The Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) is making public its overall vaccination numbers.

In a media release posted to their website the police service said overall 94 per cent of their staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This number includes police officers, civilian staff along with volunteers and people working for PAPS in contract capacities. In total 151 people working with the city’s police service are vaccinated while a total of nine have not declared their vaccine status.

PAPS said 97 of their police officers are fully vaccinated while five officer’s vaccine status is undeclared. In regards to civilian employees, 37 are fully vaccinated while three have undeclared vaccine status. Among PAPS partners 17 are fully vaccinated while one person has not declared their status.

(Graph courtesy of Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) website)

Since Oct 12 of last year PAPS said anyone working with them has been required to show proof of vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 test. Those who are opting for testing are being provided free rapid tests and are required to test at the start of their work week.

PAPS said they are also taking other precautions which include having staff wear masks and social distance in offices while also sanitizing work areas and vehicles.