Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police Supports G of A’s Review of Bail Hearing Process


Edmonton, AB – (Wednesday), the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police (AACP) announced that it welcomes the opportunity for discussion and collaboration on the issue of bail hearings before a Justice of the Peace in this province.  The AACP further supports the Alberta Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General’s call for a review of these processes. The statement comes as a result of a regularly scheduled meeting of the AACP that took place in Calgary yesterday.

The active membership list of the AACP consists of Chiefs of Police representing 15 law enforcement agencies from throughout Alberta. The purpose of the AACP is to provide the law enforcement leadership of Alberta the opportunity to regularly meet in order to share criminal intelligence, emerging crime trends, and to discuss common public safety concerns and resolutions on any law enforcement related matter impacting the citizens of Alberta.

(Released by the RCMP on behalf of the AACP)