Security programs

The Security Programs department is part of the Law Enforcement and Oversight Branch of the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General.  The Branch administers the Security Services and Investigators Act, Peace Officer Act, Body Armour Control Act, First Nations Policing and Law Enforcement Professional Standards for the Province of Alberta.

Under the Security Services and Investigators Act the Security Programs department is responsible for oversight, licensing and compliance for the security, investigator and locksmith services industries in Alberta.

Questions about training and testing

To get answers to your questions, call:

Security Programs
Phone: 1-877-462-0791
Hours: 8:15 am-12 pm, 1-4:30 pm
Open Mon-Fri, closed statutory holidays

Note: The typical processing time for individual licence applications is 6-8 weeks.

Other Contact Information

Our staff is available to assist you Monday to Friday from 8:15 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (except statutory holidays).

Security Programs
PO Box 1023 Station Main
Edmonton AB  T5J 2M1

Fax: 780-427-4670
Email: ssia.registrar@gov.ab.ca
Website: www.securityprograms.alberta.ca
 

Complaints Coordinator -  Peace Officer & Security Programs
9th Floor, 10365-97 Street
Edmonton AB  T5J 3W7

Phone: 1-800-462-0791
Fax: 780-427-4670
Email: POProgram@gov.ab.ca

Accreditation Analyst, Training Programs
9th Floor, 10365-97 Street
Edmonton AB  T5J 3W7

Fax: 780-427-4670
Email:

solgps.training@gov.ab.ca