Welcome to the Alberta Association of Police Governance’s Official Website

The AAPG is an association of police commissions and policing committees from across the province. Police commissions provide governance and oversight to municipal police services, while policing committees oversee local RCMP detachments. The people who are appointed to police commissions and policing committees are citizens representing the interests of their community, and a few of them are members of city and/or town council. Together, they provide civilian governance and oversight of the police. Learn More About AAPG

Announcements

Public Bill to Strengthen Drug-Impaired Driving Laws - Bill S-230

(Announcement - Dec 4, 2016) Senator Claude Carignan has proposed a bill that would allow police in Canada to use roadside saliva tests to detect the presence of illegal drugs. This equipment is already in use in other countries to deter people from drug-impaired...

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Think tank releases report card on Canada's justice system

(News Article - Sep 21, 2016) Territories and Manitoba score lowest, P.E.I. highest based on cost and effectiveness Canada's justice system scores high on being slow, expensive and inefficient in a report card issued Wednesday by a public policy think tank...

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