Alberta Man Suspected of 3D-Printing Firearm Parts

Lethbridge… An Alberta man has been charged for allegedly 3D-printing firearm parts. ALERT believes this is the first time in Alberta that charges have been laid in relation to the 3D-printing of firearms. The investigation came as the result of a joint initiative between ALERT Lethbridge’s organized crime team and the RCMP’s National Weapons Enforcement […]

Online Child Exploitation On the Rise

Edmonton… ALERT’s [alert-tooltip title=”The Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit is under ALERT’s umbrella and investigates offences related to the exploitation of children over the Internet. Click for more info.”]Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit[/alert-tooltip] and the Canadian Center for Child Protection are reminding parents about the need to closely monitor their children’s internet activity in light […]

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 […]