Click here to see a map of Queen's Campus with locations, information and pictures for most University buildingsSeptember 2001 
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September 30, 6:52 pm: Biosciences Complex - A building custodian reported he'd observed a suspicious male on the third and then main floor of the building.  When the individual noticed he'd been seen by the custodian, he "took off" outside and towards Barrie Street.  A subsequent search of the building determined all areas were secure except a second floor door that was found propped.  The suspect is described as a tall, thin man with a beard and "messy" hair.  At the time of this incident he was wearing a brown jacket and carrying a big bag.

September 9, 9:46 pm: Campus - Security staff at Kingston General Hospital contacted the ERC to report they'd just dealt with a suspicious individual who had been loitering around the hospital's main entrance.  When he was first observed and asked if he required assistance, he did not respond and then ran off when their Security officer approached him.  He ran into the nearby underground garage on Stuart Street and then exited about 10 minutes later, aimed a laser pointer at them, and then rode westward on a bicycle.  The Security Supervisor and a Security Patrol searched the Campus, including the Residences area, but were unable to relocate the individual.  The suspect was described as being a Native male with long dark hair, approximately 6' tall, with some letters tattooed on his right arm. At the time of this incident he was wearing a grey tank top or muscle shirt, blue shorts, white sneakers, had a black backpack and was riding a green mountain bike.

Campus Security has dealt with 103 incidents classified as "Suspicious Persons" this year as of September 1st. There were 210 such incidents in 2000, 248 in 1999, and 201 in 1998 . Please contact Campus Security (533-6111) immediately in these situations.  

September 30, 00:39 am: Waldron Tower - A Security Patrol reported finding a very intoxicated student vomiting outside the Stauffer Library. The Security Supervisor attended the scene and soon afterwards the student, accompanied by a few friends, walked off towards Waldron Tower.  At 1:24 am, the Waldron Tower desk clerk reported the same individual and friends were waiting for an ambulance at the main doors.  The Security Supervisor attended and canceled the ambulance request at 1:31, reporting that the student would be taken to nearby KGH by his friends via a wheelchair they'd picked up at KGH Emergency.

September 29, 3:02 am: Student Housing Area - A student residing on Albert Street called the ERC to report her housemate was unconscious and vomiting and requested advice.  The caller was immediately transferred to Regional Ambulance Dispatch and information was provided.

September 29, 2:24 am: JDUC - An AMS student constable reported an intoxicated patron was responsive but slipping in and out of consciousness. Both Security and Queen's First Aid were informed to attend and an ambulance was requested at 2:28 am.  QFA tended to the individual until paramedics arrived at 2:48 am, and the patron was transported to KGH a few minutes later.

September 29, 1:10 am: JDUC - A student constable called the ERC to request Queen's First Aid attend for a patron who was slipping in and out of consciousness and was unresponsive.  Both Security and QFA were informed to attend and at 1:17 am an ambulance was requested as well. Paramedics were on scene at 1:22 am and transported the individual, who was not a Queen's student, to hospital soon afterwards.

September 29, 00:40 am: Jean Royce Hall - The ERC received a report that a resident was extremely intoxicated, vomiting and unable to walk.  The caller requested an ambulance and both Regional Dispatch and the Security Supervisor were informed to attend. Security was first on scene with paramedics arriving soon afterwards, later transporting the student and a friend to KGH.

September 28, 11:39 pm: Waldron Tower - The ERC received a call from KGH Security reporting a very intoxicated Queen's student by the emergency ramp of the hospital.  Queen's Security attended the scene and was informed that the student refused medical treatment and just wanted to get back to his room at Waldron Tower.  The student was escorted to his residence and left in the care of the floor don for the night.  However, just as Security was about to clear the scene, they heard a loud come from the student's room and entered to find he had fallen and hit his head on a shelf. The student suffered a cut above his eye and Security tended to the injury until Queen's First Aid arrived.  QFA dressed the wound and both they and the student were escorted to KGH Emerg by Security.

Note that Security dealt with two serious medical assistance incidents over the weekend that involved complications resulting from use of GHB and the use of Ecstasy. 

September 27, 3:14 am: Jean Royce Hall - The ERC received a call that a student had burned their hand while cooking in the residence.  The Security Supervisor attended and transported both the injured student and a friend to KGH for treatment, returning them to Campus when they finished up at 4:35 am.

September 25, 8:45 am: Chown Hall - A residence floor senior called the ERC to report a student just experienced a medical problem and she was unsure if the student was fine or not.  As the student was conscious and responsive, the Security Supervisor and Queen's First Aid were requested to attend.  When Security arrived at the room, the student was responsive but disoriented - an ambulance was requested and when QFA arrived, the Security Supervisor went down to meet paramedics as they were arriving out front. The student was taken to KGH by ambulance at 9:28 for assessment and then transported back to campus by Security when she was released at 3:30 pm.

September 23, 00:18 am: JDUC - An AMS student constable requested Queen's First Aid attend to a patron who'd cut his hand with a broken beer bottle.  QFA was not on duty and Security was dispatched to the scene.  The Security Supervisor administered first aid for two minor cuts on the patron's fingers and cleared the scene at 00:28 am.

