Police Records - Frequently Asked Questions
The Winnipeg Police Service does not release police reports. You can make a request under FIPPA (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act). To make a request, you must complete a FIPPA application form and the process can take up to 30 days. Submit the completed application form to the City Clerk's Department by mail, fax or email:
Mail: City Clerk's Department, Susan A. Thompson Building, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1B9
If you have questions regarding The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act you may contact 204-986-7509 or 204-986-8106.
If you require a police incident number, please call 204-986-6073, press 5 and leave a detailed message and a representative will return your call.
If you require a police incident confirmation, you must attend the Police Headquarters during business hours. There is a fee for this request, depending on the number required. The following will be released: police incident number, incident type, incident location, date reported, and attending police badge numbers. We DO NOT released police reports.
You are entitled only to your statement. The fee for this is $21.26. You can attend to the Winnipeg Police Headquarters during regular business hours and fill out a Motor Vehicle Collision request form. Bring in 2 pieces of valid ID. This process can take up to 10 working days and will be mailed out to you.
The applicant is only able to print the electronic PIC for their own records. When the PIC is shared with the agency, VOID does not appear.
Yes, the Police Information Check is the new terminology for a criminal record check.
No, all applications received are processed on a first come first service basis. For faster service, you can apply on-line as long as the agency you are applying with is registered.
No, all Police Information Checks are mailed out to your residence.
The applicant can have duplicate copies for $5.00 each only if they applied in person. No copies can be made if one applied online. To obtain a copy, attend to the Police Headquarters during regular business hours.
They do not expire, however it is up to the applicant to check with the agency on their policy.
Yes - you can obtain a copy of your receipt by attending the Police Headquarters located at 245 Smith Street during business hours.