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Aberdeen to be cleared

A police camera is currently installed on the corner of Aberdeen and William Streets, ready to be activated for
Homecoming weekend.Continue...

Second Homecoming sees tamer crowd

Heavy rain led most students indoors and off Aberdeen St. for the second weekend of Homecoming, with less arrests and tickets issued as a result.Continue...

Mayor takes issue to Principal over Homecoming

Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen is calling for the University to cover the City’s policing costs following Saturday’s unsanctioned Aberdeen St. party.Continue...

Homecoming returns to Aberdeen

Kingston police were out in full force Saturday night, deploying up to 80 officers on Aberdeen St. and the surrounding area.Continue...

The cost of a kegger

This September, scores of first-year students will set out to explore the streets of Kingston. Many of them will drift away from campus and into the Student Ghetto, searching for their first university kegger.Continue...

Street stays tame

At its peak on Saturday night, Aberdeen Street had approximately 500 revelers — a much smaller turnout than in previous years.Continue...

#BlackLivesMatter, reforming police, and Kingston

Following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis officers, there was widescale change in how we view policing across North America.Continue...

In lieu of police intervention, we need response teams for mental health crises

Police are trained to deal with criminals, not mental health crises. We need separate response teams for these scenarios, and sooner rather than later.Continue...

How police television shows contribute to 'copaganda'

Cop media wrongly idealizes the police, regardless of how diverse it gets.Continue...

Special constables have the potential to make students feel less safe, not more

Introducing special constables to university campuses has become increasingly popular in recent years but fails to acknowledge the negative impact this might have on students.Continue...

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