These two online tutorials were created by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. The first covers making a report to the police; what will they do; and what you may have to do. The second explains what else may happen for the accused.
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The Edmonton Police Service has developed this Neighbourhood Crime Mapping tool as a way to keep the public informed and help prevent crime. Select a neighbourhood by ‘clicking’ on the city map, select a date range, and then one, some or all of eight crime groups to plot on the map.
Produced by Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Sections include: Before You Start; Starting A Complaint; The Investigation; After The Investigation; Appeals; Laying A Private Information; Civil Suits. This resource may be read online or may be downloaded as a PDF.
This online resource from Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security describes the structure of police services in Alberta.
This online resource from Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security explains the process for making a complaint about police services and the conduct of police officers in the various types of police services operating in Alberta.
The Canadian Police Association (CPA) is the national voice for 57,000 police personnel across Canada. Membership includes police personnel serving in 170 police services across Canada, from Canada's smallest towns and villages as well as those working in our largest municipal and provincial police services, and members of the RCMP, railway police, and first nations police personnel.
The Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP is an independent federal agency established in 1988 to review public complaints about the conduct of RCMP members in a fair and impartial manner. Anyone, including a non-citizen, who has a concern about the conduct of an RCMP member can make a complaint. You do not have to be directly involved in the incident; you can make a complaint on behalf of someone else, or as a witness to an incident.