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SIU clears Kingston Police on 12-hour standoff

A decision has been made by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in regards to a 12-hour standoff on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 between Kingston Police and a man armed with a knife who had barricaded himself into a Ford Street residence. The man had previously stabbed four others before police

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SIU finds no wrongdoing after woman ingests drugs while in custody

Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Joseph Martino, has determined that the Kingston Police officer in charge of the care of prisoners did not commit a criminal offence in connection with an overdose which took place while a woman was in custody. On Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 the SIU

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Update: Homecoming fire alarm pulls at Queen’s cost KFR over $9,700

Update (Monday, Nov. 2, 2020):Upon further review of the Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) activity log and dispatch information for the night that took place from Friday, Oct. 16 to Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, as well as our own further investigation, Kingstonist has been able to clarify some details. The

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SIU investigation finds no criminal offence in arrest of teenager

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been investigating an event that resulted in a broken collarbone after a youth resisted arrest and has found no wrongdoing on the part of the Kingston Police officer involved. The SIU’s report states that a youth, unlawfully at large from a youth detention facility,

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TSB not investigating Gananoque skydiving fatality

The investigation into the skydiving fatality at Skydive Gan this past weekend now lays in the hands of the Office of the Chief Coroner, as all other agencies are not investigating. The tragic incident, which occurred on Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019, resulted in the death of Lynn MacKenzie, 63, of

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Chief McNeely addresses community outreach following terrorism-related arrests in Kingston

The following is a message from Antje McNeely, Chief of Kingston Police On behalf of the Kingston Police, I would like to thank our community for its patience and understanding with respect to the investigation by the RCMP Integrated National Security Enforcement Team that culminated in our city on Thursday,

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Terrorism charges laid as part of ongoing multi-force investigation

A minor has been arrested and charged as part of the “national security investigation” currently occurring in Kingston, according to the RCMP. The minor was arrested by the RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET), and charged with a terrorism-related charges and Criminal Code infraction. According to the RCMP, the

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Investigation finds suspected vote manipulation in Kingstonist municipal election poll

A Kingstonist investigation into one of its recent online polls has revealed what we believe are attempts to manipulate results with fake votes. Our investigation was initiated on October 8th after Kingstonist administration and readers observed what appeared to be unusual activity in the poll. It was completed on October

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