The Winnipeg Police Athletic Association (WPAA) became the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) March 16, 1972 in advance of the Unicity amalgamation of 1974. At that time, all police associations in the Greater Winnipeg area became members of the newly minted WPA.
The Cool 2Be Kind campaign is an initiative of the Winnipeg Police Association and focuses on teaching youth in grades K-8 the value of being kind. Entering our seventh year, this positive behavior initiative outlines the benefits of being kind to others and making good choices in school and in life.
The 95th Annual Winnipeg Police Association Charity Ball in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba happens Saturday, April 27, 2019, Canad Inn Polo Park. Over the past 27 years the Charity Ball has raised over $640,000 for the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba thanks to the generous support of table sponsors and raffle prize donors.