Members, Law Enforcement Review Board

Government of Alberta - Minister of Justice & Solicitor General
Posting Date:
Sep 20, 2022
Government of Alberta - Minister of Justice & Solicitor General
Oct 05, 2022


The Minister of Justice and Solicitor General is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a part-time board member of the Law Enforcement Review Board. Established under the Alberta Police Act, the Board provides an independent civilian review of public complaints concerning police officer conduct. The Board is a quasi-judicial appeal tribunal that hears appeals by citizens or police officers from discipline decisions made by chiefs of police and by disciplinary hearing officers. Appeals are typically heard by panels of three members. As a Board member, you will participate in, and at times preside over hearings, conduct impartial reviews of extensive and complex police service investigations or disciplinary proceedings, consider the submissions of parties, the law and the evidence, and write formal appeal decisions.


Ideal candidates demonstrate a clear record of participating in transparent and principled adjudicative decision processes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are vital. Strong inter-personal and collaborative skills, experience in a consensus-based team environment, and demonstrated fairness and integrity are essential.

Knowledge of administrative proceedings, experience interpreting and applying legislation, conducting hearings, prior board or committee experience or leadership experience is preferred. The Board welcomes candidates presenting varied backgrounds, careers, community roles, and geographical representation.

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Remuneration is by honorarium for time spent attending review hearings and conducting other board business. The board members’ expenses are reimbursed in accordance to the Government of Alberta’s Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses Policy.

An equivalent of five to seven days per month maybe required for board activities, depending upon case load. Hearings are scheduled three months in advance and members must be available to participate in board hearings scheduled during regular business hours. However, file reviews, hearing preparation, decision writing and review may be conducted after hours or on weekends.


Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.

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