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Letter: KP Tours do not tell all

Editorial note: The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. I write after the recent anniversary of 50 years since the KP Riot. I noticed shortly thereafter there was a lot of chatter in reference to

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Homemade weapons, tattoo paraphernalia found during search at Millhaven Institution

  The lockdown at Millhaven Institution has ended, and the facility has resumed normal operations, according to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The lockdown was put in place on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to allow staff to complete an exceptional search of the maximum security institution. During

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Lockdown in place at Millhaven Institution

  In order for staff to complete an exceptional search, a lockdown has been put in place at Millhaven Institution, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The maximum security institution was placed on lockdown at approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, CSC said in a press release on

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Ticket sales announced for 2019 Kingston Pen Tours

If you’ve been anxious to get inside the walls of one of Canada’s most talked about penitentiaries, or if you’ve already been inside and just want to see more, get ready for next Monday. The St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) has announced that tickets for the 2019 Kingston Penitentiary Tours

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Inmate charged after assault against a correctional officer at Millhaven

After an investigation involving Correctional Service Canada (CSC) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) into the assault of a correctional officer, an inmate at Millhaven Institution has been charged. The Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad was called into Millhaven Institution, a maximum security prison located in Loyalist Township, on Thursday, Sept.

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Collins Bay Institution: lockdown of maximum security unit, over 160 grams of hash and marijuana seized at medium security unit

Several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items have been seized at the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution, and the Institution’s maximum security unit has been placed on lockdown, according to press releases from Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The seized packages were discovered “as the result of the vigilance

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Millhaven Institution on lockdown

Millhaven Institution is currently on lockdown as staff members conduct an exception search of the maximum security federal institution. The lockdown was put in place at approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff, and

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Lockdown at Millhaven Institution

At about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, a lockdown was put in place at Millhaven Institution, located just outside of Kingston in Bath, Ont. The maximum-security federal institution has been placed on lockdown to conduct an “exceptional search,” according to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC).

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