This release was issued under a previous government.

The Alberta Community Justice Awards are designed to recognize individuals, organizations, businesses and community groups who have taken innovative and proactive steps to address issues of crime-prevention at the local level.

“Along with our law enforcement partners, individuals and organizations play a vital role in reducing crime throughout our communities. I encourage Albertans to recognize innovative and inspiring contributions with a nomination for the Alberta Community Justice Awards.”

Marlin Schmidt, acting Minister of Justice and Solicitor General

The awards acknowledge the people and organizations involved with projects in the areas of victims’ services, youth justice, restorative justice and other crime-prevention efforts.

Nomination categories include:

  • leadership
  • innovation
  • service enhancement
  • community mobilization
  • partnerships and collaboration

To nominate a community leader or group, submit a nomination form by Feb. 20, 2018.

*The Alberta Community Justice Awards ceremony will take place in June at the McDougall Centre in Calgary. The event will be co-hosted by the Government of Alberta and the Calgary Police Service.

Editors note: Correction made to the location of the ceremony.