Assault of staff member at Collins Bay Institution

News release

November 5, 2021 – Kingston, Ontario - Correctional Service Canada

On November 4, 2021, at approximately 3:00 pm, a staff member was assaulted at Collins Bay Institution, a multi-level security federal institution. The injured staff member was evaluated and treated at an outside hospital.

The assailant has been identified, and the Ontario Provincial Police Penitentiary Squad is presently investigating the incident.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will also investigate the circumstances of this incident and continue to work with the police.

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



Mike Shrider
Regional Communications Manager
Regional Headquarters, Ontario

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