Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

June 27, 2016 11:13 ET

End of Lockdown and Search at Edmonton Institution for Women- Medium Security Unit

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 27, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Edmonton Institution for Women on June 22, 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

  • Jeff Campbell
    Regional Communications Manager
    Regional Headquarters (Prairies)
    (306) 659-9216