Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

June 12, 2009 18:50 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Lockdown at Grande Cache Institution

GRANDE CACHE, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2009) - Grande Cache Institution is locked down to facilitate a search of the institution.

The search began earlier today after two shotgun shells were found outside of the institution.

The lockdown and search are being conducted to ensure the continued safety of the public, staff and inmates.

The institution will remain on lockdown status until institutional managers determines it is safe to return to normal routine.

Grande Cache Institution is a federal penitentiary located in Grande Cache Alberta. Current institutional population is 113 minimum security male inmates and 82 medium security male inmates.

Contact Information

  • Correctional Service of Canada
    Grande Cache Institution
    Arthur Ding
    (780) 827- 4200