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University of Alberta, Faculty of Law (Centre)

2nd Floor, Moot Court Room

111 Street and 89 Avenue

Edmonton, AB

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Court Orientation & Mock Trial Class -- is currently cancelled until further notice.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

As a precautionary measure related to COVID-19, Edmonton Police Service Crime and Trauma-Informed Support Services (CTSS) will be suspending the Court Orientation and Mock Trial Class and Court Accompaniment until  further notice.  At this time, the classroom at the University of Alberta continues to remain closed.  As we reassess the situation, we will keep you informed.

If you have received a subpoena to attend court, please contact the Crown Prosecutor's office at 780-422-1111 to confirm if the matter will be proceeding as scheduled.  If yes, contact the CTSS Court Support Program at 780-391-4078 or by email at ctss@edmontonpolice.ca and we will provide you with telephone/email support.

Thank you for your understanding and patience during this difficult time.

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The Edmonton Police Service Crime and Trauma-Informed Support Services (formerly Victim Services Unit) offers court orientation classes for adults that will assist victims and witnesses in preparing for an upcoming trial or preliminary hearing.

Court Orientation and Mock Trial

This formal court orientation class will familiarize victims and witnesses with court procedures, explain courtroom personnel and their roles, and offer ways to cope with the fears and concerns that many people experience. As well, the class offers victims and witnesses the opportunity to observe and/or participate in a mock trial. Our hope is to make victims and witnesses feel more comfortable when testifying in court.

This class is held twice per month at 6:30pm. The duration of the class is approximately 2.5 hours. Pre-registration is required.  Bringing a support person (family member or friend) is permitted.  Pre-registration for your support person is NOT required.

The location is the University of Alberta Faculty of Law, Moot Court Room. 2nd Floor, 111 Street and 89 Avenue. There is no charge for parking.

For information on how to complete your Victim Impact Statement, or make a Request for Restitution, visit the Solicitor General website at:

https://www.alberta.ca/help-for-victims-of-crime.aspx.

If you require additional assistance, please contact the Crime and Trauma-Informed Support Services at 780-421-2217 or by email at ctss@edmontonpolice.ca   Please provide the police occurrence number.

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University of Alberta, Faculty of Law (Centre)

2nd Floor, Moot Court Room

111 Street and 89 Avenue

Edmonton, AB

Canada

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