Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

December 27, 2013 18:02 ET

End of Lockdown and Search at Drumheller Institution

DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 27, 2013) - The lockdown put in place at Drumheller Institution on December 19, 2013 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal activities.

A number of unauthorized items were found during the exceptional search.

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

  • Jeff Campbell
    Regional Communications Manager
    Correctional Service Canada
    (306) 975-5082