September 22, 11:48 pm: JDUC - An AMS student constable contacted Campus Security to request an ambulance be called for a female patrol who had fallen at the top of the stairway leading to Alfie's Pub, briefly losing consciousness.  Regional ambulance and the Security Supervisor were informed to attend with Security arriving first to find the patron conscious and feeling better.  She was convinced to remain until paramedics arrived soon afterwards and assessed her condition.  They concluded that she did not require hospitalization and ensured she had someone to monitor her for the remainder of the night. Security cleared the incident at 11:57 pm. 

September 21, 00:55 am: JDUC - An AMS student constable requested assistance with a student who was leaving the pub but could not get a drive from any of the taxi drivers outside as she was extremely intoxicated.  Security attended the scene and arranged for a student constable and a Security Patrol to provide an escort to her home nearby.  There they ensured a (sober) housemate would monitor her condition for the night.

September 20, 8:34 am: Stirling Hall - A staff member called to report a student on crutches just fell inside the building's entrance and might require medical attention.  The Security Supervisor and Queen's First Aid were informed to attend and the ERC soon received a call from Regional Ambulance that they had also been called to the scene. Security was on scene first, with QFA arriving immediately afterwards followed closely by paramedics.  The student was transported to hospital by ambulance and was transported back to campus by Security later in the morning. 

September 20, 3:40 am: JDUC - The ERC received a report that a man either fell of a chair and injured himself or was having a seizure in a computer bay near the Queen's Pub.  The Security Supervisor arrived on scene to find the individual conscious but disoriented and displaying unusual behaviour.  Regional Ambulance was requested to attend and paramedics were on scene within a few minutes.  The unidentified patient was transported by ambulance to Kingston General Hospital for assessment.

September 20, 2:14 am: Victoria Hall - A student called the ERC to report her friend was struck in the head by a falling branch while walking home from a bar, and they are concerned as the wound had bled for a while. The Security Supervisor and a Patrol met up with the caller and her friend and thought the wound might require a few stitches.  They were transported to hospital by Security and then returned to their residence when they finished up shortly afterwards.

September 19, 3:02 pm: Biosciences Complex - The ERC received a call from a staff member reporting a student had passed out in a hallway and requested Security and Queen's First Aid attend.  The Security Supervisor and QFA were informed and Security was on scene by approximately 3:05 with QFA arriving 2 minutes later.  The student was conscious at that time but after being assessed by QFA it was suggested that she be checked out at KGH.  Security provided transport for the student and QFA to hospital and then transported the student back to Campus when they finished up at 6:58 pm. 

September 19, 11:53 am: Ban Righ Hall - Kitchen staff reported a student requested they have an ambulance called for another student who was experiencing heart problems.  Regional ambulance, the Security Supervisor and Queen's First Aid were informed to attend.  Security arrived within minutes and reported that the student with the heart problems apparently decided to walk to the hospital with a friend instead of waiting for an ambulance..
QFA and Regional Ambulance were canceled and the Security Supervisor tried to locate the student in the area between the residence and the hospital without success.

September 13, 10:48 pm: JDUC - A student constable called the ERC to request Queen's First Aid attend for a patron who had a deep cut on her finger.  Security also attended and at 10:56 advised he was attending to a second report of an injured patron. Both parties were tended to by QFA and then transported with them to Kingston General Hospital.  Security provided transportation back to their residences when contacted at 2:30 am.

September 8, 1:59 pm: Campus - The ERC received a call requesting an ambulance attend Kingston Field for a female who had suffered a back injury and was experiencing problems breathing.  Regional ambulance dispatch, the Security Supervisor, and Queen's First Aid were informed to attend, with Security arriving first to find the individual, a visiting student from McGill University, conscious and being tended to by a doctor who was nearby.  Queen's First Aid arrived next, followed by paramedics who transported the patient and a friend to KGH Emergency.

September 6, 9:50 pm: Mackintosh Corry Hall - A Queen's Gael contacted the ERC to report one of their Frosh was experiencing some distress, and the Security Supervisor was informed to attend.  The Frosh and one of the Gaels were transported to KGH by Security at 10:00 pm as a precaution and were transported back to Campus when they finished up at 00:40 am.

September 5, 2:22 pm: Summerhill - A student activated an Emergency Phone and requested Queen's First Aid meet with him on the field south of Summerhill to tend to some minor cuts and scratches suffered during a Frosh event.  QFA were paged by the ERC and dispatched to the scene. They reported clearing the incident shortly afterwards.

September 5, 2:33 am: Morris Hall - The Emergency Report Center received a call requesting an ambulance attend the Residence for a female student who was unconscious; likely due to alcohol consumption.  The Security Supervisors and Regional Ambulance were informed to attend and Security arrived within a couple of minutes to find the student being tended to by a Don and some other residents. Her condition was monitored until paramedics arrived at approximately 2:36 am and both the student and a friend were transported to hospital at 2:51 am.

September 5, 00:01 am: Victoria Hall - The ERC received a call from a Residence Don who reported one of her students had been experiencing stomach pains for a period of time and requested medical attention.  Queen's First Aid was paged and their staff were transported to Victoria Hall by Security. When QFA arrived, they assessed the student's condition and were told that he was feeling better than he had been earlier.  The student declined to be transported to hospital but agreed to contact Campus Security if he changed his mind. Both QFA and Security cleared the incident at 00:17 am.

Campus Security has responded to 90 Medical Assistance (Injury/Ambulance Request/Death) calls this year as of September 1st.  There were 116 such incidents in 2000, 134 in 1999, and 69 in 1998. Please see our Stats link for additional statistical information.

September 29, 10:29 pm: Campus - A student reported she had just observed a male suspect masturbating on the north end of Tindall Field, near the fence by Union Street.  The student - making the report from a campus phone - was provided with a Security Patrol escort to her home nearby while the Security Supervisor attended the scene of the incident.  While Security was speaking to some individuals in that area three minutes after the initial report, a male was seen running from behind some bushes and into the back yard of a Collingwood Street house, soon disappearing from sight. A search of the vicinity was unsuccessful in relocating the suspect but soon afterwards a group reported seeing the same individual wearing different clothes.  The original caller was contacted for additional information and Kingston City Police were informed of the incident.

The suspect is described as being male with short black hair, a medium build, and approximately 5'10 - 5'11 tall.  He was initially seen wearing a grey top and loose fitting grey shorts or boxers. He was later reported seen wearing a green t-shirt and tight black jeans. The original caller reported the suspect was also wearing a dark colored baseball cap.

There has been 1 incident categorized as "Indecent Acts" in 2001 as of September 1st, there were 10 such incidents in 2000, 2 in 1999, and 10 in 1998.

September 28, 5:43 pm: Campus - The ERC received a complaint from an individual reporting five males attempted to sell him stereo speakers from a van, and he was concerned that they may have been stolen property.  The Security Supervisor dispatched to the area the suspects were suppose to be, but found no one in sight.  A further search of campus found two different individuals selling speakers from another vehicle.  Information was recorded from the two and they were asked to leave University property.  A short while later, Security located another group selling speakers from a van. This group produced a venders permit but did not allow the information to be recorded and were otherwise uncooperative with Security.  Kingston City Police were contacted to attend but this group left Campus soon afterwards and before KPD were on scene.  Police later reported that this type of activity is common during the time of the year, and that although the speakers usually are not stolen property, the means of selling them in not legal.
Note that a member of the Queen's Community purchased speakers from a similar group of people this past June and paid more than they were worth new.

September 28, 3:16 am: Campus - A Security Patrol, while doing an interior building check, found an alarmed area with an unarmed system. The Security Supervisor was informed, attended, ensured the area was secure, and armed the alarm system.

September 19, 00:26 am: Campus - Similar incident as above.

When leaving a room at the end of the day please ensure that the doors and windows are locked and secured and that all alarms are armed. There have been 43 alarmed areas found unarmed in 2001 as of September 1.  There were 63 in 2000 and 83 in 1999.

September 27, 10:07 pm: Off Campus - A caller reported a dog had fallen into the moat at Murney Tower, adding that he'd already phoned police, the fire department, and Animal Control but none indicated they would provide assistance.  The ERC contacted the fire department directly and were informed that they would be attending the scene.  The Security Supervisor met up with KFD staff and reported at 10:30 pm that the dog had been rescued, having suffered only a few minor scrapes.

Murney Tower (Kingston Historical Society website)

September 27, 7:57 pm: Jean Royce Hall - The residence's desk clerk reported someone cut the padlock off the gate to their bike compound. The caller also reported she had been informed there were some youths with bolt cutters around the area earlier.  The Security Supervisor attended, relocked the compound, and performed extra security checks of the area for the remainder of the night.

September 26, 8:56 am: Miller Hall - A student reported he'd locked his bike to a railway between Miller and Bruce Hall at 10:00 am that day, and returned at 6:00 pm to find it had been taken.  It had been locked up with a coil lock that had been cut through and left on the ground by the perpetrator.  It was described as a painted black mountain bike with side handlebars and loose wheels.

September 25, 5:29 pm: 102 Barrie Street - Campus Security received an email reporting a bike was stolen during the previous night from the bike rack at the north side of 102 Barrie Street. It is a dark green Miyata with a ripped seat and a right-hand gear shift held in place with tape.

September 25, 5:17 pm: Stauffer Library - A student reported his bike was stolen from the racks outside the library sometime between 3:30 and 4:00 pm. It is a KHS A-100 mountain bike, with a black frame and silver suspension.

September 19, 9:10 am: Stauffer Library - A KGH staff member called the ERC on his cell phone to report he had been walking to work and noticed a suspicious male lurking around the library's bike racks.  He had seen the suspect ride up on a bicycle, which he then laid on its side and began checking out other bikes parked in the area.  When the caller confronted the individual about his suspicious behaviour, he walked off without taking the bicycle he'd rode up on. The Security Supervisor was dispatched to meet the witness, who had kept the individual in sight and was currently south of the PhysEd Centre, but the suspect disappeared from sight soon afterwards.  A subsequent search of Campus was unsuccessful in relocating the suspect.

September 18, 2:50 pm: Jean Royce Hall - A student reported her bike was stolen from the bicycle racks in front of the residence. It is a bright red, TREK brand bicycle and it had been locked to the racks with a cable lock the previous day.

September 11: 1:58 pm: John Orr Tower - The ERC received a call from Parking staff that they had just interrupted a bike theft attempt at West Campus.  Two young suspect males managed to elude staff when they were confronted, but left behind one of their own bikes and a bike they had just stolen from the area.  The Security Supervisor attended and recorded details of the incident and was informed that the Parking Department would be impounding both bikes.  Both of the suspects were described as being Caucasian males, between 16 and 18 yrs old, around 5"9' tall and 140 lbs, and one had a facial hair (a goatee), medium brown hair, and at the time of the incident was wearing a blue hat and a grey sweater.  The stolen bike was an "Outpost Cypress/Norco" and the owner can contact the Parking Department (533-6979), provide additional descriptive information about the bike, and have it returned.

September 9, 7:56 pm: Goodwin Hall/Walter Light Hall - A student reported someone stole the front tire off his bike some time between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm from where it was locked to the bike racks between Goodwin Hall and Walter Light Hall.  The caller also reported he'd had an entire bike stolen from that same area two months previous and was advised to use the more visible bike racks on the south side of the PhysEd Centre if possible.

September 5, 8:51 pm: McLaughlin Hall - A student called Campus Security to report his new bike had been stolen from outside the building. He stated he purchased the bike at about 11:00 am that day and rode it to Campus where it was left until noticed missing at 8:50 pm.  It is a dark grey Norco mountain bike (serial#00F0024260).

September 5, 5:40 pm: Kingston Hall - A caller reported the front tire was stolen off his bike that was locked to the racks on the building's north side.

September 05: 3:02 am: PhysEd Centre - A custodian called the ERC to reported he had just observed a suspicious individual hanging around the bicycle racks outside the building. The custodian had approached the individual and asked if he'd "found a bike that he liked", which appeared to startle the suspect who then quickly left the area.  The Security Supervisors were informed, met up with the caller, and then patrolled the surrounding area with a Security Patrol but were unable to relocate the individual.

September 2, 5:00 pm: Ellis Hall - A caller reported that his bike was stolen sometime between 4:00 and 5:00 pm from the north side bike racks. The bike is a bright yellow, specialized "Rockhopper".

Bicycles should always be locked up. However, even a locked bike can be vandalized or stolen. There have been 27 reports of bikes/bike parts stolen this year as of September 1st and 36 such reports in 2000.
If you view suspicious persons or activity around a bicycle rack, or a locked bicycle elsewhere, please contact Campus Security right away.  If you discover your bike is missing, contact Campus Security and Kingston Police as soon as possible. Also consider registering your bike with Queen's Campus Security using our on-line registration form.

Mountings for Stolen Digital Ceiling ProjectorsSeptember 27, 10:50 am: Louise D Acton - A staff member reported two ceiling data projectors were stolen during an overnight break in.  The Security Supervisor met up with the caller and requested Kingston City Police attend to investigate the scene as well.  Both were black, NEC Multisync VT540 projectors - serial#1600007SF & serial# 1600709SF.
40 Kb pictures of the mountings for Stolen Digital Ceiling Projectors

September 21, 2:09 am: Victoria Hall - A Security Patrol reported finding signs of a break in attempt at one of the exterior doors of the residence.  The Security Supervisor attended and determined that a metal piece of the door had been removed and attempts had been made to pry the door, but the attempt was unsuccessful as the door is magnetically locked.  Extra checks of the area were conducted for the remainder of the night and Physical Plant Services were informed to repair the damage.

September 18, 11:09 am: Botterell Hall - Staff reported a 6th floor access door had been tampered with, although it did not appear access had been gained, and some equipment was missing from an unlocked hallway cupboard nearby.  A tacklebox size toolkit and a roll of velcro were apparently stolen from the cupboard.

September 17, 11:00: JDUC - Campus Security was informed that a "Meeting Room" sign was stolen from the International Center sometime over the weekend. 

September 17, 6:21 am: Gordon Hall - A custodian reported finding the window open in a room in Gordon Annex and signs that someone had broken in and stolen some computer parts.  The Security Supervisor met with the caller and saw that at least one computer had its case taken off and various components ripped out.  Kingston City Police were requested to attend and the office occupant was informed of the incident.  KPD Officers arrived later in the morning and their IDENT unit attended afterwards to collect evidence.  It was later reported that the harddrive, CPU and other components were stolen from an ASVS computer, and two grey top-loading balances had also been stolen (one is a " Mettler Toledo" balance - AB 204 model - engraved with " Queen's Chemistry").

September 3, 6:47 pm: JDUC - Staff reported that sometime during the previous evening, and probably after 3:30 am, a security cord was cut and two matching chairs were stolen from the Common Ground area.  The two chairs were overstuffed, royal blue with swirls and had mahogany feet.

There have been 39 theft and 16 Break & Enter incidents involving Queen's property in 2001 as of September 1st.  There were 45 theft and 44 B&E incidents in 2000 and 104 theft & 34 B&Es in 1999. See our Stats link for more statistical information.
Note: City Police have recovered some items in the past but had no way of identifying them as Queen's property.  See "Protect Yourself Against Equipment Theft" in Safety Tips & Products.

September 24: 10:29 pm: Student Housing Area - The AMS Walkhome main desk contacted the ERC to report one of their teams had earlier been pelted with beer bottles as they walked by a house on the 100 block of Union Street near Campus.  A similar call was received one minute later from a Queen's housekeeping staff member who provided similar details.  The Security Supervisor dispatched to the scene and requested Kingston City Police be informed as well.  Security arrived within approximately one minute, at which point the group in front of the house went inside, and city police were on scene at 10:34 pm. Two students eventually answered the door for police and denied involvement in the incident, but admitted some friends of theirs had thrown beer and liquor bottles at the street.  They were instructed to clean up the broken glass and a formal report was submitted to the AMS Judicial Court for review. 

September 24, 5:09 pm: Richardson Hall - A staff member reported he'd left his office open and unoccupied for a few minutes and when he returned he soon noticed that a small rectangular pouch containing two hearing aids and a small screwdriver was gone.  A coworker reported seeing an unknown male leaving the office during the time he was gone, but no description was provided to Security.

September 24, 4:09 pm: Mackintosh Corry Hall - A student reported she had left her knapsack sitting within a couple of seats from where she was using a computer in an open lab, and when she got up to leave she noticed the knapsack missing.  It is a bright blue knapsack that contained cash, credit cards, wallet, passport, house and office keys, along with her text and note books.

September 22: 9:03 am: Victoria Hall - A resident reported clothes had been stolen from a dryer in the building's laundry room. The caller was also advised to file a report with Residence staff and desk clerk.

September 21, 7:48 pm: Ban Righ Hall - A student reported her backpack was stolen from the cafeteria area while left unattended. It is a black leather laptop-like bag with a small red, white, and blue symbol on the front reading 'Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board', and contained textbooks and a calculator.

September 12, 2:51 pm: Policy Studies Building - A student reported she'd left her blue shoulder bag (with an embroidered X on it with "St Francis Xavier University" written on the side) outside the 3rd floor women's washroom for only 2 minutes and then came out to find it had been stolen. It contained her text books, wallet, a cheque, and her keys.

September 11, 4:30 pm: Student Housing Area - A student called to report she had about $500 in textbooks stolen from the yard of her house on the 400 block of Johnson street.  She said she'd unloaded her books onto the trunk of her car and realized she'd forgotten her keys inside, so she went back into the house, watched television for a few moments and when she returned to the car about 5 minutes later the books were gone.  The books were in Campus Bookstore bags and included: "Personality Psychology", "Readings in Psychology", "Disappearing Moon Cafe", along with ten others.

September 8, 7:03 pm: Campus - A student reported her "Pentax 145" Camera and her wallet had been stolen from her shoulder purse at some point near the beginning of the previous night's concert on Campus. The victim also indicated that a report would be filed with Kingston City Police.

September 8, 7:13 am: Ban Righ Hall - The Emergency Report Center received a call from cafeteria staff who reported someone had stolen a tray of pizza sticks from the kitchen area about 15 minutes earlier.  Apparently some students were loading food for an event when an individual grabbed the tray and ran off.  The suspect is described as a Caucasian male about 5'10" tall with light coloured curly hair.

All members of the Queen's community are advised to keep doors locked when not in their office, rooms or homes. Please do not leave personal items unattended, even for a brief time. There have been 94 reported incidents of thefts under $5000 (not involving Queen's property) so far this year as of September 1st.  There were 109 such incidents reported in 2000, 276 in 1999, and 206 in 1998. 

September 24, 1:20 am: Campus - A Residence staff member reported a group of students were causing problems in Leonard Hall, and believed that same group had left the residence with a keg about 20 minutes earlier.  The Security Supervisor was informed and located two individuals carrying a beer keg towards Victoria Hall.  When questioned about their activities and the keg, they were belligerent and would not produce identification so Kingston City Police were requested to attend.  Police arrived on scene soon afterwards and attained student identification from the individuals.  One of the two continued to be belligerent with the Officers and was ticketed for public intoxication, and when his attitude continued with them he was placed under arrest and transported from Campus at 1:59 am. A formal report was later sent to AMS judicial court for review.

September 21, 7:32 pm: JDUC - While patrolling the JDUC, the Security Supervisor recognized an individual, who had been previously banned from Campus, using a computer in the building.  The Security Supervisor and a Patrol detained the individual until Kingston City Police arrived a short time later.  He was subsequently charged with Trespass to Property and taken into custody at 7:56 pm.

September 21, 6:08 pm: Campus - While enroute to an incident elsewhere on Campus, the Security Supervisor noticed approximately five individuals (who appeared to be Engineering Alumni) confronting the owner of a parked vehicle on Union Street that was displaying a "Queen's Sucks" sign. While one or two of the Alumni seemed to be trying to tear the sign down, the others looked to be confronting the vehicle owner.  The Security Supervisor attended the scene immediately and instructed the group to not interfere with the vehicle owner's activities, clarifying with them that the vehicle owner was was engaged in a legal demonstration on public property. The Alumni eventually agreed to the request and left the scene.

September 22, 12:29 pm: Richardson Stadium - The ERC received a call from a staff member of the Queen's Athletics department, reporting an individual had set up two large signs on the north side of the stadium, near the score board. The caller considered the signs, which read "Alumni don't donate" and "Queen's Sucks", inappropriate due to the Homecoming football game taking place at the time. The Security Supervisors already on scene for the game were informed of the request, and approached the individual to ask that he remove the signs. The individual refused to comply with the request. Security staff then met with Athletics staff personally to inform them of the individual's position. Athletics staff reiterated that the signs were inappropriate and in contravention of the Athletics policy of not allowing large signs within the stadium. Security staff and Kingston City Police officers contracted for the event approached the individual and directed that he remove the signs from the property. After refusing again, he was taken into custody and cited for trespassing. His signs were disassembled and placed in his vehicle.

Map showing general location of assaultSeptember 22, 12:01 pm: Off Campus - The Emergency Report Center received a call from a female student who wanted to report an assault that had taken place the previous night. The caller reported she had been walking home alone on Mack Street near Victoria Park at about 11:45 pm, when she noticed two males walking behind her.  One of the males grabbed her from behind, at which point the student stomped on his foot and tried to run away but the suspect managed to grab her arm or shirt and hit her on the side of the head.  She believes she may have been knocked unconscious briefly, but managed to make her way home after her head cleared and she saw that both males had disappeared.  The caller reported that she had not been sexually assaulted and mentioned both that there had been people in the nearby park at the time and that it appeared only one of the two males was involved.  The suspect who had grabbed and hit her was described as being very tall and wearing a hat (possibly 'American Eagle' or 'Abercrombie and Fitch'), had a deeper than average voice, and smelled strongly of alcohol. She thought she heard the other male tell the attacker to let her go but could not provide a description of that individual.  The student was provided with a number of University and city resources to contact and advised of the various safety services provided by Campus Security and other departments at Queen's.
Map showing general location of assaultMap showing general location of assault (19 k)

September 21, 01:35 am: Campus - The Emergency Report Center received a call from WalkHome staff in the JDUC that one of their radio equipped teams had recently observed a female struggling with a naked male in the street near the corner of Division and Clergy streets outside the PhysEd Centre.  The Walkhome member reported the female had pushed the male away from her and left the scene while the male suspect entered a nearby house.  A bus driver also witnessed the event and informed the Walkhome staff that the female involved had been limping as she left the area.
The Security Supervisor was immediately dispatched to the scene but, due to the time that had elapsed between the incident and the report to Security, they were unable to locate the victim, the suspect, or the bus driver.  
Note that a blue light Emergency Phone is located near this intersection.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Queen's Campus Security at 533-6111 or secudept @

September 10, 8:40 pm: Campus - While on mobile patrol of campus, the Security Supervisor was stopped by a female student who reported she'd been confronted and intimidated by a group of males. The student said she was walking alone, heading south on Division Street, when three males surrounded her near the PhysEd Centre.  One of the males said to her that it was a "nice night for a mugging", and then after a short pause the group of males walked away.  She did not recognize the suspects but described them as possibly being upper year Queen's students who were wearing ballcaps, t-shirts and shorts.  Additional information was provided by the student and she was offered transportation to her destination, but declined as she was with friends at that point and felt safe. A check of the surrounding area was unsuccessful in locating the suspects.

September 21, 00:20 am: JDUC - An AMS student constable called the ERC to request Security attend Alfie's Pub to deal with a patrol who was refusing to leave.  The Security Supervisor and a Patrol attended the pub and, with the assistance of the student constables and the individual's friends, managed to have him move to the back hallway area.  There he was again asked to leave the pub but became uncooperative and argumentative until Kingston City Police were contacted to attend.  At that point he and his friend left the scene after providing identification - security cleared the incident soon afterwards at 00:42 am.  Pub management are consider a possible ban for this student and Security will be forwarding a report to the AMS Judicial Court for review.  

September 14, 00:40 am: JDUC - A student constable contacted the ERC to requested Security attend to a patron who was refusing to leave Alfie's Pub. The Security Supervisor and Patrol met up with the caller and were directed to three intoxicated female students just outside the pub, one of whom reportedly kept continued trying to get back in after being asked to leave.  As Security approached the group, the one student ran down the stairs to the Pub and again tried to gain access.  The Security Supervisor asked to speak to her away from the entrance and had to assist her in getting back up the stairs.  After a short conversation, a female student constable joined the group with a taxi chit and eventually was able to escort her safely to her home.

September 7, 11:04 pm: Campus - An AMS Student Constable contacted the ERC and requested Security meet with him behind the stage of the concert taking place in the Miller parking lot to deal with some girls who needed to be removed from one of the bands' buses. The Security Supervisors met with the Student Constable and were informed that three first year students were in a band's private bus and the Science Constable felt it might pose a liability issue. The band denied the students in question were on the bus until Kingston City Police, who attended at the request of another Queen's staff member, arrived on scene and boarded the bus. The girls soon exited and it was suggested that due to possible liability and safety issues it might be better for the girls to meet the band at the downtown bar they were going to after the event ended.  The girls eventually agreed with that advice and returned to the audience area of the concert.

