Overview

The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service – through its branches and offices – conducts criminal prosecutions and strives for just and timely outcomes for the accused, victims and the public.

Crown branches and offices are open from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays).

Crown Prosecution

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

Find an office

The map below identifies all the Crown Prosecution offices. Search by location to find the one nearest you.

Geographic areas of responsibility

These offices also prosecute in the courts located in nearby communities:

  • Calgary – Rural and Regional Response Office (CARRRO)
  • Edmonton – Rural and Regional Response Office (ERRRO)
  • Fort McMurray
  • Fort Saskatchewan
  • Grande Prairie
  • Hinton
  • Lethbridge
  • Medicine Hat
  • Peace River
  • Red Deer
  • Slave Lake
  • St. Paul
  • Wetaskiwin

For more information, see the Crown Prosecution Offices: Geographical Areas of Responsibility.

Specialized Prosecutions

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

Edmonton

Suite 516, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7
Phone: 780-422-0640
Fax: 780-422-1217

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Calgary

300 Centrium Place
332 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0B2
Phone: 403-297-8477
Fax: 403-355-4518

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Crown Bail

Through this office, Crown prosecutors speak at all first-appearance bail hearings by video or teleconferencing.

Defence counsel or law enforcement may contact this office 365 days a year.

Hours: 8 am to midnight
Phone: 1-855-432-8828
Email: jsg-acps-bail@gov.ab.ca

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

Edmonton

3rd Floor, Bowker Building
9833 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2E8
Phone: 780-422-5402

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Calgary

Suite 300, Centrium Place
332 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0B2
Phone: 403-297-6005

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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

Edmonton

3rd Floor, Bowker Building
9833 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2E8
Phone: 780-427-5050

This location isn't open to the public.