WINNIPEG, MB: The 2018 annual crime stats released by the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) clearly show that more police resources are urgently needed to protect innocent members of the public from a crime problem that is getting worse with each passing week.
The WPS released its Annual Statistical Report on Monday, which shows violent crime has increased by 18% over the past five years, while property crime skyrocketed 19% from 2017 and is now up more than 40% over the past five years. The report also showed the WPS Communications Centre received a total of 618,321 calls for service in 2018, a spike of more than 32,000 calls from the previous year – and a staggering increase of more than 86,000 calls from 2014 when Mayor Bowman first took office.
The WPA is the presenting sponsor for the Special Olympics Manitoba Stars ‘FORE’ Special O golf tournament.
WINNIPEG, MB: Today, the TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) attracted 1,547 registered riders to set a new record.
The unclaimed prizes from the 2019 Manitoba Telus Ride for Dad are:
Prize #1 - RFD Fridge and Beer - Ticket #2063
Prize #4 - Custom Earbuds, RFD Jean Jacket, MLCC Gift Certicates - Ticket #2131
50/50 Draw - Take Home $4,400.00 - Ticket #2319
Saturday, April 27, 2019, Canad Inns Polo Park: The 95th Annual Winnipeg Police Association Charity Ball in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba (CHFM) was another huge success. The WPA Charity Ball is the longest running annual charity function of its kind in North America.
The Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) is proud to announce the 11th annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) happens Saturday, May 25, 2019 with the six week prostate cancer awareness and education campaign beginning today. “We are officially launching the 11th TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad campaign fighting prostate cancer,” said Moe Sabourin, President, Winnipeg Police Association and Co-Chair of the Ride for Dad. “Over the next six weeks, leading up to Ride Day, our organizing committee and media partners will be working hard to inform Manitobans of the importance of early detection of prostate cancer. We invite all motorcycle enthusiasts to join the fight by registering for the Ride online and collecting pledge donations – ridefordad.ca/manitoba.”
WINNIPEG, MB: Maurice (Moe) Sabourin, President, Winnipeg Police Association (WPA), is pleased to announce proceeds from the 2018 WPA Charity Ball totalling $45,000 has been donated to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba.
WINNIPEG, MB: New polling data from Probe Research Inc., released today by the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA), shows that more than 60% of Winnipeg adults feel addressing issues regarding crime and safety should be a “top priority” for recently re-elected Mayor Brian Bowman and the new City Council.
WINNIPEG, MB: Today, at Queenston School, before over 150 students and educators, Maurice (Moe) Sabourin, President, Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) launched the 2018-2019 Cool 2Be Kind campaign. This is the 7th year of the positive behaviour/anti-bullying initiative.
WINNIPEG, MB: The Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) has released two new public service announcements (PSAs) for television and online placement to enhance awareness of the important role police officers play while ensuring safety and security for Winnipeg residents.