Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

August 27, 2015 15:37 ET

End of Lockdown and Search at Edmonton Institution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 27, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Edmonton Institution on August 19, 2015 has ended. 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

  • Mark Otto
    Assistant Warden, Operations
    Edmonton Institution
    (780) 472-4905