Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

March 09, 2016 17:51 ET

Recapture of Inmate From Archambault Institution-Medium Security Unit

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 9, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

At approximately 10 a.m. on March 9th, 2016 inmate Sylvain Lauzon was apprehended by the Service de police de Montréal (SPVM).

This inmate had been unlawfully at large from the medium security unit at Archambault Institution, in Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, since March 1st, 2016.

CSC would like to thank the SPVM for their efforts in recapturing the offender.

CSC immediately began reviewing the circumstances surrounding this escape and has already taken measures to address safety and security issues stemming from this incident.‎ CSC will continue its investigation and is committed to addressing any further issues that may be identified as part of this process.

Ensuring the safety and security of institutions, staff, and public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.

Contact Information

  • Jean-Yves Roy
    Communications Manager, Quebec Region
    Correctional Service Canada