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Info session – register now!

Space is limited – book your spot now by emailing recruiting@nwpolice.org Attendance is by registration only. Please also visit www.joinnwpd.org for more information about our application process.

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Crime alerts for February

Read our latest crime alerts for the Uptown and Downtown areas of New Westminster. There has been an increase in mail theft, theft of autos and theft from autos and storage lockers in these areas. Please view details and tips on how to prevent becoming a victim of auto crime. Crime alerts page

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Crime Prevention Week November 1-7

November 1-7 is earmarked as Provincial Crime Prevention Week. This week is an important time to recognize the great success New Westminster has achieved in reducing crime and creating a safe community. At the heart of every successful city are people who recognize the responsibility in participating to reduce the risk and fear of crime […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Do not go Trick-or-Treating alone; go with an adult or older brother or sister and stay in a familiar neighbourhood. Wear a bright colored costume that is loose enough that you won’t trip. Carry a flashlight or other light. Do not go to houses that have their lights out and do not go inside any […]

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Sign up for the Crime Free Multi-Housing Phase ONE Training Workshop

Hosted by Burnaby RCMP and the New Westminster Police Department Attention rental property owners and managers! Keep illegal activity off your property and provide a safer, more habitable environment for residents to live. The Crime Free Multi Housing Program is designed to create safer apartment communities through creating relationships between owners, managers, residents, and police. […]

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New distracted driving penalty in effect

Distracted drivers will now get an additional 3 penalty points in addition to the $167 fine. Find out more.

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Congrats to our new volunteers!

Welcome to the NWPD Crime Reduction Team!  

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Fall distracted driving campaign launches

Did you know that distracted driving is now the second leading cause of car crash fatalities in BC? When you’re distracted, you react slower. Most rear-end crashes resulting in injuries are caused by distracted drivers. Follow the safe driving tips below and remember to leave you phone alone when driving. Tips for drivers It can […]

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New Special Constables to staff NWPD’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit

Meet our new special constables, Ryan Curtis and Randy Fullerton, who will staff NWPD’s newly formed Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit. Both new members are experienced commercial vehicle enforcement officers and will be responsible for inspections and the enforcement of provincial and municipal legislation related to commercial vehicle traffic in New Westminster.

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ICBC warns Labour Day long weekend is one of the most dangerous on BC roads

Every year over the Labour Day long weekend, an average of four people are killed and 560 injured in 1,900 crashes across the province. Driver distractions, speed and impaired driving are the top contributing factors in Labour Day long weekend casualty crashes. Here are some safety tips to think about before heading off for the […]

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