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St. Patrick’s parties drizzled out

This past Monday, the streets were filled with shivering students dressed in green for the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.Continue...

Toss the costs

The first Homecoming weekend has brought on yet another debate about policing costs and student behaviour. While the weekend’s celebrations triggered many students to gather on Aberdeen St., and Queen’s has contributed to policing costs in the past, renewing such an agreement would be unjust.Continue...

Police crack down on campus cyclists

Last Wednesday, the Kingston Police Force (KPF) issued 42 tickets and 18 warnings for cycling violations.Continue...

Mudslide sparks search for body of Queen’s alumnus

New Zealand police announced last week that they are scaling back their search for missing Queen’s alumnus Connor Hayes.Continue...

Police to take preventative measures for Homecoming weekend

The Kingston Police Force (KPF) is taking a preventative approach to this year’s Homecoming celebrations, with a special focus on using social media.Continue...

Possible abuse with taser use

Peel Regional Police recently tasered an 80-year-old woman named lole Pasquale, who has dementia and wandered away from her Mississauga home late at night. While she was allegedly carrying a knife which she “wouldn’t relinquish,” this event should make all Ontarians wary of the fact that more front-line police officers will be carrying tasers in this province.Continue...

St. Patrick’s Day weekend wrap-up

St. Patrick’s Day weekend saw six additional police officers on duty and approximately 20 squad cars on patrol, said Constable Steve Koopman.Continue...

Holiday crime a concern

The number of breaking and entering offences in the Student Ghetto reaches its annual spike over the winter holidays.Continue...

Police methods need inquiry

More than 100 riot police forcefully dispersed a student protest at McGill University on Nov. 10.

A university campus is a place where peaceful protests should happen without consequence, and the police intervention at McGill was inappropriate and only escalated the situation.Continue...

Fauxcoming 2011

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