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Transition, Triumph for ALERT in 2019

Edmonton… While changes were afoot, including a new CEO, Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams still managed to achieve one of its most successful years ever in 2019. Over the calendar year, ALERT teams across the province laid 1,402 criminal charges against 241 suspects; took 92 [alert-tooltip title=”More and more, ALERT investigators are finding firearms when […]

ALERT’s Top Headlines of 2019

The last 12 months have just flown by, and ALERT has seen some big successes during that time. Let’s take a moment to reflect on some of our biggest headlines from 2019 … FENTANYL LAB DISMANTLED IN CALGARY JANUARY 2019: A suspected fentanyl lab operating out of a detached garage in the Calgary residential neighbourhood […]

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Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) involves images and/or videos that depict the sexual abuse of minors – the majority of which involve prepubescent children. Often, CSAM involves explicit and/or extreme sexual assaults against the child victim (Cybertip.ca).

Learn more about Internet Child Exploitation and ALERT’s integrated teams combatting this issue.

Ghost Guns are illegal, privately manufactured firearms or lower receivers. These weapons are often made with 3D-printers, and undermine public safety due to their lack of licensing requirements, serialization and safety controls.

Learn more about Ghost Guns on ALERT’s dedicated Privately Manufactured Firearms info page