Tackling Crime As A Team
SUPT. MARC COCHLIN | ALERT CEO
Superintendent Marc Cochlin is the Chief Executive Officer of ALERT; an integrated, provincially funded police agency. ALERT is comprised of over 400 police officers and professional staff, and is mandated to tackle serious and organized crime across Alberta.
As a 24-year-member of the Edmonton Police Service, Cochlin has worked in a variety of specialized areas and units across the city and most recently supervised the criminal investigations division, which entails homicide, robbery, organized crime, firearms investigations, and missing persons. Cochlin previously spent time in ALERT leading the Edmonton-based organized crime and gang teams between 2018 and 2020.
Born and raised in Edmonton, Cochlin was a member of the first Alberta Francophone graduating class of École Maurice-Lavallée. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta and former Edmonton premiership soccer player.
Cochlin was appointed ALERT CEO in December 2021.
ALERT is governed by a Board of Directors, responsible for our high-level strategic direction. They are represented by the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police and the Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Justice and Solicitor General.
Formed in April 2018, this committee is composed of representatives from the Alberta Association of Police Governance, the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, and the Rural Municipalities of Alberta.