tour of the Police Service facilities, Weyburn Police Service members may cover topics such as:

  • Firearms Safety
  • Bike and Street SafetyKids n Kops 1
  • Criminal Code Offences and Provincial Statutes
  • Fingerprints and Arrest Procedure
  • Cell Block and Prisoner Detention
  • Traffic Accident Investigation
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Home Safety
  • Self Defence
  • Healthy Lifestyle/Physical Fitness Program

The goals of the Kids ‘n’ Kops program are to:

  • Promote trust between law enforcement members and children
  • Foster a realistic concept of police officers
  • Provide contact with adult role models
  • Increase knowledge of law enforcement
  • Encourage and promote positive lifestyles while building and maintaining professional and positive relationships with children

For further information about this program, contact Weyburn Big Brothers Big Sisters at 306-842-4050, visit www.weyburnbigbrobigsis.ca or the Weyburn Police Service non-emergency line at 306-848-3250.

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