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Month: October 2012

NWPD to participate in ICBC’s Speed Relative to Conditions Campaign

With rain in the forecast for later this week, the New Westminster Police will be set up in various locations around the city to enforce ICBC’s Speed Relative to Conditions Campaign. The Department strives to remind drivers that poor weather conditions reduce visibility, requiring slower driving and at least twice the driving distance between vehicles. […]

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NWPD to Hold Ceremony to Christen the Police Vessel in Honour of the Late Ken Shaw

On Friday, October 12 at 11:00 am, the New Westminster Police Department will be holding a ceremony to mark the renaming of the police vessel from the current Mike-1 to Shaw-1, in memory of the late NWPD Sergeant Ken Shaw, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2008. Sgt. Shaw’s widow and family members will […]

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NWPD Gives Insight into Front-line Policing through “View from the Street” Blog

The New Westminster Police Department has launched their new blog titled “View from the Street” – the latest in the series of social media initiatives the department has implemented in 2012. The blog aims to give insight into the front-line work of police officers using a more personal, less “corporate” voice than is normally used […]

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Saving Lives during Operation Impact

October 5-8, 2012 will mark Operation Impact, a national campaign to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This special weekend is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public in safe driving practices […]

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Homicide in New Westminster – Suspect Description Provided

On September 29, 2012 just after 10:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a phone call to assist the BCAS for a stabbing victim in the 500 block of 3rd Avenue. BCAS transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 5:44am Witnesses in the area spotted a male running from […]

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