The Edmonton Police Commission recognizes and endorses the use of rewards in cases where the Chief of Police is of the opinion that the reward will assist in the investigation of crimes.
- Establishment of Rewards:
a. The Chief will submit for approval to the Commission a proposal for the establishment of a reward. The proposal will include recommendations regarding the posting and the amount of the reward.
b. Rewards remain current for three years and can be renewed for additional terms of up to three years each.
- Distribution of Rewards:
a. The Chief of Police manages the administration of rewards.
b. The Chief will submit any recommendations regarding disbursement of reward funds to claimants to the Commission for approval.
c. No Commissioner, Commission staff, sworn member, non-sworn member of the Edmonton Police Service, or immediate family member will receive a reward for the apprehension of a suspect, or wanted persons, or for supplying information.
d. Rewards will not be given to persons whose knowledge arose through their own participation in the criminal activity.
September 17, 2015
November 30, 2007