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One Officer Patrol Cars – A Life & Death Debate
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One Officer Patrol Cars – A Life & Death Debate

The issue regarding single officer patrol cars has been on the table many times between the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) and the City of Winnipeg during contract negotiations. The issue is always controversial and garners significant attention from the media.  Public sentiment is often divided and strongly influenced by media […]

Police Still Seeking Murder Suspect – Two Young Offenders Nabbed
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Police Still Seeking Murder Suspect – Two Young Offenders Nabbed

On March 23, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release announcing the arrest of a young offender charged in a February north end killing. On February 6, 2017 at 11:15 p.m., police and EMS responded to the 500 block of Magnus Avenue regarding an injured man. Upon arrival, […]

North End Arson Takes Heinous Twist
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North End Arson Takes Heinous Twist

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release regarding a north end arson case that appears to be heading in a decidedly more heinous direction. On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at approximately 9:45 a.m., EMS workers responded to a working house fire in the 400 block of […]

WPS Shoulder Flash
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Stabbing Morphs into Homicide Case

It happens every now and then. Police investigate a serious assault that morphs into something more serious. That’s precisely what happened in the case of Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim. On March 10, 2017, at approximately 2:20 p.m., WPS officers responded to a report of an assault that occurred in the […]

Shots Fired – Young Woman Killed in West Broadway
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Shots Fired – Young Woman Killed in West Broadway

Gunfire has claimed yet another young life on the mean streets of Winnipeg. On March 12, 2017 at approximately 10:10 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of a gunshot heard in the 200 block of Spence Street. Upon arrival, police located an adult female victim outside […]

RCMP Officer Charged with Manslaughter in 2015 Police Involved Shooting – The View From Down Here
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RCMP Officer Charged with Manslaughter in 2015 Police Involved Shooting – The View From Down Here

It was just a matter of time I suppose. On March 2nd, 2017, the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) issued a press release indicating they charged RCMP Constable Abram Letkeman with a number of offences in connection with his use of deadly force in Thompson, Manitoba on November 21, 2015. […]

Police Crack Case – Warrants Issued
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Police Crack Case – Warrants Issued

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit has charged a fourteen (14) year old-young offender and issued arrest warrants to two alleged killers in a recent murder case. On February 6, 2017 at 11:15 p.m., police and EMS responded to the 500 block of Magnus Avenue regarding an injured man. Upon arrival, police […]

Perez Adarryl Cleveland (WPS Handout)
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Police Keep Murder Case on the Down Low – Trio Charged

On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release providing details of a shocking 2016 murder case that had yet to be reported. Police identified the victim as Jennifer Barrett (42) whose decomposing body was found in a 45 gallon barrel filled with chemical agents designed to hasten the […]