Winnipeg Police Association

Protecting What Matters

Winnipeg, MB: The Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) today released the following statement in response to Winnipeg City Council’s decision to approve the negotiated agreement between the WPA, the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and the City of Winnipeg to provide our members with access to a secure parking facility downtown at market rates:

"Safe working conditions are a core responsibility for every employer, including the City of Winnipeg. The lack of secure parking downtown has been a long-term concern for our membership, and there have been a number of serious incidents where WPS members and staff have been targeted by criminal elements.

Fredericton, NB: Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) President, Maurice (Moe) Sabourin, was proud to present the Canadian Police Association (CPA) Award of Excellence to two WPA members last night at the CPA awards banquet in Fredericton. Constable Jason Towle and Constable Oli Hanneson were nominated by WPA treasurer Ward Gordon in relation to an incident that saw them go above and beyond the call of duty. Constables Towle and Hanneson were selected for this prestigious award from numerous nominations from across Canada.

Winnipeg, MB - June 14, 2022 – Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) President Maurice ‘Moe’ Sabourin today released the following statement on reports that Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) Chief, Danny Smyth, has been nominated for President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police:

"The WPA and its members are extremely troubled by recent reports that WPS Chief, Danny Smyth, is actively seeking to be appointed President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

WINNIPEG, MB: Today, the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) celebrated its 14TH Ride and attracted over 1,000 registered riders. The record of 1,547 riders set in 2019 is safe for another year. Funds raised from today’s Ride will total close to $350,000 bringing the 14-year fundraising total to over $3.2 million dollars. Proceeds stay in Manitoba for prostate cancer research and education.

All Ride for Dad prizes and 50/50 were claimed at the Wind-up on May 28, 2022.

The 50/50 total sales were $5,774 and the winner took home $2,887.


Jacquelyn Schwartz - ticket number 0139711 - winner of the 2022 Winnipeg Police Association 50-50 in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. The jackpot was $40,390 and Jacquelyn receives half – $20,195. Thank you and everyone who kindly purchased tickets. See you next year.



WINNIPEG, MB: With no one ‘Ride Day’ this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Manitobans were again asked to ‘Ride Alone Together’ in support of the 13th Annual Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD). Riders registered online, collected pledge donations and enjoyed their ‘RAT Ride’ on the days and routes of their choosing – all in the fight against prostate cancer. Today, Saturday, October 2, was the last day for ‘RAT Rides’ and over $115,000 was raised for the cause with pledge donations continuing to come in.

The WPA was the official Game Sponsor of the Winnipeg Goldeyes game on Sunday, September 5, 2021. The opening pitch of the game was delivered by Special Olympic athlete, Jordyn Hiebert, accompanied by WPA President, Moe Sabourin and friends. Fans received free Cool 2Be Kind sunglasses and sticker sheets from WPA member volunteers. A great day all the way around… GO GOLDEYES!

WPFG logoThe Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) are proud sponsors of the 2023 World Police & Fire Games and played an instrumental role – together with the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg – in securing the Games for Winnipeg.