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  • Officer presence increased leading up to St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

    An educational approach will take place in the weeks leading up to St. Patrick’s Day weekend. This approach will see Kingston Police and partner agencies, including City of Kingston Bylaw, engage and speak to residents in and around the University District about the importance of safe, responsible, and lawful celebrations.

  • Police issue warning regarding phony utility ad scams

    Search engines, like Google, are so popular that many people use the search feature instead of typing a URL. For instance, people may quickly search for their electricity provider's name to find the online payment portal. That's exactly what cybercriminals want you to do. This scam tries to trick you into clicking on a fake ad instead of the billing portal that you’re trying to find. The scammers purchase a variety of fake utility payment advertisements, and you see those ads during your searches. They know that they can trick you more easily if you contact them instead of them reaching out to you.

  • Police advisory regarding scammers from China who are targeting Chinese nationals in Canada

    Kingston Police are alerting the public to frauds that are targeting Chinese nationals living in Canada. In Kingston, most of the intended targets of this fraud are Chinese visa students.

  • Individual arrested after causing a collision, striking a building, and then leaving the scene

    On February 28, 2024, at approximately 7:40 p.m. police received a report of a motor vehicle collision that had just occurred at the intersection of Queen Street and Barrie Street in downtown Kingston.

  • Police seek public’s assistance identifying suspects.

    Police seek public’s assistance identifying suspects.

    The Kingston Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three suspects involved in a break and enter last month.

  • Police provide public with the top five Meta scams

    Facebook, now known as Meta, has over a billion users. That’s a lot of people who check their accounts regularly! Cybercriminals take advantage of Meta’s popularity to try to trick users every day. Here are the top five scams that cybercriminals use on Meta:

  • Kingston Police seeking public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in late night robbery

    Kingston Police are currently investigating a robbery which took place on February 25, 2024, at approximately 1:00 a.m. in the area of Rosemund Place and Rosemund Crescent in the City of Kingston.

  • Police seeking public’s assistance regarding recent string of distraction based thefts

    Release Date: February 26, 2024

    24-1917/24-2836/24-90514/24-90530

    Kingston Police along with neighbouring jurisdictions has seen a recent rise in distraction-based thefts. Multiple theft and fraud-based reports have been submitted to police by victims who have unwittingly fallen prey to unscrupulous criminals.

  • Police issue advisory about remote desktop robbery scams

    In this recent scam, cybercriminals are trying to trick you into downloading software that they can use to access your computer. They start by sending you a fake email that appears to come from your bank. The email says that there is an issue with your account and that their team needs to investigate. Of course, there isn’t actually an issue, but the scammer offers to help you fix it.

  • Individual who was found passed out behind the wheel arrested for being impaired by drugs

    Release Date: February 23, 2024

    24-5761

    On February 22, 2024, at approximately 6:50 a.m. police responded to a check welfare call at a gas station in the area of Division Street and Dalton Avenue in Kingston’s north end.


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