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Winnipeg Police Service

About the Service - Frequently Asked Questions

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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:

How can I obtain police statistics?

Visit the CrimeMaps website for statistical and mapped information on crimes occurring in your District.

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

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.

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.

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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Last update: August 29, 2019

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