Commission Response to CSWB Task Force Recommendations
“Today, the Edmonton Police Commission received the final report prepared by the Community Safety and Well-Being Task Force. “This past year, the Commission has heard from a wide range of Edmontonians as they have spoken passionately about policing, funding, and the need for local reflection on how our city collectively provides the best […]
ASIRT INVESTIGATES EPS OFFICER
The Edmonton Police Commission is aware that the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has charged a sworn EPS member on February 24, 2021. Samuel Sanson is charged with allegedly committing a sexual assault while off duty on January 20, 2021 against an adult female acquaintance. The Chief of Police has relieved the officer […]
LRT Incident – February 14, 2021
This was a disheartening and disappointing incident. EPS members are trained to protect all Edmontonians, including the most vulnerable among us. They are also trained to treat all citizens with the respect and dignity they deserve. This recent incident does not reflect the high standards that EPS strives to maintain. The Edmonton Police Commission […]
Edmonton Police Commission Announces the Appointment of 2 New Members:
Edmonton Police Commission Announces the Appointment of 2 New Members: In January 2021, the EPC will welcome its newest members appointed to the Commission by City Council, Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse and Kemi Kufuor-Boakye. Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse is currently the Executive Director of the Yellowhead Indigenous Education Foundation. She also works with the Edmonton Shift Lab, a social […]
Edmonton Police Commission Member Posting
Click here for the full posting and how to apply. The Edmonton Police Commission (the Commission) is committed to making Edmonton a safe and vibrant city today and in the future. The Commission oversees the police service ensuring professional and ethical policing to the citizens of Edmonton. The Commission creates an essential balance between public […]
Edmonton Police Commission responds to report on the death of Rhonda Auger
Statement: Edmonton Police Commission responds to report on the death of Rhonda Auger A Public Fatality Inquiry report by Judge Renee Cochard has questioned the depth of investigation by the Edmonton Police Service into the death of Rhonda Auger on April 27, 2017. As standard practice, the EPS and in turn the Edmonton Police Commission […]
EPC STATEMENT ON RECENT EVENTS SURROUNDING THE TRAGIC DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD:
EPC STATEMENT ON RECENT EVENTS SURROUNDING THE TRAGIC DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD: The members of the Edmonton Police Commission want to express our overwhelming concern and anguish following the tragic death of George Floyd last week in Minneapolis. These are painful and difficult times for everyone, including the citizens of Edmonton, who share in the […]
Commission Cancels All Public Meetings
Due to Covid-19, all public meetings of the Edmonton Police Commission have been cancelled until further notice.
CITY APPOINTS NEW COUNCILLOR TO COMMISSION
On January 16, 2020, the Edmonton Police Commission welcomed its newest council member Tim Cartmell. At the same meeting, the Commission bid farewell to Councillor Scott McKeen and took the opportunity to thank him for his 6 years of service to the Commission.
New Edmonton Police Commissioner Appointed By City Council
In January, 2019 the EPC will welcome its newest community member Ashvin Singh. Mr. Singh brings his expertise and unique Edmonton perspectives to the role of police governance and oversight.