Government of Alberta

Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General - Crown Prosecution Service

Search Agency Service

Description
Responsible for prosecutions under some federal statutes, such as the Criminal Code of Canada, and under provincial statutes.

Service provides:

  • responsibility for prosecutions under some federal statutes, such as the Criminal Code of Canada, and under provincial statutes
  • a Crown Prosecutor is a lawyer authorized to represent the Crown (or the state)

Duties of the Crown Prosecutor include:

  • dealing with defence counsel in terms of disclosure and issue resolution
  • interviewing victims and witnesses
  • general case preparation
  • conducting arraignments
  • preliminary inquiries, trials, and sentencing hearings.

The prosecutor does not represent the police, victims, or complainants. The goal of the prosecutor is to consider the evidence laid before it, and determine the likelihood of a conviction, and whether or not prosecution is in the public interest.

Key Provider: alberta justice lawyers
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call Alberta Justice Information Line or local office for more information
  • Regional Crown Office contact information can be found on website
Not a direct client service.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-381-5211
Fax
403-381-5760
Web Site
http://justice.alberta.ca
Email
jsg-acps.lethbridge-prosecutions@gov.ab.ca
Languages
English; Contact or visit website for more information on service languages and language interpreters.
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Doors leading in have wheelchair buttons for easy opening; elevators are available to take clients from floor to floor.Other disabled access: Yes - Handicap parking is available and close to some entrances. There are ramps outside.
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Last Updated On
April 18, 2018
Address
Lethbridge Centre; 400 4 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4E1
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM