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Lockdown at medium security unit of Collins Bay Institution

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The medium security unit of Collins Bay Institution has been placed on lockdown and an exceptional search is taking place, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC).

The lockdown was put in place at approximately 12:58 p.m. on Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2019.

“The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff and inmates. Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to do so,” CSC said in a press release on Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019.

Visits to the Institution have been suspended until the search is completed.  Visitors who have already planned a visit are asked to contact the Institution directly.

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  • July 3, 2019 at 8:03 pm
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    Thank you so much for reporting on this. Folks would otherwise wonder why their loved ones aren’t calling and get worried.

  • July 11, 2019 at 12:50 pm
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    So glad they have these as someone who lost someone they love and the individual not nearly serving enough time behind the walls. I am so glad they have these to help keep the public safe. awesome job to the guards and all that are involved . Keep doing what you are doing.

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