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About the Service > River Patrol Unit

The Winnipeg Police Service River Patrol Unit | Alcohol and Boating |
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Current River Conditions:

At this time of year rivers and retention ponds are very dangerous due to slippery banks and thin ice. The water is very cold and incapacitation can occur in minutes if immersed. Please use extreme caution if you need to be in close proximity to these bodies of water. If at all possible, avoid them altogether.

Updated 2015-12-01


 

The Winnipeg Police Service River Patrol is part of the Traffic Unit. The River Patrol is committed to enhancing the year-round use and safety of all navigable and frozen waterways including various retention ponds by education, enforcement of respective laws, acts, by-laws and regulations, and to further provide technical and advisory support to both internal and external agencies.

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Do you have an inquiry not covered by these pages? Contact the Winnipeg Police River Patrol Unit by calling 204-986-8035 or sending an email.

 
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