Thanks to the Archives Society of Alberta for helping us preserve a piece of Calgary history

YouthLink was fortunate to receive a $7,500 grant from the Archives Society of Alberta this past year for a project to restore our 1904-1920 mug shot book. The uniqueness of this book is unquestionable – it is comprised of photographic material, handwritten material, notes, over 1700 photographs, and represents years of labour by multiple police identification service members. It contains rich history and stories – the stories of outlaws, career criminals, and the downtrodden and misunderstood. They’re all in the mugshot book! Unfortunately, this book was degrading and desperately in need of repair. Luckily, the Archives Society of Alberta came to our rescue with a conservation grant. Read More

Your Impact on Calgary Will Last

"What I will miss the most is their smiles." Stephen Deng, Calgary Police Auxiliary Cadet. Read More

Halloween CSI Open House

October 29, 2016 10:00 am - 4:00pm Read More

NEW CSI Jr. Program

CSI Jr. is a brand new interactive experience that will challenge Junior Investigators to learn the required and very-real skills of a Forensic Crime Scenes Officer. Participants will be put to the test to investigate a life-like crime scene created in our centre, and be challenged to solve the crime as a team. Courage, Vigilance and Pride are always required, as is quick thinking and following your instincts. Read More

New Summer Hours

From July 5 - September 3, 2016 WE ARE OPEN Tuesday to Saturday 10:00AM-4:00PM Read More

VIDEO: New Calgary Police Program Helps Students Deal With Serious Issues

Wed, May 11: The YouthLink police school teaches kids how to stay away from drugs, gangs and bullying. Tara Robinson joins Global Calgary with more details. Read More

VIDEO: YouthLink Police School to stay in Calgary after successful pilot for at-risk kids

Tue, May 10: The YouthLink Police School is a week-long pilot project open to Grade 6 Calgary students taught by local officers. The program has proved so successful that it will launch permanently in September. Read More

Marijuana's negative impact on teenage brains should influence its legalization, say experts

The latest research says marijuana is more harmful that most Canadians think, especially for young people with growing brains, members of an expert panel said Friday. Read More

YouthLink Participates in Shaw #PinkShirtPromise Campaign

YouthLink is proud to participate and support the Shaw #PinkShirtPromise campaign running from Feb. 9 – 24th, 2016. Read More

Summer Police Camps at YouthLink!

CALLING ALL RECRUITS! Be one of our very first junior officers in training at YouthLink Police Summer Camp! Experience our brand new, state-of-the-art interpretive centre, meet real police officers and see if you have what it takes to be a member of the Calgary Police Service. Read More

VIDEO: CBC "YouthLink Interpretive Centre opens at Calgary police headquarters"

Guns, gangs, police dogs and cybercrimes: those are just a few of the areas of policing children can explore at Calgary Police Service's new YouthLink Interpretive Centre. Read More

ARTICLE: Calgary Sun "New YouthLink Interpretive Centre aims to help educate kids about crime"

With the unlocking of a ceremonial handcuff ribbon, the newest city police weapon in its arsenal was unleashed Monday. It’s hoped the $5 million YouthLink Interpretive Centre and its informative, hands-on exhibits will help steer kids away from crime. Read More

YouthLink Newsletter: Dec. 2015

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VIDEO: Ask an Addict

Throughout 2015, illicit fentanyl has become a public health crisis across Alberta and many parts of Canada. We've reached out to an unusual partner to share the real truths behind fentanyl use in Calgary - Meet Reanne. Read More

Article: Comfort & Bicycle Joy - Calgary Herald

Calgary Police Chief Roger Chaffin shares the story of an off-duty officer teaching two Sudanese men to bicycle. Read More

Enbridge Blog: Calgary’s YouthLink facility: Encouraging kids to make positive life decisions

A CAPTIVATING FACILITY: The newly reopened YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre, supported by Enbridge, is designed to help kids make positive decisions around five areas -- healthy relationships, bullying, gangs, substance abuse and online safety. “Normally when you build a museum, you build exhibits around the artefacts,” Waites explains. “We built the exhibits around learning objectives and lesson plans." Read More

Used Hockey Equipment Donations Needed for PowerPlay

PowerPlay, a Calgary Police Service youth program, is now in its fifth season and is in need of good, used youth hockey equipment to support this bridge-building program. Read More

VIDEO: Sept. 28, 2015 - Global TV "YouthLink Lifts the Veil"

WATCH: A 30 million dollar police interpretive center for kids and adults opens Friday and its unlike any other in North America. Doug Vaessen reports. Read More

Let's Talk about Healthy Relationships

Everyone has relationships. Why is it that most people don’t talk about healthy relationships? Why don’t we learn about how to have relationships at school like we do in subjects like math or science? Read More

New Bikes for Stephen & Yang!

Thanks to a generous donation from the Calgary Police Service, Mountain Bike Unit, two Auxiliary Cadets get their first bikes! Read More

Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month

October is Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month Read More