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Winnipeg Police Service

About the Service > Frequently Asked Questions

Obtaining Police Information

  1. How do I apply for a Child Abuse Registry Check?
  2. How can I obtain police statistics?
  3. How do I find information for my academic research project?

Miscellaneous Information

  1. Where can I obtain information on police auctions?
  2. What do I do if I have found lost or stolen medication?

Obtaining Police Information

1. How do I apply for a Child Abuse Registry Check?

The Winnipeg Police Service does not provide this check. You may contact the following for information.

Child Abuse Registry
777 Portage Avenue
204-945-6967 or Toll Free 1-800-282-8069
Web site: http://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/childfam/child_abuse_registry_form.html

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2. How can I obtain police statistics?

Visit the CrimeStat website for statistical and mapped information on crimes occurring in your District. This information is updated weekly, and archived information is also readily accessible on the site.

At the discretion of the Chief of Police, the WPS does occasionally provide unique statistical summaries for projects which are of direct benefit to the City and the people of Winnipeg. If you believe that your request falls under this category, we encourage you to forward your inquiry in writing for further evaluation and review.

You may send your written request to:

Chief of Police
Winnipeg Police Service
P.O. Box 1680
Winnipeg, MB
Canada R3C 2Z7
204-986-6037

Visit our Annual Reports section of this website to view Statistical Reports contained within our Annual Reports.


3. How do I find information for my academic research project?

Resources:

  • Utilize the WPS Search tool available along the right hand side to search for the topic you are researching.
  • Utilize the Media Release Search to search WPS Media Releases
  • Visit the CrimeStat website to view crime statistics
  • View past Annual Reports to obtain statistical information

The Winnipeg Police Service is unable to provide routine assistance with academic research matters due to the large number of requests the Service receives and the limited budget we have to process these requests.

At the discretion of the Chief of Police, the WPS does occasionally participate in research projects which are of direct benefit to the City and the people of Winnipeg. If you believe that your request falls under this category, we encourage you to forward your inquiry in writing for further evaluation and review.

You may send your written request to:

Chief of Police
Winnipeg Police Service
P.O. Box 1680
Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 2Z7
204-986-6037


Miscellaneous Information

1. Where can I obtain information on police auctions?

Under the About the Service menu along the top of the page, click on Auctions.

Unclaimed Goods auctions are held a number of times a year. Information is posted as soon as it is received.

Bookmark / FavouriteClick here to bookmark the Winnipeg Police Service Auctions page.

Note: Bicycle Auctions are held once a year in April by the City of Winnipeg Community Services Department License Branch. Call 311 for more information.


2. What do I do if I have found lost or stolen medication?

Don't Dump the Drugs: Turn in Lost or Stolen Medication

Lost or stolen medication can be harmful to those it is not prescribed for. Prescription medication can be lethal if mixed with illegal drugs or alcohol.

For your safety and the safety of your children, take the proper steps to ensure lost and/or stolen medication stays out of the wrong hands.

What do you do if you find lost or stolen medication?

  • Don't dump the drugs make a report and turn in the medication to the nearest police station.
  • DO NOT take and/or mix prescription medication.

Keep your eyes peeled for lost or stolen medication in the following areas:

  • Playgrounds
  • Parks
  • School Zones

Prescription medication found in large quantities could be fatal if abused and/or misused. Medication taken alone or combined with alcohol or other drugs could have serious or fatal consequences.

 


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