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Bike Theft Crime Trend

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: Location: Quayside Dr. Crimes: Storage locker break-ins Bicycle thefts Prevention Tips: Secure your personal belongings using proper locks. Report any suspicious activity to the police. Document serial numbers. Lock bikes to a secure structure.

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Car decorating contest

Congratulations to Samanya and Ariana who are the winners of the car decorating contest! You will be meeting Chief Constable Dave Jones and receiving a VIP tour of the police department. Thanks to the other top six entries. You will be contacted shortly about receiving your evidence bag full of goodies. Bravo to each of […]

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Crime trend – Downtown theft from autos

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions:   Location: Downtown area – South of 3rd Ave, West of 8th St, including Quayside Dr.   Crimes: Theft of Auto – (evening/ overnight hours) Theft from Auto – streets and undergrounds (evening/overnight hours) […]

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6 tips to protect your mail

By taking a few precautions against mail fraud, you can protect your mail and yourself from becoming an easy target of identity thieves. If you’re expecting mail and don’t receive it, follow up with the sender to make sure it was sent. If you suspect you were a victim of mail theft, call our non-emergency […]

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Recognize these faces?

On June 1, 2016, a brown leather bag containing a number of photographs was located in the area of Quayside Drive and Renaissance Square, New Westminster. Inside the brown leather bag was a piece of paper on which the name “Robert Mackay” was written. Extensive efforts to locate Robert Mackay or any family member have […]

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Photo of New Westminster Police members being misused as American political graphic

On January 23, the New Westminster Police Department became aware that a photo of our members was being misused by an American anti-Women’s march group. The photo features three of our members standing in front of a patrol vehicle with anti-Women’s march commentary below the photograph. The photo was taken by a photographer of the […]

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Crime prevention program Safe-Tea is back for the holiday season

The New Westminster Police Department’s crime prevention program Safe-Tea was such a success that it’s back for the holiday season. This free program brings together local police and seniors to talk about recent trends in fraud, and ways to stay safe. If you’re interested in learning more about this program please call Constable Wendy Bowyer […]

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18 Halloween safety tips

With Halloween fast approaching, we’d like to share with residents safety tips from the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services. Please take the following precautions to ensure this year will be safe and fun filled for all. Tips for Parents: Children trick-or-treating should stay on the sidewalk or path when walking from house to house. […]

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Learn about the traffic offence scam

The New Westminster Police Department are warning the public of a recent scam in which victims are notified via e-mail that they’ve committed a traffic offence caught on camera. The e-mails claim the recipient would be reported to police if the fine for the traffic offence was not paid. The New Westminster Police Department serves […]

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Storm warning

Storms are forecast to bring heavy rain and strong winds this evening. Stay tuned to Environment Canada for storm updates. Residents are also encouraged to keep informed by visiting the City of New Westminster website, and social media channels including Facebook and Twitter. Drivers are asked to use extra caution when on the roads. Tips […]

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