September 20, 11:43 pm: Student Housing Area - Kingston City Police dispatch called the ERC and requested Security attend to assist Officers attending to a large house party on Aberdeen Street.  Security arrived and met up with Police on scene who were speaking with one of the tenants, advising that he have his guests move inside or face being fined. No assistance was required from Campus Security and when the area was checked later in the night it appeared the party had been broken up and police were on scene clearing the street.

September 17, 10:36: Earl Hall - The Parking Department reported finding a vehicle with a forged permit and requested Security attend to record information.  The Security Supervisor attended and the vehicle was towed from the lot.

September 10, 2:59 pm: Mackintosh Corry Hall - The Parking Department reported discovering a vehicle in the MacCorry lot with a forged permit.  The Security Supervisor attended to record information and the vehicle was towed from the scene soon afterwards.

September 10, 1:19 pm: John Orr Tower - Campus Security was informed that Parking staff had found a vehicle with a forged permit in the John Orr parking lot. The Security Supervisor met with the parking staff on scene and recorded information before the vehicle was towed from the lot.

September 14, 9:28 pm: Student Housing Area - A student called to report that he was walking with a group of friends on University Ave at around 8:30 pm that evening when a woman rode by them and utter some profanities about "Arabs" and "Muslims".  The caller, a Muslim Queen's student, reported he believed the woman may be an upper year Queen's student and was Caucasian with blonde hair. The caller was not intimidated by the remark but had been asked to report such behaviour to the University.

Principal and Vice Chancellor William C. Leggett recently released the following message to the University:

The tragic events in Washington and New York this week have brought out the very best, and unfortunately some of the very worst, of human emotions and actions. On the one hand, we have all witnessed, and in many cases participated in, wonderful acts of kindness and citizenship in its purest form toward those affected by the calamity. On the other, we are beginning to witness expressions of anger, hatred, and intolerance that inevitably follow from acts of terrorism and war. Unfortunately, much of this has been expressed against members of the Arab and Muslim communities. 

The Queen's community is characterized by its diversity. It is one of our strengths. There is no place here for any deviation from the principle that we are all equal partners, all equally deserving of understanding and respect. We cannot allow our emotions, our collective sense of grief and anger, to diminish our commitment to this basic principle. 

I call on all members of our community to act with great sensitivity and respect in these difficult times, and to actively protect others' rights when you see them challenged. All of us - no matter what our nationality, race or religion - are shaken by this tragedy and grieve its consequences.

Addendum:  A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, September 21 in Grant Hall to honour and remember the victims and families of the tragic events last week in the United States. The Reverend Brian Yealland will be leading the service.

Classes will be cancelled from 10:30 am to 11:30 am on Friday to allow faculty and students to participate. In addition, wherever possible, we ask that supervisors permit staff who wish to attend to do so.

The service will also be broadcast through a sound system outside of Grant Hall.

Incident Reports and Information related to events in the United States.

Minor Accident in MacCorry Parking LotSeptember 13, 8:32 am: Mackintosh Corry Hall - A caller reported an empty car just rolled into his vehicle shortly after he parked it in the MacCorry lot.  The Parking department was informed and attended along with Security. It appeared that the other vehicle had not been put into "Park" and had rolled into the other car.  The owner was located and the two parties exchanged information.
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of minor accident in MacCorry parking lot

September 11, 10:44 am: Donald Gordon Center - The Emergency Report Center received a call from the Donald Gordon Centre desk clerk who reported an ambulance had been called and was already on scene.  A guest at the DGC, who lives within blocks of the World Trade Center in New York City, required medical attention after seeing news reports on television.  The guest was being transported to hospital at the time the call was received by the ERC.

NY City Skyline - link to CNN

Link to Complete Coverage (CNN)

Other Campus Security incidents related to the terrorist attacks in the United States included two calls requesting Campus Security locate Queen's students and have them contact family members about related flight problems; one diverted from LAX to another airport and one flight from the west coast to Toronto that had been cancelled. The ERC also received calls from students asking if the University was being closed for the day and a request that counseling be provided for a Queen's student from the U.S.

Principal William Leggett has released the following statement:

You will be aware of the apparent terrorist attacks in the United States this morning. We recognize the significant trauma that these events have caused to many members of our own community. I would ask you to communicate the following as widely as appropriate: 

1. Individuals, whether students or employees, who are concerned about the safety of family and friends in the United States shall be shown every consideration, and given all possible support and flexibility.

2. Dean Bob Crawford has been in touch with several support services to ensure that those requiring assistance, counselling and support will have immediate access to these services.

3. Vice-Principal David Anderson shall have authority with respect to matters of security.

4. The business of the University will continue as scheduled. 

Please be assured that the University is doing all that it can to assist people affected by this terrible tragedy. This information will also be posted on the Queen's Today web site, as will any further communications.

