End of lockdown and search at Atlantic Institution 

News release

19 August, 2019 – Renous, New Brunswick – Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Atlantic Institution on August 13, 2019 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

A number of unauthorized items and some contraband were found during the exceptional search.

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 have resumed.



Libby Dutcher
A/Assistant Warden, Management Services
Atlantic Institution

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