There's a lot of concern for an Estevan Police Service officer who was airlifted by STARS to Regina Wednesday morning, and Saskatchewan's premier took to social media to share his support for the officer and all members of protective services.
An Estevan Police Service officer has been seriously injured in an incident with a suspect this morning.— Scott Moe (@PremierScottMoe) November 1, 2023
It is a reminder how all protective services officers put their lives at risk every day to protect all of us. We owe them all a tremendous debt of gratitude.
EPS Police Chief Rich Lowen said the officer was injured around 9:30 a.m. in an altercation with a suspect who was in custody. The suspect was also injured and airlifted to Regina.
The suspect was in custody following a 7 a.m. call to a residence on 6th Street, which police described as a "serious incident."
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