Service work groups
The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service is made up of these groups:
Through this branch, Crown prosecutors’ responsibilities include:
- prosecuting the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statute offences
- working with justice system stakeholders and the community at large to:
- promote safe communities
- implement alternative approaches to the administration of justice
The branch’s responsibilities include prosecutions dealing with:
- commercial crime
- occupational health and safety
- environmental law
- organized crime
- technology and Internet crime
- cases requiring mutual international legal assistance
Through this office, Crown prosecutors speak at all first-appearance bail hearings:
- by video or teleconferencing
- from 8 am to midnight, every day of the year
Appeals, Education and Prosecution Policy
The branch’s responsibilities include:
- conducting criminal appeals in the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada
- addressing complaints of wrongful convictions or miscarriages of justice
- pursuing amendments to the federal Criminal Code and the Youth Criminal Justice Act
- providing criminal law and prosecution policy advice within the service
- conducting education, training and knowledge management within the service
Strategic and Business Services
The branch’s responsibilities include providing government staff with information and services that relate to:
- prosecution staff security
- emergency planning
- project management
- workforce planning
- research, evaluation, and business planning
Be part of a team that’s dedicated to justice. Positions at the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service include:
- lawyer — Crown prosecutor, policy counsel, project counsel, education counsel
- legal assistant
To see our latest career opportunities, visit the Alberta Public Service jobs website.
We help run a 12-month Articling Program that gives successful applicants experience in a variety of core practice areas.
We run a 4-month program in criminal law that gives successful applicants exposure to various aspects of this form of law.
Guides for citizens
Guides for Crown prosecutors
Reports about the criminal justice system
Witness travel expenses
You may claim travel and some other types of expenses if you:
- were a Crown subpoenaed witness, or
- are a pre-approved support person or parent/guardian of a person under 18 who appeared on behalf of the Crown
The expense form has:
- a list of allowed expenses
- instructions for submitting it
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