The Campus Safety Office was present at many locations on campus where large groups have congregated outdoors and have exceeded the allowable COVID-19 limit on the campus of 25 persons. There have been incidents of aggressive physical behaviour that resulted in several investigations by the CSO where charges are pending. If you choose to socialize, ensure that you comply with all COVID-19 health and safety requirements, including wearing a mask and socially distancing. Avoid socializing in large groups and with people, you do not know.
The Campus Safety Office (CSO) has received information from students who believe that unbeknownst to them, a foreign substance was placed in their drinks. The CSO is investigating the situation. Be vigilant. If you choose to socialize, the CSO reminds you to comply with all COVID-19 health and safety requirements, such as social distancing, wearing a mask, and limiting the size of your group. Avoid all large gatherings; do not socialize with people you do not know.
Campus Community Police (CCP) Main Office Foyer is now closed to members of the public. You can reach the CCP Dispatcher by calling our non-emergency line or by attending to 32 Trent Lane and speak with a Dispatcher through a remote telephone line by dialing extension 52245.
These measures are aimed at protecting our staff and members of the public to minimize the possibility of human-to-human transmission of the virus.
Access to some U of G buildings has changed from “open to the public” to “accessible by employees only”. Employees who have used their swipe card to access specific buildings in the past will still be able to do so. Information on which buildings are accessible only by swipe card is available below. If you have trouble accessing a building, contact Campus Community Police at 519-824-4120 Ext. 52000.
On April 6th, 2019, Guelph Police assisted the University of Guelph Campus Community Police in relation to an investigation of a sexual offense. The incident is reported to have occurred at approximately 7:30 am in the University Centre. The female victim reported that a male was in the University Centre masturbating and assaulted her. The victim did not sustain any injuries.
Today we enjoyed providing a much needed break for hard-working students in the library with another Coffee with Cops stress buster. Thanks to our Chaplain, John Borthwick who joined us today and for his support throughout the year. Wishing all our students the best with their exams and a happy holiday break as well!
Each year, our local Salvation Army provides toys to hundreds of children in need. Please join the Campus Community Police and Fire Prevention officers as we support the Salvation Army and help us spread some Joy this Christmas!
At the United Way luncheon on December 3rd, the Campus Community Police and Fire prevention staff were awarded the President's Award for Special Achievement in the Annual United Way Campaign. This award is given to the unit, department or college that had the highest increase in both participation and dollars raised, demonstrating an increase in awareness about United Way within their area. Sgt. Liz Bouchard and S/Cst.
On June 6th, 2018, Campus Community Police members were proud to join our colleagues from the Guelph Police Service, Wellington County O.P.P and Probation and Parole as we ran the Law Enforcement Torch Run beside some of our Special Olympians. At the end of the run The Cooperators generously donated $10 000 in support of the Special Olympics. What a great day!