Component 1 - Corrections & Sheriff Services

The Corrections and Sheriff Services Component includes members who work as Deputy Sheriffs in B.C. Sheriff Services and as Correctional Officers at provincial prisons throughout British Columbia. 

Bargaining Updates

Apr 8, 2014

A reminder to all members who receive reimbursement for professional fees per Clause 27.26 of the 17th Master agreement.

Jan 6, 2014

The BCGEU is holding information sessions across the province to discuss the tentative 17th Master Agreement for members in the public service.

Dec 11, 2013

The Public Service Master Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement for the over 25,000 union members working in the public service across the province.


Component News

Oct 9, 2014

On October 8, 2014 the BCGEU Classifications representative met with members of the Corrections Classification Focus Group (Dean Purdy Component 1 Vice President, Brian Campbell Component 1 2nd Vic

Oct 9, 2014

Your Corrections and Sheriff Services Component scheduled a meeting with Court Services to discuss issues of ongoing concern to Deputy Sheriffs.

Oct 6, 2014

Mt. Polley acknowledgement highlights need to boost environmental protection


Media Coverage

Sep 18, 2014

An inquest into the death of an inmate at North Fraser Pretrial Centre has determined that the man committed suicide by leaping to his death from a third-floor walkway some have dubbed “the flight

Sep 18, 2014

A former provincial jail guard who says he was forced to work in the same Vancouver Island institution that housed an inmate accused of brutally beating and sexually assaulting the guard’s sister h

Sep 12, 2014

Nine assaults by inmates on corrections officers so far this year at  Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre (in the above photo) have the B.C.


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