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Snowfall warning

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Metro Vancouver area. Residents are asked to take necessary safety precautions. Crews will be keeping major roads clear and responding to power outages. If you have a power outage tonight or on the weekend, please call 604-526-8875. Please stay tuned to Environment Canada for storm updates and NWPD social media for local updates.

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Emergency 9-1-1

Crime Prevention Unit Volunteer

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Take a positive step towards a better New Westminster by volunteering for one of the many programs that the Crime Prevention Unit has to offer. Volunteers’ involvement is not only essential to the success of the community, but also rewarding for those who participate. Volunteers gain a real satisfaction knowing that they play a key role in making their neighbourhood a safer and more enjoyable place for everyone.

If you have any questions you’re welcome to call us at 604-529-2528. We are not accepting applications at the moment, however, your name can be added to a wait list and we can contact you when we recruit volunteers again. Please email volunteering@nwpolice.org to add your name to the wait list.

Requirements

CITIZENSHIP Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
MINIMUM AGE 19 years of age or older
DRIVER’S LICENSE Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class 7 in some circumstances)
PHOTO Two current passport style photographs in color
HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION High School graduation certificate or GED
PHYSICAL ABILITIES Must be physically fit to perform required duties and demonstrate a fit and healthy lifestyle
BACKGROUND Ability to successfully complete a thorough background investigation
SECOND LANGUAGE Individuals from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds who live, work and play in New Westminster. Fluency in a language other than English is a definite asset.
COMMUNICATION Excellent verbal and written communication skills
COMMITMENT Must commit to a minimum of one year of volunteer service (60 hours of service a year) and must be able to attend all required training (12-20 hours of training)