Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

October 05, 2015 12:27 ET

End of Lockdown and Search at Saskatchewan Penitentiary Medium Security Unit

PRINCE ALBERT, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Oct. 5, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Saskatchewan Penitentiary on October 1, 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

  • Darcy Begrand
    Media Relations
    Saskatchewan Penitentiary
    (306) 765-8520