University District Safety Initiative

Homecoming saw increase in arrests, tickets issued

According to Kingston Police, a total of 128 charges were laid during Queen’s Homecoming weekend, an increase from 85 charges issued in 2018.

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‘Our community expects better’: Kingston Police respond to Homecoming

The three reported criminal incidents occurred on Saturday with police laying charges for one of the incidents, while the rest remain under investigation.Continue...

Mayoral hopeful Rob Matheson criticizes Safety Initiative

In an interview with The Journal , Mayoral candidate Rob Matheson said the University District Safety Initiative (UDSI), was a “sledgehammer” in place of a “fly swatter.”Continue...

Mayor, University defend safety initiative amid controversy

At AMS Assembly held last Thursday, Mayor Bryan Paterson and then-Acting Principal Tom Harris defended the University District Safety Initiative to attendees.Continue...

Over 100 party-goers to appear in court under new Initiative

Four days after students arrived at Queen’s, Kingston Police ticketed 115 people for six different violations under the new University District Safety Initiative.Continue...

Expanding the scope of student conduct

Criminal records shouldn’t be a cost associated with repairing the University’s reputational damage within the Kingston community.Continue...