End of lockdown and search at Joyceville Institution – Assessment Unit
June 7, 2018 – Kingston, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada
The lockdown put in place in the assessment unit at Joyceville Institution on May 31, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.
A number of unauthorized items were found during the exceptional search.
Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to have contraband brought into correctional institutions.
Visits to the institution have resumed.
Assistant Warden Management Services
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