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Bagot Street near Hotel Dieu HospitalAugust 26, 2011 - Indecent Exposure Incident Reported

During the late evening of August 25, Campus Security received a second-hand report that a male individual had exposed himself to a female on Bagot Street near the Hotel Dieu Hospital.

The suspect was briefly described as possibly being a First Nations male, approximately 5'8" in height, wearing a light blue sweater.

A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

Campus Security encourages members of the Queen's community to avoid walking alone when possible, especially during the evening or at night.

AMS Walkhome Service is available for accompanied walks by calling 613-533-9255 (613-533-WALK). 
According to their website, Walkhome's service boundaries are: south to Lake Ontario, west to West Campus, north to York St. (a few blocks north of Princess Street) and to east to Ontario street.  Their Summer hours of operation are from 9pm to 1am.

If you require a 'safe walk' from one area of campus to another after Walkhome's hours of operation, you can contact Campus Security at 613-533-6080 or by using a campus emergency "blue light" phone, any campus payphone (free to call), or assistance phone.


August 12, 2011 - Suspicious Person Reported

Campus Security is seeking a suspicious person encountered in offices at the JDUC and Richardson Hall just before noon today.

UPDATE: Due to a quick response to this issued Alert (sent to Alert-Listserve email subscribers and Twitter followers), the suspect was soon located, identified, and issued a Notice of Prohibition - banning him from University property. Kingston City Police were also notified of the individual and incidents.

The individual is described (updated) as:

- 50 year old Caucasian man,
- approximately 5'9" tall with a fit / average build,

- short gray hair with a two day growth of beard,
- tattoo on his left bicep,

- and has a small cyst under his right ear.

He was wearing:

- narrow square wire rimmed glasses,
- a tan color (later reported to be wearing a black) t-shirt & 'carpenter jeans'. The black t-shirt had image of a cobra snake with writing around it.
- red (later reported to be wearing a camo color) baseball cap
- blue & white with gold mesh running shoes
- and carrying a tan color backpack

Members of the Queen's University community are asked to call the Emergency Report Centre at 613-533-6111 immediately if you encounter this person on campus.


May 30, 2011 - Suspicious Person Report

Campus Security is seeking a suspicious person seen on Campus earlier today.

The individual, who is not a Queen's student, is described as:

- 23 year old Asian male,
- 6'2" tall with an average build,
- short black hair, combed forward,
- recently seen with a 2 or 3 day beard growth & wearing rectangular wired-rimmed glasses.

He was also seen wearing:

- a navy blue zippered hoodie with a patch on the left arm that says "Dept. of Forestry B.L.N.T.S Corps 1984" and with a buttoned pocket on the front left,
- white University of Toronto t-shirt,
- blue jeans,
- white Air Jordon sneakers with a grey stripe along the sole,
- no socks.

The man may be carrying a reusable "Metro" grocery bag with an Acer brand computer inside.

Members of the Queen's University community are asked to call the Emergency Report Centre at 613-533-6111 if you encounter this person on campus.


May 11, 2011 - Aggressive Birds on Campus

UPDATE: Read the Queen's News Centre article: Nesting Birds on Campus


May 11, 2011 - Reissued Alert for Suspicious Person

An Alert is being reissued for individual who was found on campus on March 28th. Campus Security has reason to believe this individual may have returned to campus.

He is described as: 

- a Caucasian man in his late 20s, 
- 6' tall and 200 lbs with a stocky build,
- short brown hair,
- a dark color tattoo on his left shoulder that may be visible at the neckline,
- and a piercing in his left eyebrow near his temple.

- On previous occasions, he was wearing a dark color ball cap and red/burgundy fleece zip-up top. Also observed carrying a black case with "Derma Globe" written on it in large letters.

If you observe and individual matching this description, or other suspicious activity on campus, please contact the Emergency Report Centre at 613-533-6111.


May 9, 2011 - Suspicious Person Report

Campus Security is issuing an alert for an individual seen attempting to access Watson Hall and Robert Sutherland building on May 8.

Kingston Police were called to the scene and charged the individual with Trespass to Property.

He was briefly described as:

- a Caucasian man in his early 40s,
- unkempt hair,
- at the time of this incident, he was wearing dark clothing and a tan color ball cap,
- also carrying a backpack

If you see this person on campus, please contact the Emergency Report Centre immediately at 613-533-6111.


April 29, 2011 - Suspicious Person Report

UPDATE:  Soon after this alert was posted, the individual was again observed on main campus. Campus Security attended and he was subsequently arrested by Kingston City Police.

Campus Security is issuing an alert for an individual served with a Notice of Prohibition, prohibiting him from University property, on Thursday April 28.

