Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

December 23, 2016 10:37 ET

End of lockdown and search at Bowden Institution - Medium security unit

INNISFAIL, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 23, 2016) - The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Bowden Institution on December 13, 2016 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to have contraband brought into correctional institutions.

Visits to the institution have resumed.

Contact Information

  • Dan Spiller
    Chief, Material Management
    Bowden Institution
    (403) 227-3391 ext. 7351