Susan Hughson, QC has been permanently appointed as the executive director of the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) following a competitive recruitment process.
Hughson brings significant experience to the position, with more than 23 years of experience as a crown prosecutor. Since July 2014, Hughson has been acting in this role. Previously, she was the Director of Appeals for the province, preceded by years in the Edmonton Prosecution Office and the Appeals Branch.
ASIRT’s mandate is to effectively, independently, and objectively investigate incidents involving Alberta’s police that have resulted in serious injury or death to any person, as well as serious or sensitive allegations of police misconduct.