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  • Police issue advisory about unsecured security app scams

    In a recent scam, cybercriminals are spreading malware by using a fake security app. They send you a text message that says a large financial transaction has just occurred using your bank account. It instructs you to call a phone number if you have not authorized the transaction. Of course, the transaction never occurred, and the cybercriminals are trying to scare you into acting impulsively.

  • Keen eyed officers arrest individual prior to introduction of drugs into a local CSC institution

    On March 31, 2024, at approximately 1:30 p.m., frontline officers from the General Patrol Division were in the area of Bayswater Place south of Bath Road when they observed a lone individual exiting from a wooded area to the west. This individual was carrying a bag and upon seeing the officers they immediately dropped the bag and began to run toward Bath Road.

  • Tips on how to avoid falling prey to fake financial phishing scams

    In a recent phishing email scam, cybercriminals use vague financial terms that attempt to make you curious enough to click the attachment in the email. The subject of the email is “Remittance Summary,” and the malicious attachment is named “Payment Advice.” The body of the email only says, “Find attached payment advice for remittance.. Kindly revert.” The sender of the email appears to be legitimate, but it is actually sent from a fake sender address. If you download the PDF file, the malware will begin installing on your computer.

  • Police arrest individual responsible for multiple acts of mischief to vehicles and break and enters

    Over the past four months multiple apartment buildings have been broken into throughout Kingston. During each of these incidents, items were stolen, and property was vandalized.

  • Individual from GTA arrested on multiple weapon charges after discharging firearm in west end

    On April 7, 2024, shortly after 2:45 a.m., police responded to a call regarding a weapons offence that had just occurred at a residence on Crossfield Avenue in Kingston’s west end.

  • YIPI-2024 Youth In Policing Initiative applications are being accepted

    Kingston Police, with funding made available through the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, is again offering full-time summer employment through the Youth In Policing Initiative (YIPI).

  • Worker charged with defrauding disabled clients

    An individual formerly employed by a local agency that offers 24-hour care for severely disabled individuals has been charged by Kingston Police for defrauding the six clients in her care.

  • Kingston emergency services partners seek public cooperation during Total Solar Eclipse

    Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the City of Kingston, Kingston Police, Kingston Fire and Rescue, Frontenac Paramedics, and the Frontenac OPP are collectively asking for the public's cooperation on April 8, the day of the total solar eclipse, to ensure safety and accessibility across the city.

  • Police asking public to avoid area of Canatara Court

    Kingston Police are currently dealing with an active incident in the area of Canatara Court. There is no immediate threat to the general public. However, we are asking the public to avoid the area at this time and that anyone living in the area stay clear of police activity. 

  • Police issue scam alert in advance of the upcoming tax season

    Millions of people around the world are paying their taxes this time of year, and cybercriminals and scammers are hoping to get paid, too. In this scam, they’re taking advantage of tax season by trying to trick you into opening an email and downloading a malicious PDF attachment. The email they send looks like a government form and includes a link to download the PDF attachment. The scammers even include helpful instructions for pasting the web page URL into your browser in case the link isn’t working.

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Kingston Police
705 Division Street
Kingston, Ontario
K7K 4C2

Telephone: 613-549-4660
TTY (hearing impaired): 613-549-8792
Administration Fax: 613-549-3111
Operations Fax: 613-549-7111

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