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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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City resources about nuisance activity

Due in part to the ongoing pandemic, the community is grappling with increased homelessness and other concerns such as graffiti and unsightly vacant premises. New Westminster city staff have compiled some helpful resources for residents.

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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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