Publications

Peace Officer Act

Description

This act establishes the roles of peace officers (non-police) in Alberta and allows different levels of government the opportunity to obtain peace officer status for community safety enhancement and specialized law enforcement needs. This act establishes the requirement for authorization of employers and appointment of peace officers including the application process, suspension/cancelations, employer liability and responsibility, the role of the Director of Law Enforcement, oversight process and the mechanism for public complaints. It also establishes the offences and penalties under the act.

Updated

May 12, 2020

Tags
legislation law

Title and publication information

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Queen's Printer

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2020-05-12

Date Added

2017-02-01T16:52:18.687166

Date Modified

2020-05-12

Date Issued

2020-05-12

Identifiers

ISBN (print)

9780779817368

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Queen's Printer

Contact Email

qp@gov.ab.ca

Contact Other

780-427-4952