Indigenous Resource Officer
The position of Indigenous Resource Officer is a provincially-funded position and is one of six IRO offices operated through police agencies in Saskatchewan. The position includes providing support and referrals to intervention and prevention services within the community, and carries a unique responsibility to be ready, knowledgeable, compassionate and empathetic when working with those who have experienced crime and trauma in our community.
The Indigenous Resource Officer works with victims of domestic violence and other traumatic events. The referrals are made through Victim Services, Police Officers or self-referred. The Indigenous Resource Officer also works with Police Officers in the areas of Indigenous Protocol, Cross Culture Training and any extra help that may be needed by the victims or police officers.
The Indigenous Resource Office is open from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. To make an appointment please call or text 306-961-9776 or call Victim Services at 306-953-4357.
To read more about the work of Indigenous Resource Officer, Erin Parenteau, please click here.