EDMONTON, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The lockdown put in place at Edmonton Institution for Women on February 21, 2018, has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.
Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to have contraband brought into correctional institutions.
Visits to the institution have resumed.
SOURCE Correctional Services of Canada Prairie Region
For further information: Phillip Contini, Assistant Warden Management Services, Edmonton Institution for Women, 780-495-3377