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Calgary Herald: Restoration of historic police barracks stirs memories of notorious murder and hanging

Sep 07, 2016

In 1922, in the final months of the prohibition era, two bootleggers gunned down Const. Stephen Lawson in front of the Alberta Provincial Police Barracks Building in Coleman, Alta. Now, the Crowsnest Historical Society has launched a project to restore the famous barracks and preserve the memory of the tragedy.

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