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Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police | AACP

AACP are trusted leaders in public safety and policing excellence


About AACP

The Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police (AACP) provides the law enforcement leadership of Alberta the opportunity to regularly meet in order to adapt to changing political and social environments, influence decision makers, examine emerging crime trends and public safety concerns to make decisions on law enforcement related matters impacting the citizens of Alberta.  We continue to seek out and establish partnerships with our public and private sector organizations to promote initiatives relative to public safety.

AACP Mission

To provide visible, credible, leadership related to policing and public safety through advocacy, innovation, partnership, and communication.  To support our people and develop the next generation of police/public safety leaders.

Our members demonstrate the following values in our decision-making and our behaviours with members, partners, and stakeholders.


visible, credible, impactful leadership. Provide it.  Develop it.


toward government, for police, for Albertans.


to solve problems and make communities safer.


promoting the highest ideals of policing and building trust.


in all we do.

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Our Core Functions

  • Develop and advocate for best practices and standards that promote excellence in policing, public safety, and community well-being.

  • Adapt to and influence changing political and social environments.

  • Influence decision makers on issues impacting community safety (and policing).

  • Provide a trusted platform for discussion and networking among public safety and police leaders from across Alberta.

  • Facilitate the professional development of future police leaders.

  • Advise Alberta Emergency Services and Public Safety on policing standards and training.

  • Be a member of the governing body for ALERT (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team), Police Executive Committee (PEC) of Criminal Intelligence Service Alberta (CISA) and represent the association on National/International Chiefs Committees.