Police Interpretive CentreYouthLink Calgary
YouthLink Calgary, where Police Interpretive Centre unfold, spanning from the city's past to the present. As a non-profit organization deeply rooted in crime prevention, community policing, and historical preservation, they offer an innovative educational approach through various programs and events targeting students, youth, adults, families, and the wider community.
Embark on a journey down Police Street, delving into captivating stories that encapsulate Calgary's history. Their interactive and informative exhibits showcase the city's true-crime events, ranging from the notorious Black Friday to the perplexing mysteries of the mummy killings.
Calgary Police Service: Exhibits
Step into the world of the Calgary Police Service's specialty units, including the Canine Unit and Forensic Crime Scene teams. Immerse yourself in the experiences of these specialized officers by exploring the tools they employ in both conventional and unique crime-solving methods.
Safe for Life Zones
At the core of their crime prevention efforts lie the Safe For Life zones. These interactive exhibits guide students and visitors on making informed decisions when confronted with contemporary societal challenges such as drugs, healthy relationships, digital citizenship, and gang involvement. Engaging, informative, and enjoyable, these zones empower individuals to navigate complex issues safely.
Preserving Calgary Police History
YouthLink Calgary proudly hosts Alberta's most extensive collection of policing artifacts, representing a rich tapestry of law enforcement history. The museum showcases uniforms, weapons, vehicles, historic case files, and evidence.
- Uniform Collection: Over 2000 items, including shirts, pants, boots, belts, gloves, and headwear.
- Regalia Pieces: More than 4000 pieces, encompassing pins, buttons, badges, uniform flashes, and medals.
- Evolution of Photography: Over 1000 artifacts illustrating the transformation of science and photography throughout the 20th century.
- Tools and Equipment: A diverse collection, from radios and computers to radar guns, breathalyzers, body armor, and more.