Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

September 14, 2016 17:45 ET

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

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 14, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Edmonton Institution for Women on September 8, 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

  • Philip Contini
    Chief, Administrative Services
    Edmonton Institution for Women
    780-495-6792