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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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School starts September 6

New Westminster Police will be increasing their enforcement in school zones for the start of school September 6. We ask everyone to be vigilant with roadside safety. We ask motorists to please increase their defensive driving habits when it comes to pedestrian safety. Extra care in school zones, intersections, and marked crosswalks are the hallmark […]

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Cell phone donation drive a huge success

We are so touched by your generosity! We are no longer accepting donations of cell phones. We have surpassed our cell phone donation drive goal of 50 phones and now we have more than 200 phones! We are calling this donation drive a success. If you would like to continue supporting the Victim Assistance Unit […]

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Beware of unreputable couriers

The New Westminster Police Department is warning the public about the use of unofficial couriers through online classified websites. In the past year, there has been several instances where people hired an unofficial courier to transport items out of the country but the property never arrived. Particularly, there have been couriers hired through the website […]

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Thanks for a great Soccer School!

A huge thank you to everyone who made the 2016 Soccer School a success. Volunteers, coaches, organizers, kids and parents, we couldn’t have done it without you! A huge shout out to our partners: The Castle Neighbourhood Grill – provided a BBQ to over 400 people – kids and adults G & F Financial for […]

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Keeping your home safe while on vacation

A house or apartment left empty while its owners are traveling is a tempting target for criminals. To ensure you have peace of mind while you’re away, here are five things you ought to consider, whether the family is driving to the Shuswap Lake for a long weekend or flying to Japan for a month. Ask […]

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Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2016

Constable McLeod is participating in the Pulling Together Canoe Journey 2016! From July 2 to July 11, Constable McLeod will be paddling through traditional territories of Lil’wat, Samahquam, Skatin, Xa’xtsa, Sts’ailes, Sq’ewlets and Leq’a:mel. Cheer her on as she trains, and embarks on this exciting adventure! About the Pulling Together Canoe Journey Mission Statement:  “Recognizing […]

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August 16 Information Session

  Would you like to learn more about what it takes to become a police officer with the NWPD? If so, then we welcome you to attend one of our upcoming information sessions. Our recruiting team will answer any questions you may have and also discuss: Why you should consider joining the NWPD. Requirements and […]

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Wrap our Ride unveiling

Massey Theatre parking lot 735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster June 6, 11:45am – Noon The Wrap our Ride contest involved transforming a Hummer H2 into an anti-gang vehicle designed by a twelve year old New Westminster student, Christian. The Hummer H2 has been granted to the NWPD through the provincial government’s Civil Forfeiture Program which […]

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