Assault on staff members at Collins Bay Institution – Medium security unit

News release

October 11, 2018 – Kingston, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada

On October 10, 2018, at about 10:45 p.m, two staff members were assaulted in the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution.  The injured staff members were evaluated and treated at an outside hospital. 

The police and the institution are presently investigating the incident. 

In order to improve practices aimed at preventing this type of incident, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will review the circumstances of the incident and take appropriate measures. 

The safety and security of institutions, their staff and the public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.   



Heather Hyndman
Acting, Assistant Warden Management Services
Collins Bay Institution

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