Edmonton Institution

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Coordinates: 53°40′37″N 113°20′18″W / 53.67694°N 113.33833°W / 53.67694; -113.33833

Canadian Prisons
Edmonton Institution
Location: Edmonton
Status: Operational
Classification: Maximum
Capacity: 228[1]
Opened: 1978
Managed by: Corrections Canada

The Edmonton Institution is a maximum security federal institution located in the northeastern end of Edmonton, Alberta. It is operated by Correctional Service of Canada.

Riots[edit]

There have been 6 riots since the prison opened.[2]

  • January 24, 1986
  • August 31, 1998
  • November 13, 2001
  • August 27, 2003
  • February 10, 2004
  • July 1, 2008[3]

Escapes[edit]

There has been one escape from the prison since it opened.[2]

  • March 13, 1982

Notable Inmates[edit]

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