Resolutions

Following is a listing of Resolutions broken down by year. If you have any questions or concerns, please Contact Us.

2017

WHEREAS Efficiency, integrity, fairness and transparency of police discipline and oversight are fundamental to public confidence and trust in the police; and WHEREAS The Police Act...
WHEREAS The current drug addiction and fentanyl overdose epidemic is having devastating consequences for individuals and communities in Alberta; WHEREAS Substance abuse is a...

Response:

Ministry of Children's Services: The Ministry of Health leads Alberta's opioid response and recently established a Minister's Opioid Emergency...

2016

WHEREAS Alberta has five legislatively based policing committees; and WHEREAS more than 40 communities within Alberta are eligible to have a legislatively based policing committee;...

Response:

The department is aware of barriers certain municipalities face in establishing and supporting a policing committee and welcomes any suggestions to...
WHEREAS an additional year added to a commission term would allow for a more effective retention and transfer of information by members, resulting in better succession execution, and...

Response:

The department continues to gather input from stakeholders for proposed amendments to the Police Act. This proposal also will be added to the list...
WHEREAS the Police Act has been largely unchanged since its implementation; and WHEREAS policing in Alberta has advanced and continues to evolve correspondingly with case law,...

Response:

the department has been maintaining a list of proposed amendments to the Police Act and Regulation since 2012. Stakeholder views on provisions of the...
WHEREAS the Federal Government of Canada intends to legalize and regulate marijuana in 2016; and WHEREAS the Federal Government has committed to stronger laws to punish those who...

Response:

Minister of Transportation: Our government is constructing a cross-ministerial committee to direct this work from a provincial perspective. The...
WHEREAS the Canadian Bomb Data Centre located in Ottawa and operated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is the only centre of its kind in Canada; and WHEREAS the RCMP plan...

Response:

INTERPOLOttawa is now the main contact point for all queries related to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU)...

2015

WHEREAS A presiding Justice of the Peace, in Alberta, performs the following services: bail hearings, Search Warrants, Production Orders, Emergency Protection Orders; and WHEREAS...

Response:

Support for Review of Bail Office Inefficiencies. A review of the Bail Offices' operations and identification of areas requiring improved...
WHEREAS Police in the Province of Alberta have the lawful authority to deliver intoxicated persons to other facilities other than a police detention facility; and WHEREAS Within...

Response:

Proposed Intoxicated Persons Detention Act for the Province of Alberta. The Intoxicated Persons Detention Act and its utility in Alberta are being...

2014

WHEREAS the current legislation and level of support by the Government of Alberta creates substantial inequities in funding for police across the province; and WHEREAS more than 20...

Response:

The Alberta government continues to explore ways to ensure the costs of local policing are distributed in an equitable, transparent, and sustainable...

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