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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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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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