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If the crime you are reporting is an emergency, call 911.
If the crime you are reporting is not an emergency, you can call the non-emergency line at 604-525-5411 or attend our Front Counter at 555 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC.
On behalf of myself and the New Westminster Police Board we wanted to make the following statement regarding the recent death of George Floyd. As an organization, we share the hurt and pain many have felt after seeing the video of Mr. Floyd’s tragic death. It is clear that we owe it to those we […]
The response to our post about the junior detective briefcase being sent in the mail was overwhelming! We would like to make the briefcase available to as many kids as we can, so we’re making as much of the briefcase available online as possible. Inside, you will find information about when to call 9-1-1, exercises […]
*UPDATE* Due to the overwhelming demand our junior detective briefcase is out of stock. Do you know a young person who would like to receive a junior detective briefcase in the mail? Inside, kids will find a letter from the Acting Chief of Police, a light-up NWPD keychain, exercises to test their observation skills, a […]
Do you have questions about COVID-19 regarding symptoms or health questions? Please visit the BC-CDC website or the Ministry of Health Website. Do you have information about people of businesses disregarding the latest public health orders? The City of New Westminster has a COVID-19 compliance hotline 604-636-4343 (M-F 8am-5pm, and weekends 10am-6pm) or […]
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our front desk is closed until further notice. Many of the services our front desk offers, can be completed online. You can also call us on our non-emergency line 604-525-5411 and in an emergency dial 9-1-1. When our front counter is open we will update via our website and social […]
The Child and Youth Resource Unit would like to inform you that some changes are being made to the laws and regulations surrounding the consumption of cannabis edibles. New legislation is coming into effect regarding cannabis with new products expected to reach store shelves in December. This would expand offerings to include oils, extracts, sprays, […]
Keep your Home Safe Lock your windows and doors when you leave the house: Whenever you choose to leave the house, always make sure to lock your windows and doors. This will prevent criminals from breaking into your residence during your vacancy. Don’t post on social media until you have returned from your trip: While […]
Could you arrest a high profile target as a tactical team using advanced skills and tactics? Could you survive the rigorous training that all ERT candidates must go through? Could you protect and provide security for the Prime Minister, celebrities and witnesses? If you think you could execute these tasks, then ERT might be […]
The New Westminster Police Department are inviting members of the public, including residents, business owners, students, and people who frequently visit the city, to participate in community consultations to help draft their next strategic plan. The new strategic plan will outline the future mission and vision of the NWPD as well as provide a framework […]
Please be advised that we are experiencing an increase in Police Information Check and Taxi Permit applications. Normal processing time is 2-4 weeks and we are working diligently to process each application as quickly as possible. In order to assist us with this process we are requesting applicants refrain from contacting the NWPD to check […]