Lock­down at Drumheller In­sti­tu­tion

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE - Sub­mit­ted The Drumheller Mail

On Oc­to­ber 23, 2016 at about 6:30 p.m., a lock­down was put in place in the medium se­cu­rity unit at Drumheller In­sti­tu­tion, to en­able staff mem­bers to con­duct an ex­cep­tional search.

The search was or­dered to en­sure the safety and se­cu­rity of the in­sti­tu­tion, its staff and in­mates. Nor­mal op­er­a­tions will re­sume as soon as it is con­sid­ered safe to do so.

Vis­its have been sus­pended un­til the search is com­pleted.

The Cor­rec­tional Ser­vice of Canada (CSC) is com­mit­ted to pre­vent­ing the en­try of con­tra­band into its in­sti­tu­tions. CSC also works in part­ner­ship with the po­lice to take ac­tion against those who at­tempt to in­tro­duce con­tra­band into cor­rec­tional in­sti­tu­tions.

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