Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

September 02, 2015 17:42 ET

Lockdown at Edmonton Institution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On September 2, 2015, at about 2:00 a.m., a lockdown was put in place at Edmonton Institution, a maximum security federal institution as a result of operational security requirements.

The lockdown was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff and inmates. Visits have been suspended until the lockdown is completed. Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to do so.

Contact Information

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