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How to support first responders

Across our country, thousands of first responders are struggling, often in silence, with what their jobs require them to confront: the death of a colleague, gruesome violence, horrific traffic collisions, overwrought relatives, and suicides in progress. After witnessing these events is not uncommon for constables to report partial post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. PTSD is […]

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Information Session April 12

Our last information session was a packed house, and because of the interest we’ve scheduled additional information sessions. On April 12 we will be having information sessions at 5:00pm and 7:00pm. If you’re interested in learning more about working with the New Westminster Police Department please register through Eventbrite and let us know what session […]

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Student Police Academy accepting applications

Are you a grade 11 or 12 student who is curious about a career in policing? Want to learn from the best about investigative methods and advanced driving techniques? Then consider applying for the 2016 New Westminster Police Department Student Police Academy. This two week program gives you a behind the scenes look at all […]

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Play a key role in keeping your neighbourhood safe

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 […]

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Protect yourself against phone scams

We are warning residents about a telephone scam involving fraudsters posing as governments agents. New Westminster residents are still being targeted by people claiming to work with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), a scenario that’s affected local residents since the summer. Scammers contact people by phone, telling them they owe money that must be repaid or […]

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Social Media Workshop for Parents

Register today! Event is at 6:30pm on January 28. Presented by the New Westminster Police Department and Parents’ Night Out Jesse Miller on Digital Citizenship Learn about social networking and what kids are really doing online. Kids in 2016 are growing up in a digital age, growing up in a wired world we could never […]

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Twitter Chat about Crime Reduction for Businesses

We are hosting a twitter chat tomorrow morning at 11:00am to chat with local businesses about crime reduction. Shoplifting has been a hot topic as of late and we’d like to provide the business community an opportunity to engage with us and one another about tips and strategies. You can find us on twitter (@NewWestPD) […]

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Don’t give car prowlers any early Christmas presents this December

New Westminster Police Department is warning shoppers not to give car prowlers any early Christmas presents this December. We hope to raise awareness about thefts from vehicles this December, says Acting Sargent Jeff Scott. “People are thinking about preparing meals and buying gifts. It’s a busy time of year and protecting yourself against theft is […]

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Lest we forget

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Cenotaph to remember the sacrifices our Veterans have made. May their courage and bravery never be forgotten.

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Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a form of impaired driving as a driver’s judgment is compromised when they are not fully focused on the road. Distracted driving is the act of driving while engaged in other activities—such as looking after children, texting, talking on the phone or to a passenger, watching videos, eating, or reading. Even talking […]

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