Alberta Association of Police GovernanCE

Supporting excellence in civilian governance

2024 Conference & AGM


open now!!

May 3rd & 4th 2024

Sandman Signature, Lethbridge, AB

2023 Conference Summary

Thank you to the 85 registrants and Banquet guests who attended our 2023 Conference & AGM in beautiful Rocky Mountain House!  Attendee surveys reflected a great response to our 2-days of presentations on many informative topics.

2023 Annual General Meeting Summary

In addition to approval of the April 2022 Minutes and 2023 Auditor, the membership passed four (4) Resolutions, which were provided to the Minister of Law Enforcement:

 #1: Funding for Body-worn Camera Programs.

#2: Provincial Mandate to Collect Race-based Data.

#3: Oversight System Review between the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) and ACPS.

#4 Bail Reform to Enhance Community Safety (provided to the Federal Government & cc’d to the Minister)

We thanked our departing Board members; Miles Thorson (Medicine Hat) and Werner Dressler (Fort Macleod).

We had four (4) Nominees for six (6) open Board of Director positions and elected our Board.

WELCOME to the new AAPG Board: 

Ian Sanderson, St. Albert  

Shazia Amiri, Edmonton

Gloria Brathwaite, Fort Saskatchewan

T.J. Zhang, Calgary    

Rachel Hopf, Lethbridge

Marco Jansen, Medicine Hat

Lee Katchur, Camrose

Dave McKenzie, Barrhead

Lorraine Wesley, Rocky View County (New)

Who Is The Alberta Association of Police Governance?

The AAPG supports excellence in civilian governance and oversight of police services in Alberta. Through the AAPG, members have access to educational opportunities, best practices, and forums for liaison with related agencies. The AAPG is well positioned to advocate for effective police governance and oversight that is responsive to our changing environment. In that regard, the AAPG provides input and feedback on potential changes to relevant legislation and policies.

AAPG’s Vision     

A proactively collaborative network of effective police governance and oversight organizations across Alberta.

AAPG’s Mission  

To empower members through educational services, resources, and unified provincial advocacy.

AAPG’s Goal

Excellence in Police Governance and Oversight

AAPG’s Values

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Inclusivity
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Respect
  • Trust

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