The Edmonton Police Commission (Commission) is responsible for establishing policies providing for efficient and effective policing.
- The Commission has an expectation that the Edmonton Police Service (Service) will have a system of written policy and procedure that is informed by the Commission’s Policy and Procedure Manual and reflects the vision, mission, and values outlined in the strategic plan. The Service’s Policy Framework will contribute to the organization’s operational and administrative efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency.
- The Chief of Police will provide reports to the Commission regarding plans for and changes to Service policies that directly align with approved Commission policies as outlined in the Commission’s Policy and Procedure Manual and/or align with the governance and oversight role of the Commission.
- The Chief of Police will additionally develop all policies required by the Province of Alberta under the Alberta Provincial Policing Standards, at a standard acceptable to the Province of Alberta.
- EPC Policy 1.1.7 – Policy Development