The man - observed this week in both the JDUC and Stauffer Library - was also the subject of an alert in August 2010, and is known to our department as well as Kingston City Police.

He is described as:

- Caucasian male in his mid-20s
- brown eyes
- tall (6' +) with a thin build
- short, dark brown hair (combed forward, no part)
- short, dark brown beard

He was recently seen wearing:

- a dark blue shirt (t-shirt?),
- grey and gold wind breaker with hood and "Firefly" written in gold lettering on the left sleeve.
- grey sweat pants (well worn)
- navy blue running shoes with white bottoms

If you see this individual on campus, please contact the Emergency Report Centre immediately at 613-533-6111.


April 15, 2011: Suspicious Person Report

UPDATE: Within an hour of issuing this alert, the individual was observed and reported by a member of the Queen's community at the same location.

Both Campus Security and Kingston Police attended, and the individual was subsequently taken into custody by KPS and issued a Notice of Prohibition - banning him from University property - by our department.

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Campus Security is issuing a second alert for a male individual who appeared to be intoxicated and exhibited odd behaviour yesterday at the south end of the Tindall track around 3:40pm.

He is described as:
- a Caucasian male in his mid-20s,
- 6' tall with an average build,
- dark brown hair, with a thin beard and moustache
- may go by the name "Saffy"

At the time of these incidents, he was wearing:
- a green T-shirt with a dark cardigan over top, dark denim pants, and light coloured shoes.
- a "trucker-style" mesh cap, worn backwards, with a sports team logo on the front.

He also had a dark green Schwinn Bicycle and large headphones around his neck.

If you observe this individual on campus, please phone the Emergency Report Centre at 613-533-6111.


March 28, 2011: Suspicious Person / Theft Reported

Campus Security has received reports about a suspicious man seen on campus today, earlier observed loitering in the JDUC and later trying to open office doors in Watson Hall. 

He is described as being in his late 20s, 6' tall and 200 lbs with a stocky build and short brown hair. He was wearing a dark color ball cap, and red/burgundy fleece zip-up top.

The individual may also be carrying a black case with "Derma Globe" written on it in large letters.

If you observe an individual matching this description, or other suspicious activity on campus, please contact the Emergency Report Centre at 613-533-6111.


March 1, 2011: Suspicious Person Reported

Campus Security is seeking a male individual who exhibited odd behaviour while engaging with members of the Queen's community yesterday afternoon. The male approached a female student in the vicinity of Lower Albert and Queen's Crescent at around 4pm and also attended the Film Studies House on Stuart Street soon afterwards.

He is described as:

- a Caucasian male in his mid-20s,
- 6' tall with an average build,
- clean shaven with short dark hair.

At the time of these incidents, he was wearing:
- dark green wrap-around sunglasses,
- a grey, flat-topped peaked cotton cap with a skull and cross bones symbol printed on the front,
- thick, medium length coat (possible olive green in colour),
- may have been wearing grey jeans, black shoes, black leather wrist bands w. metal studs on both wrists, and grey or black finger-less gloves.

If you observe this individual on campus, please contact the Emergency Report Centre at 613-533-6111.


January 27, 2011: Student Rental Scam Reported

Campus Security has been informed that students answering an apartment / house rental ad on a popular classifieds website now believe it was a scam that solicits personal information from prospective renters. Perpetrators may be intending to use this information for identity theft and/or financial fraud.

Students and other members of the University community are advised to use caution when answering ads for rental properties; especially online ads.

If you have concerns or questions regarding these matters, contact Town-Gown Relations on their website or by calling (613) 533-6745.


January 27, 2011: Phishing Email Scam on Campus

Queen's University ITS has been reporting multiple phishing / scam emails being sent to Queen's accounts that attempt to collect user names and passwords.

Do not reply to these emails or visit any website links that may be included in emails that mention username & password issues, even it appears to be legitimate.  You will never be emailed "out of the blue" by ITS with a request for your user name and password.

If you get an email that does appear to be genuine, call ITS Support for confirmation at 613-533-6666 (internally #36666).


January 12, 2011: Suspicious Individual Sought

Campus Security is seeking a male individual who was observed today inside the Biosciences Complex and Cataraqui Building on main campus. The man appears to be under the influence of a substance and may have been involved in personal property theft.

He is described as:

- Caucasian male between 18 and 20 years old,
- approximately 5'6" tall with a medium build,
- sandy blond medium length wavy hair,
- last seen wearing very low-riding, baggy jeans and a black bomber-style jacket with fur lining the hood.

Members of the Queen's University community are asked to call the Emergency Report Centre at 613-533-6111 immediately if he is seen.


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