Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

October 03, 2016 18:50 ET

Lockdown and Search at Bowden Institution-Medium Security Unit

INNISFAIL, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

On October 3, 2016, at about 1:15 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Bowden Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

The safety and security of the institutions is the Correctional Service of Canada's (CSC) primary concern. Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to do so.

Visits have been suspended until the search is completed.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is committed to preventing the entry of contraband into its institutions. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to introduce contraband into correctional institutions.

Contact Information

  • Dan Spiller
    Media Spokesperson
    Bowden Institution
    (403) 227-7346