Jul 13, 2017 · The Adult Alternative Measures Program (AMP), is a diversion program that is designed for individuals who have no criminal record (or a dated criminal record), and who have been charged with a minor criminal offence.
In Canada, this is known as theft under $5000, and it is generally regarded as a “less serious” offence, compared to larger scale crimes, such as the theft of cars, or more comprehensive forms of business fraud. Theft over $5000 is considered a criminal offence and is treated as such, with up to 10 years of incarceration as a possible.
Under the Alberta Adult Alternative Measures Program, a series of offences that occur out of the same incident, e.g., a series of thefts on the same day is to be treated as being one offence for the purpose of determining program eligibility.
Apr 17, 2011 · I am looking for advice from those who have expereienced something similar to my case or have any useful insight in dealing with this process. I was first arrested for theft under $5000 around 6 months ago for a $20 item from Superstore. I went through the alternative measures program so I wouldn't get a criminal record. I was recently arrested for a seocnd time for theft under $5000 again for Status: Open.