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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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Volunteer with the New Westminster Police Department

Take part in our many programs including Bait Car, Stolen Auto Recovery, and Crime Watch Patrol as well as joining us at many community events!

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Crime Reduction Unit make arrest and seize replica handgun

An officer observed a male putting on a tactical vest. The male was detained and when the vest was searched a handgun was found inside one of the pockets.

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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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