In Alberta, the provincial Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security ensures safe communities. Under the Police Act, the minister must maintain adequate and effective policing services. The provincial correctional service is a division of Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security and is responsible for all adult offenders who receive sentences of less than two years and young offenders sentenced under provincial and federal youth justice legislation. The ministry also promotes crime prevention activities and provides services to victims of crime.
Alberta Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security role and responsibilities