THE WINDSOR POLICE BICYCLE REGISTRY
Windsor Police has created bicycle registration to help protect bicycles owned by residents of Windsor and surrounding area. This program will increase the chances of having your bicycle returned to you if it is stolen or lost. It is important to remember that you still have to make a police report if your bike is stolen.
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We are proud to offer this additional service to help protect your bicycle from theft. To prevent theft of your bicycle we recommend investing in a good quality lock and securing your bicycle and wheels to an immovable object.
IDENTIFYING YOUR BICYCLE
Most bicycles come marked with a serial number. If yours does not have a serial number, engrave an identifying number on the frame. You can also mark your wheels and components with the same number to make it even easier to identify.
REGISTER YOUR BICYCLE OR EBIKE
Sometimes the most proficient thief can bypass weak inexpensive locks or come upon your bicycle during the "ONE" instance you forget to lock it. The Windsor Police Service recovers hundreds of stolen and abandoned bicycles every year but is often unable to identify the owner because the theft is often unreported. Registering your bicycle will greatly assist in its recovery if stolen.
1) On-line registration at
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2) Print and complete the attached form. It can be mailed or dropped off at Windsor Police Headquarters at 150 Goyeau Street, Windsor, Ontario.
Bike Registry Pamphlet
Online report criteria:
- You MUST have a valid E-Mail address
- You MUST provide the bicycle serial number, make, style, and colour
- You MUST disable your computer's pop-up blocking software before you may proceed.
- The Windsor Police Bicycle Registry is for residents of Windsor and surrounding area.
- You MUST complete a seperate form for each bicycle you wish to register.
- Once you complete the online registration information and it is received by the Windsor Police Service you will receive email confirmation.
- Filing a false police report is a criminal offence.
- You may be contacted by email or telephone if further information is required.
Help protect yourself from injuries by wearing an approved bicycle safety helmet, using proper lights and reflectors, having a bell or horn, and following the rules of the road.