• Mike Ellis

    Minister Mike Ellis

    Mike Ellis was sworn in as Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Services on June 9, 2023.

    Learn more

Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Services outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

Read the mandate letter See all mandate letters


Reforms in the Police Amendment Act, 2022 will ensure that Alberta’s police services are more accountable and more responsive to the communities they serve.

New and improved victims of crime program to help you and your family recover from a serious crime.

Introduced the Alberta Security Infrastructure Program to help organizations targeted by hate crimes install security measures and improvements to keep members safe.

The provincial government appointed 10 members from Indigenous communities across Alberta to the Public Security Indigenous Advisory Committee.

Key information

Our responsibilities

The ministry:

  • works with partners in law enforcement, justice, health and social services for a fair and accessible justice system that upholds rule of law while supporting the needs of individuals
  • is responsible for the custody and supervision of adults and young persons under correctional authority, as well as the facilitation of rehabilitation
  • in collaboration with municipalities, Metis Settlements and First Nations, leads disaster preparation, mitigation, response and recovery to increase individual and community resilience

Latest news

See all news