Serious Crimes Branch

The Alberta RCMP Serious Crimes Branch (SCB) is responsible to lead or support investigations throughout the province. The SCB has many investigative units and support units which provide expertise in several areas, including:

  • homicides;
  • serious persons' crimes;
  • child abuse;
  • multi-jurisdictional offences;
  • complex investigations; and
  • investigations making use of advanced investigative techniques.

The SCB supports Alberta RCMP detachments by taking on or supporting advanced investigations. Also, the SCB provides guidance and mentorship to investigators.

The SCB has many investigative and support units, including:

Investigations within the Serious Crimes Branch use the principles of Major Case Management.

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