June 4, 2021 Media Release

Human Remains Identified – Investigation: C09-226325

On May 31, 2021, the RCMP issued a media release indicating that human remains had been located approximately one kilometre east of Oakbank in a wooded area near the rail line.

The Oakbank RCMP, along with the assistance of Springfield Police Service, CP Police and an anthropology team, commenced an investigation of this discovery.

On June 2, 2021, a forensic examination confirmed the remains of  Roy Robert LEDOUX of Winnipeg.

Roy LEDOUX, who was 48 at the time, was identified as a missing person by the Winnipeg Police Service in October 2009. He was last seen in Winnipeg and foul play is not suspected.

This investigation is continuing by the Missing Persons Unit. Please contact 204-986-6250 if you have any information or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Motor Vehicle Collision: C21-127193

On June 3, 2021, at approximately 8:00 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Henderson Highway and Chief Peguis Trail. 

A west-bound Ford Fusion was attempting to merge onto north-bound Hendeson Highway when it collided with a north-bound Honda CRV. The collision caused a fire in Ford.

The lone driver of the Honda and five occupants of the Ford were all transported to hospital. All are in stable condition.

CALEA Accreditation Process

The Winnipeg Police Service is scheduled for a virtual on-site assessment beginning Monday, July 19, 2021, examining aspects of Winnipeg Police policy and procedure, management, operations, and support services. The assessment is part of a multi-year voluntary reaccreditation process conducted by CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies). The certificate of accreditation is an internationally-recognized demonstration of law enforcement professional excellence.

As part of the virtual on-site assessment, the public is invited to offer comments to the assessors by phoning, attending the online information session, or providing a written submission via email. 
On Monday, July 19th, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT the public may phone the assessors to provide their comments.  The contact phone number is 204-986-3406.

On Monday, July 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. CDT the public may attend the online information session to speak with the assessors using the ZOOM meeting link below.  The meeting will adjourn when all presenters are heard.

Meeting ID: 945 6974 9630
Passcode: CALEA2021

Comments shared by phone, or online are limited to 10 minutes and must address the Service’s ability to comply with the Commission’s standards.  Access to the standards is available upon request between June 1, 2021 and July 16, 2021 by emailing WPS-Accreditation@winnipeg.ca and providing a user name and email address.   

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Winnipeg Police Service’s ability to comply with the standards for reaccreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia, USA 20155.  Email:  calea@calea.org .  Written submissions are required to be received no later than Wednesday, July 21st, 2021.

For further information please contact Mr. Corey Charman, Risk, Audit & Accreditation Unit, Winnipeg Police Service.  Email:  ccharman@winnipeg.ca

Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca