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Winnipeg Police Service

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Report a crime online

If this is an EMERGENCY or a CRIME IN PROGESS, call 9-1-1.

Online reporting is not monitored 24/7

Please note that Online Reports cannot be accepted if the incident involves;

Any theft, loss or property damage exceeding $5,000.
Personal violence such as; assault, robbery, domestic violence.
Motor vehicle collision.
Theft (or loss) of firearm or medication.
Theft of vehicle, license plate or utility trailer.
Hate motivated vandalism or graffiti.

File a Police Report

The following report types may be submitted online, simply click the link below;

Break and Enter
Damage/Mischief Property
Damage/Mischief Vehicle
Fraud - Failure to Provide Service
Fraud - Identity Theft
Fraud - Scam
Fraud - Unauthorized use/possession of Payment Device
Lost Property
Theft under $5,000
Theft from Vehicle
Traffic Complaint
Retail Theft - shoplifting or gas drive off
Supplemental Report

Provide a Crime Tip

Crime Tip - Marihuana Grow, Drug Lab
Crime Tip - Drug Complaints (Using, Dealing, Selling)
Crime Tip - Gang Activity or Problem Location

Sample Narratives

FAQs


a detached garage

Break and Enter

Entry gained by unknown persons to garages (attached/detached), porches, sheds, storage lockers, laundry rooms, mailboxes. Entry may occur by door being forced or kicked in, lock cut or entry to an unlocked space.

  • Entry may occur by lock being cut, door being forced or kicked in or entry by unlocked door.
  • Accepted only if there are no known suspects.
  • Please note: If someone broke into your home, apartment or business you must call (204) 986-6222 to report the incident.


a garage door which has been vandalized

Damage/ Mischief to Property

Has someone damaged, defaced or vandalized public or private property?  This may include:

  • Breaking windows, mailboxes, throwing eggs.
  • Spray painting, writing or drawing on property.
  • Accepted only if there are no known suspects.


a vehicle with scratches on the drivers side

Damage / Mischief to Vehicle (Not from a Collision)

Has someone damaged, defaced or vandalized your vehicle. This may include:

  • Denting, scratching or keying the vehicle.
  • Breaking windows or lights, slashing tires.
  • Accepted only if there are no known suspects.


a male holding up a phone with a dollar sign on it

Fraud - Failure to Provide Service

The intentional use of deceit in order to persuade someone to part with money or property. This may include:

  • Another party accepts money without the intent to provide the agreed upon goods or services.
  • Spray painting, writing or drawing on property.
  • Accepted with known and unknown suspects.


a female at a computer with computer code across the screen

Fraud - Identity Theft

The intentional deceptive use or possession of another person's identity to commit a fraud.  This may include:

  • Personal information which has been used without the individual's knowledge or consent (i.e. credit application).
  • Accepted with known and unknown suspects.


a phone with the wording You Won across it

Fraud - Scam

The intentional use of deceit to persuade someone to part with something of value.  This may include:

  • You gave money to someone who contacted you in person, over the phone or internet and you believe they obtained your money by being untruthful.
  • Accepted with known and unknown suspects.


a debit machine and a phone

Fraud - Unauthorized use / Possession of Payment Device

The intentional misuse of another person's payment device instrument.  This may include:

  • Debit card, credit card, gift card and/or cheque.
  • Accepted with known and unknown suspects.


a wallet that is on the ground

Lost Property

Lost property includes any material goods that are missing or lost.  This may include:

  • Currency, jewelry, keys, laptop and/or personal identification.
  • Lost firearms or medication cannot be reported online.


a bicycle that has been stolen with one tire left behind

Theft under $5,000

Theft involves someone taking property without your permission.  This may include:

  • Theft of a bicycle, lawnmower, tools or other tangible item(s).
  • Accepted only if there are no known suspects.


a vehicle with the back window smashed out

Theft from Vehicle

Involves the taking of property from within a vehicle without the owner's permission.  This may include:

  • Theft of car stereo, vehicle parts, laptop or other tangible item(s) from locked or unlocked vehicle.
  • Accepted only if there are no known suspects.
  • Please note:  Ignition damage is an attempt theft of vehicle and is not eligible for online reporting.


a green light

Traffic Complaint

Incidents involving aggressive driving and/or a traffic violation or reoccurring situation at specific location.  This may include:

  • Stop sign or red light infractions, excessive speeding, distracted or careless driving, unsafe passing of a school bus or speeding in school zones.
  • Please note:  Ignition damage is an attempt theft of vehicle and is not eligible for online reporting.


an individual filling their vehicle with gas

Retail Theft - Shoplifting or Gas Drive Off

Are you the owner, manager or employee of a;

  • Gas station reporting the theft of gas?
  • Retail Store reporting the theft of merchandise?
  • Accepted only if there are no known suspects.
  • Please note:  If the theft is still in progress or you know the location or identity of the suspect, call 911


Provide additional informaiton to my Police Report

Supplemental Report

You may add additional information to an already filed police report or an approved online report. 

  • Such as additional property discovered stolen or damaged.
You will require the official police report number to submit a Supplemental Report.
  • Official police report numbers begin with a C, R or E (C170123456, R170123456 or E170123456).


Marihuana plants

Drug Complaints - Marihuana Grow, Drug Lab

Locations which are used for the growth, manufacturing and/or distribution of illicit drugs.  This may include:

  • A residence used to grow marihuana or a business used to manufacture methamphetamine.
  • Accepted with known and unknown suspects.


Two suspicious people interating in dark, secluded area

Drug Complaints - Using, Dealing, Selling

Suspicious activity relating to the illicit drug trade which negative impacts the community. This may include:

  • Persons using, dealing and/or selling illicit drugs in a particular area.
  • Accepted with known and unknown suspects.


a female leaning down and talking to someone in the drivers seat of a car

Gang Activity and/or Problem Locations

Criminal and non-political acts of violence committed by a group of people engaging in criminal activity.  This may include:

  • Suspicious activity, persistent noise from the same location and prostitution related traffic.
  • Accepted with known and unknown suspects.


Anonymity and Confidential Informant Status

If you would like to make an anonymous complaint, contact
Crime Stoppers.

If you would like to seek confidential informant status, speak directly with a police officer and immediately inform that officer of your desire to be protected by informant privilege.


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Last update: September 26, 2019

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