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Month: February 2014

Get your tickets for the Cops for Cancer hockey game!

Friday, March 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm, Queen’s Park Arena This year the NWPD hockey team (New West Blues) is teaming up with the Senior Men’s Salmonbellies to take on the Vancouver Canucks Alumni Team. We’ll be playing against players like Cliff Ronning, Kirk McLean, Dave Babych, Gary Valk, Tony Tanti, Alex Auld, Garth Butcher, […]

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NWPD investigate shot fired into residence

New Westminster – On February 27, 2014 at approximately 4:30 pm, NWPD patrol officers responded to a call from a resident of an apartment in the 200 block of Salter Street who said that they had found a bullet hole in their patio window. The initial investigation has indicated that the shot was fired at […]

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NWPD Seek Assistance to Identify Male Suspect in Robbery

New Westminster – On February 12, 2014 at 8:22 pm, a taxi driver picked up a customer at the Edmonds Skytrain Station in Burnaby. The lone male pulled a knife on the driver and stole a sum of money from him. The driver was then forced to attend a convenience store in New Westminster where […]

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Update to charges relating to motor vehicle crashing into entrance of RCH

New Westminster – On September 9, 2012, the New Westminster Police attended the Royal Columbian Hospital after receiving a call that a vehicle had crashed through the front entrance of the hospital. An investigation was conducted and charges were submitted against Ranjit Singh SANDHU, a twenty-seven year old male from Surrey, British Columbia. On February […]

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Read about Shannon McLeod, one of our newest recruits, and learn more about what it takes to join our team!

One of our newest recruits was recently interviewed by the Royal City Record on her experience with the NWPD hiring process and other insights into policing as a career. Read the full article here.

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Charges approved in fatal pedestrian accident

New Westminster – On March 12, 2013, Gemma Snowball was struck by a motor vehicle in the intersection of 6th Street and 6th Avenue in New Westminster and passed away as the result of her injuries. The New Westminster Police Department conducted an extensive investigation which included the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Team along with […]

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NWPD wage increase due to retroactive pay

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department recently received a query from a media outlet asking for an explanation of the pay increase of NWPD police officers who made $100,000 or more in 2011 as opposed to 2012. According to the figures provided, 40 NWPD police officers made over $100,000 in 2011 while 71 […]

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Help locate Stefan Mitroi, last seen February 16, 2014.

Stefan Mitroi is missing from New Westminster. He was last seen on February 16, 2014 in New Westminster and his family is concerned for his safety. He is 20 years old, 5’8” tall, 140 lbs, slim build with brown eyes and brown short hair. If anyone has information about Stefan Mitroi, please contact Cst. Callaghan […]

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NWPD conduct commercial vehicle inspections

New Westminster – On Wednesday February 12th, 2014, NWPD Traffic Section members, assisted by several partner law enforcement agencies, conducted its second monthly commercial vehicle inspection project for 2014 to ensure that commercial vehicles traveling through New Westminster were mechanically fit and in compliance with applicable safety legislation. These inspections have been done on a […]

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Pedestrian Safety and Awareness

Our Reserves will be at two New Westminster SkyTrain stations on Wednesday, February 12 with reflective giveaways and messaging in support of ICBC’s Pedestrian Safety and Awareness Campaign: Columbia SkyTrain platform – 7:00 am – 9:00 am New Westminster SkyTrain platform – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Important pedestrian safety tips: Always make eye contact […]

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