Queen's Crisis Phone Numbers:

University Chaplain Brian Yealland - 533-2186
Student Counselling Service - 533-2893
Queen´s International Centre - 533-2604
Employee Assistance Program - 1-800-387-4765
Human Rights Office - 533-6886
Dean of Student Affairs - 533-6944

The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has updated its weekly Travel Bulletin:

September 11, 2001 - United States Crisis

As a result of events in the United States on September 11, 2001, the Canadian Embassy in Washington and the 11 Canadian Consulates in the United States have been instructed to maintain their operations at an emergency response level, and to provide information and provide consular assistance to Canadians as required.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade is advising all Canadians in the United States and elsewhere to monitor closely local news coverage and to follow the advice of local police and security officials. Canadians in the United States are advised to avoid travel until further notice.

Canadian and American authorities have put all borders on high alert, and there are long delays at all ports of entry. Flights in and out of Canada have been cancelled. Aircraft currently on route to Canada are being directed to specified airfields or returned to point of departure. All air traffic in Canada is closed.

Anyone who believes Canadian friends or relatives may have been affected by today's incidents in the United States should contact the Department at 1-800-387-3124 (613-943-1055 in the Ottawa/Hull region), via e-mail (, or via fax (613-996-8886).


Additional information is available from the Department through the following means: telephone: 1-800-267-6788 or (613) 944-6788; Internet:; e-mail:; and FaxCall: 1-800-575-2500 or (613) 944-2500.

Additional Contact Information:

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Ottawa has set up 24-hour phone numbers for people to call for information on family in the US: 1-800-387-3124 or 1-613-943-1055
fax: 1-613-996-8886.

Additional information is available from the Foreign Affairs via telephone: 1-800-267-6788 or 1-613-944-6788;
On the web:
FaxCall: 1-800-575-2500 or 1-613-944-2500.

Numbers for family members to call regarding passengers on their flights that crashed Tuesday:
United Airlines: 1-800-932-8555
American Airlines: 1-800-245-0999

September 8, 9:27 am: Grease Pole Event - While on duty at the Orientation Week "Grease Pole" event, a Security Patrol observed a fight start up between two males near some outhouses.  The Security Supervisor responded and, with the assistance of the Security Patrol and Science Constables, the two parties were separated from each other.  However one of the individuals required the intervention of Kingston City Police - who were on scene specifically for the event - and was handcuffed and confined to the back seat of their cruiser for a short time before being released to University officials for possible disciplinary action.

Car broken into at West CampusSeptember 7, 9:46 am: West Campus - Campus Security received a call that a car parked in the lot near the West Campus tennis courts had been broken into sometime during the previous night.  The Security Supervisor met with the caller and noted that the passenger side from window had been smashed out although nothing appeared to be missing.  While at the scene, the Security Supervisor noticed that four other vehicles also appeared to have been broken into.  Each had a window smashed out and one of the owners reported a Sony CD player and about 12 CDs had been stolen from his car.  
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of car broken into at West Campus  (courtesy of Queen's Parking Department) 

September 5, 9:35 pm: Student Housing Area - While on patrol of the Student Housing Area, the Security Supervisors were approached by a student on Aberdeen Street who reported another student had spray painted the side of his rental truck. He was in the process of cleaning the paint off, but wanted the incident recorded in case he was unable to get it completely clean and was subsequently fined by the rental company when he returned it.  The Security Supervisors questioned the student who'd painted the van and he provided a name that could not be found in the student database when checked by the ERC.  At that point, the student with the van was informed that he would have to contact Kingston City Police and file a report with them, since the incident took place off Queen's property. 

The ERC contacted KPD at the student's request and they were on scene by 9:48 pm.  The individual accused of painting the van provided the same name to the police officers as he'd given to Campus Security, and told them that his identification was at home.  The police officers decided to drive him to his home so he could get his ID and then returned at 10:10 pm to meet with the Security Supervisors. They reported the student had provided a false name and informed Security of his actual identity.  It was agreed by the student with the van that mischief charges would not be laid if the other student cleaned off the rest of the paint and paid any fines that the rental company might charge when it was returned.  The student who provided false identity to Campus Security and KPD was informed that he had violated the Queen's Code of Conduct (see also AMS Code of Conduct), and advised that a report would be filed that might be passed on to the AMS Judicial Committee for review.

September 05: 4:47 am: Victoria Hall - A caller reported two students were sleeping in their room when the outside window pane was smashed, likely by a thrown object. The Security Supervisors were informed and found glass in the driveway behind the residence - some from the window and some from broken bottles.  The area was patrolled but no suspects were located.  The PPS Grounds department was informed of the glass at that site as well as broken bottles found in the MacCorry parking lot and the ramp leading to the Victoria Hall lot.

Map showing general location of break-inSeptember 3, 3:37 pm: Student Housing Area - Campus Security received a report that a house on the 100 block of Barrie Street was broken into sometime over the weekend, and likely during the previous day. A second floor window was forced open and a large screen TV, computer, ring, and stereo speakers were stolen.  A report was filed with both Campus Security and the Kingston City Police and Queen's Apartment & Housing staff were informed to repair damage caused during the break in.

Map showing general location of break-inMap showing general location of break-in (13 k)

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