Graffiti – Investigation: C23-184553

Released: July 31, 2023 at 1:49 p.m.

On July 30, 2023, the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the report of graffiti vandalism along the 6.5 mile loop of the the World Police & Fire Games Half Marathon route beginning in St. Vital Park.

More than 65 phrases including profanity and acronyms used by police abolitionist groups were spray painted on the roadway, walking paths and portable bathroom stalls. It is believed the graffiti occurred overnight and no arrests have been made at this time.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this graffiti is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or can leave an anonymous tip at 204-786-TIPS or

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