Crime Prevention Tips from the Winnipeg Police

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – Are you wondering how safe your neighbourhood is? The Winnipeg Police have some safety tips and links to crime in your areas that can help.

Winter is here. On a cold winter morning it might seem like a good idea to start your car and let it warm up while you finish getting ready for work or school. Unattended cars warming in driveways and parking lots are easy targets for car thieves.

Use a remote starter, never leave your keys in the car or ignition

Always roll up your windows and lock the car, even if it’s in front of your home.

After a hard day’s work and you park your car for the night;

Do not leave and valuables or packages in your vehicle such as:

-Cash/loose change


-GPS and GPS mount

-Sports equipment

-Important papers and documents

-Presents/Shopping bags

Stay safe and have a great week ahead.

View neighbourhood reports for Residential Break and Enters and Stolen Vehicles.

Visit CrimeStat to view Crime Statistics in Winnipeg.