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VIDEO: Alleged Robber Shot Dead By Winnipeg Police

Posted: September 13th at 12:30pm Featured, JUSTICE, NEWS, manitoba, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB. — A 23-year-old man is dead after being shot by Winnipeg police. The deceased was identified as the suspect in a violent crime spree that began around 11:15pm…

Cop Chopper Helps Arrest Winnipeg Man After Armed Robbery

Posted: July 5th at 7:28pm Featured, JUSTICE, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg Police have arrested a 25-year-old Winnipeg man for armed robbery. The robbery took place in the 1400 block of Main Street. Police say a 25-year-old woman…

Winnipeg Police Release 2016 AIR1 Report

Posted: May 29th at 5:00pm Featured, NEWS, manitoba, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB. — Winnipeg police have released the 2016 annual report about their AIR1 chopper. The Flight Operations Unit Statistical Report outlines the purchase of a new Infrared and High…

Police Chopper, Canine Unit Assist in Early Morning Arrest

Posted: January 27th at 9:00am Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - The Winnipeg Air1 helicopter and Canine Unit were successfully called into action early Friday morning. Following an armed robbery at a business on the 500 block of Keenleyside Street,…

Winnipeg Police Board approves new thermal imaging camera

Posted: August 31st, 2016 at 12:34pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
The Winnipeg based AIR1 chopper will be receiving a thermal camera after all. The funding towards the new equipment was approved by the Winnipeg Police Board on Wednesday morning. There…

Air1 police chopper called in for high speed chase

Posted: January 11th, 2016 at 3:58pm Featured, JUSTICE, NEWS, manitoba
A high speed chase shortly before midnight on Sunday, January 10, has ended with the arrest of Byron Frost, a 29-year-old from Selkirk, Manitoba. Winnipeg police observed his vehicle near…

Helicopter helps CN police nab break-and-enter suspect

Posted: August 13th, 2015 at 6:30pm Featured, JUSTICE, NEWS, Winnipeg
On Aug. 13, 2015, shortly after 1 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service was requested to assist CN Police in regards to a break and enter to a rail car that…

Police ‘copter crew won’t be disciplined for X-rated broadcast

Posted: July 24th, 2015 at 4:04pm Featured, NEWS, OTHER, Winnipeg
On June 2, a private conversation from the cockpit of Air1, as well as dialogue from police radio dispatch was inadvertently broadcast over the helicopter’s PA system. A review of…

Police apologize for “inappropriate” chopper talk

Posted: June 23rd, 2015 at 6:45pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
The Winnipeg Police Service has issued an apology after a racy conversation between Air1 officers was inadvertently broadcast to the public Monday night. At about 9:30 p.m., two crew members…

Man charged for aiming laser pointer at Winnipeg police helicopter

Posted: June 21st, 2015 at 12:34pm Featured, JUSTICE, NEWS, Winnipeg
On June 21, 2015, at approximately 12:10 a.m., members of the Flight Operations Unit – Air1 responded to the Red River Exhibition grounds located in the 3900 block of Portage…
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