Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 42

Exploring Stakeholder: "Government of Alberta"

Updates on this page: 4

April 18, 2023

Commitment to Community Policing

NationTalk: Alberta’s government will ensure Indigenous communities and municipalities have the support they need to study what kind of police service best meets their local needs. Every Albertan should feel safe and secure in their communities and every community should be able to choose a policing model that meets their needs. Alberta’s government is investing...

September 23, 2022

Siksika Nation to take over policing from RCMP

NationTalk: The Siksika Nation and the governments of Alberta and Canada have reached a deal allowing the nation to take over policing responsibilities from the RCMP, creating Canada’s first self-administered First Nation police service in 14 years. In July 2022, Alberta and Siksika Nation signed a memorandum of understanding to work towards establishing a self-administered...

September 6, 2022

AB Government: Community Policing Grant applications now open

NationTalk: Indigenous and municipal communities in Alberta can now apply for a one-time grant of up to $30,000 to develop a business case for their own self-administered police service or regional equivalent. The provincial grant offers financial assistance to Indigenous and municipal communities preparing a business case outlining local needs, capital requirements and transition considerations....

July 18, 2022

Establishing a Siksika Nation police force

NationTalk: Alberta’s government and the Siksika Nation have signed an agreement to work toward establishing a self-administered police service for their community. The parties have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) broadly agreeing to work together on initiatives to improve public safety for members of the Siksika Nation. More specifically, discussions between the parties will...

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