Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

April 28, 2016 13:10 ET

Lockdown and Search Bowden Institution: Medium Security Unit

INNISFAIL, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

On April 28, 2016, at about 8:00 a.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Bowden Institution to enable staff members to conduct a general search.

The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff and inmates. 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

  • John McKill
    A/Assistant Warden, Management Services
    Bowden Institution
    (403) 227-7346