Winnipeg police say suspects in chase connected to shooting, carjacking

Winnipeg police have linked a pair of suspects arrested in a Tuesday morning car chase to other crimes, including a carjacking and a shooting.The shooting took place Nov. 2 on William Newton Avenue, when a suspect fired three rounds from...

Winnipeg police chief funding cuts

November 13 2019 8:47am Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth hints at fewer officers if police don’t see a higher funding proposal. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp =...

Reduction in CheckStop program like ‘giving them permission’ to drive drunk, say Winnipeg activists

Winnipeg police’s temporary reduction in the CheckStop program is like giving drunk drivers permission to get behind the wheel impaired, say local activists.The rise in violent crime means Winnipeg police say they have no choice but to re-direct officers from...

Winnipeg police union files grievance over city’s proposed changes to pension plan

The union representing Winnipeg police officers has filed a grievance over what it is calling a “high-handed attack” on their collective bargaining agreement with the city.The action came hours after councillors with the mayor’s Executive Policy Committee took their first...

Cops seize pile of guns after wanted man surfaces at funeral of Winnipeg murder victim

A man who attended the Nov. 7 funeral of Winnipeg’s 38th homicide victim was found with a number of guns, some of which are designed to penetrate police vests.Police said Rami Hagos, 24, was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant when...

Two in custody, school evacuated due to ‘noxious substance’ at R.B. Russell Vocational high school

Posted November 12, 2019 11:50 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ R.B. Russell Vocational high school was evacuated Tuesday morning at about 10:30 after an incident. Winnipeg police had few details...

Closing police stations, moving officers doesn’t tackle root causes of violent crime: Winnipeg activist

Recent changes by Winnipeg police are intended to reduce violence in the city, but one local activist says he’s not sure the new strategy – which includes temporarily closing district police stations – is the best way to tackle the...

Stretch of Academy Road blocked off as police investigate

Posted November 11, 2019 10:01 pm Updated November 11, 2019 10:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A heave police presence gathered in River Heights Monday evening. Academy Road from Elm...

2 charged following Henderson Highway police chase

By Global News Posted November 9, 2019 10:54 am Updated November 9, 2019 10:55 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Police say a man and woman are in custody following a...

Winnipeg police give slain toddler Hunter Smith Honorary Constable status

A Winnipeg toddler whose murder shook the city to its core is being honoured, posthumously, by Winnipeg police.The family of Hunter Haze Straight Smith, 3, said his dream was to become a police officer when he grew up, so the...
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