In order to meet legislative requirements and to enhance transparency, Edmonton Police Commission members acting in their capacity as members of the Edmonton Police Commission and in the performance of their official duties shall have timely access to information under the control of the Edmonton Police Service.


  1. All requests for information and related advice shall be directed through the Office of the Chief of Police, or as otherwise determined in consultation with the Chief.
  2. Formal information inquiries coming out of Edmonton Police Commission meetings that require resource time and/or research to be undertaken by the Service be requested by formal motion by the Commission.
  3. All Edmonton Police Commission public and closed meeting agendas shall contain a standing item to facilitate Commissioners requests for information.
  4. Informal inquiries that arise between Commission or Committee meetings must be brought to the attention of the Executive Director to determine, in consultation with the Service, the best format to provide the information.