Methamphetamines and the Community
The Manitoba Association of Chiefs of Police endeavors to educate the public in regards to potential indicators of a methamphetamine lab, as well as the dangers of methamphetamine and synthetic drug production, pose within our communities. We hope you find these resources helpful and ask that you share them within in own circles in an effort to help us help our communities.
Methamphetamine and other synthetic drugs have overrun communities across Canada, which has a serious impact on community safety, contributing to increasing violent acts and property crimes. Methamphetamine is one of the most prevalent substances on the Canadian illicit drug market. All Canadian police services are acutely aware of these impacts. Some have targeted those who import, produce, and distribute this harmful substance. The coordination of efforts at a national level allows law enforcement to take advantage of collective resources supported by nationally–focused, reliable intelligence.
MACP encourages social media followers to share the messages and information to help educate other members within your community of the potential indicators of methamphetamine and synthetic drug labs, as well as the dangers methamphetamine and synthetic drug production, poses within our communities. If you see indicators of a methamphetamine or synthetic drug lab, remain at a safe distance, do not approach suspects, and call your local police immediately. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).