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150th Anniversary

The police department dates back to March 10th, 1873, when New Westminster’s city council authorized the hiring of Constable Jonathan Morey – making the New Westminster Police Department one of the oldest in Western Canada.

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What to expect at NWPD during renovations

Due to renovations our front doors are locked. Visitors are asked to buzz the intercom and a staff member will meet with you or provide you access to the lobby phone where you can make a police report.

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Suspect with numerous warrants connected to assault in New Westminster arrested in Maple Ridge

On December 30th 2022, a high risk arrest occurred in the 12300 block of 227th Street in Maple Ridge. This arrest resulted in one suspect, 26 year old Joshawa Hall of Coquitlam, who was wanted on numerous warrants, being taken into police custody.

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We’re working to improve accessibility and make the New Westminster Police Department more accessible for all.

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Now hiring experienced officers

This is your time to join the New Westminster Police Department. With the NWPD the opportunities for your career are as diverse as your interests.

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Join Nextdoor, your online neighbourhood network

Join us on Nextdoor to engage with us, your neighbours, and receive important safety and crime prevention information.

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