Scott Hayes has been appointed an inspector with the Prince Albert Police Service following an extensive internal selection process. Inspector Hayes is in his 16th year as a police officer and will oversee the Criminal Investigation Division of the police service.
Before his appointment, Inspector Hayes held the rank of Sergeant and has more than eight years of experience working with the Criminal Investigation Division. Members in the Criminal Investigation Division investigate all major files including but not limited to homicide, attempted murder, missing persons, and child protection. Inspector Hayes also brings to the position his recent experiences as a patrol supervisor, team leader of SWAT and police service instructor.
“Our Criminal Investigation Division is made up of a strong team of experienced investigators working to address crime in our community,” said Chief of Police Jonathan Bergen. “Inspector Hayes has extensive experience working on major crime investigations and is a focused and determined leader who is committed to continued learning. I look forward to working together on our priorities in support of our community’s needs and interests.”
Inspector Hayes said he is grateful for the opportunity to continue serving Prince Albert in his new role.
“I grew up in Prince Albert and my wife and I are raising our family here,” Inspector Hayes said. “I have enjoyed learning and growing in my career and look forward to engaging our organization, partner agencies, and our community on initiatives that target crime and promote public safety for all residents and visitors.”
Inspector Hayes has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and worked as a certified exercise physiologist before joining the police service in December 2006. Inspector Hayes takes over CID from Inspector Craig Mushka, who has moved to the role of Inspector in charge of Support Services with our police service.