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Under the governance of the Edmonton Police Commission, the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) helps provide a safe, vibrant city through innovative, responsive and progressive policing.

Edmonton Police Service Capital Expenditures

2009 Actual
2010 Actual
2011 Budget
$14.4 M $14.1 M $44.8 M

Key Accomplishments 2009-2011

  • The South West Division Police Station will allow EPS to provide better service to the southwest area, and meet the seven-minute response time for priority calls.
  • Growth projects include planning for development of the EPS North West Campus, additions to the William Nixon Training Centre and a separate laboratory for faster forensic results and DNA analysis.
  • The Edmonton Police Service purchased the Air 2 helicopter and is planning renewal investment to assess Air 1 helicopter to optimize trade-in value.

Key Projects Planned for 2012-14

Renewal ($32 million) and growth projects ($9.2 million) are recommended as part of investing in community safety.

  • Replacements of police vehicles.
  • Replacement of radio equipment at the end of its useful life and to ensure compatibility with the Alberta First Responder Radio Communication system being implemented by the Province.
  • IT system upgrades and telecom and radio life cycle costs for the next three years.
  • Completion of the Southwest Division Station.

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