University of Alberta Protective Services
|University of Alberta Protective Services|
Logo of the University of Alberta Protective Services
|Legal personality||Non government: University of Alberta|
|Agency executive||William Spinks, Director|
University of Alberta Protective Services (formerly known as Campus Security Services) is the campus police force for the University of Alberta. As a level 1 community peace officer agency under the Alberta Peace Officer Act, Protective Services officers are sworn in as peace officers. They are authorized to enforce provincial regulations, acts and municipal bylaws listed in their provincial appointment.
According to section 7(1)(a) of the Alberta Peace Officer Act, officers only have the powers and protection of a peace officer while carrying out duties related to the University of Alberta. They carry batons and pepper spray but are not allowed to carry firearms.