End of lockdown and search at Mission Institution – Medium security unit

News release

January 16, 2019 – Mission, British Columbia – Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Mission Institution on January 10, 2019 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to have contraband brought into correctional institutions.

Visits to the institution will resume on Saturday, January 19, 2019.



Chad Sterling
Acting Assistant Warden Management Services
Mission Institution

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