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Month: September 2014

NWPD to Light Wait for Me Daddy Monument

New Westminster – On October 4, 2014 at 7:30 pm, the New Westminster Police Department will have the honour of lighting the Wait for Me Daddy war memorial for the first time following the memorial’s official unveiling earlier that day at 11am, Hyack Square. The memorial has a special lighting feature that will be turned […]

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Prolific New West property crime offenders arrested

New Westminster – Two prolific property crime offenders and a female accomplice were taken into custody yesterday by members of the NWPD Street Crime and Operational Support Units. On Wednesday September 24, 2014 at approximately 3:00 pm, NWPD officers located a GMC pickup truck parked unoccupied in the 900 block of 12th street, which had […]

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IHIT Media Release: Steven ROGERS charged with the Second Degree Murder of Jason COLLETT

New Westminster: On September 16, 2014, at 4:30pm, the New Westminster Police Department attended a residence in the 1100 block of Nanaimo Street for a male found deceased within the residence. The victim has been identified as 38 year old Jason COLLETT.  The family has been notified. On September 17, 2014 the Integrated Homicide Investigation […]

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IHIT Media Release: IHIT investigating death – foul play suspected

New Westminster – On September 16, 2014 at 4:30pm, the New Westminster Police Department attended a residence in the 1100 block of Nanaimo Street for a male found deceased within the residence. It was determined by first responders that foul play was a factor in the individual’s death, therefore, IHIT has assumed conduct of the […]

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NWPD Seeking Witnesses to Serious Assault

New Westminster – On September 10, 2014 at approximately 11:00 pm in the area of 6th Avenue and 12th Street, NWPD Patrol members responded to the report of a fight taking place. After members arrived, they learned that a suspect had assaulted a local merchant outside of his store and then fled the area. The […]

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Fall distracted driving campaign launches

Did you know that distracted driving is now the second leading cause of car crash fatalities in BC? When you’re distracted, you react slower. Most rear-end crashes resulting in injuries are caused by distracted drivers. Follow the safe driving tips below and remember to leave you phone alone when driving. Tips for drivers It can […]

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NWPD officer suspended

New Westminster – In maintaining our commitment to public trust and transparency, the NWPD want to acknowledge that one of our newest officers has been suspended from duty after being criminally charged in a domestic violence incident. The officer in question, who had approximately three years’ prior experience with another police agency, was recently hired […]

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Queen’s Park Stadium Proposal

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police have been approached and asked by several individuals and groups concerning some policing matters such as any concerns over local crime, traffic and parking. First of all we recognize that any decision on development projects is that of city council. The Police Department’s role is to provide relevant […]

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New Special Constables to staff NWPD’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit

Meet our new special constables, Ryan Curtis and Randy Fullerton, who will staff NWPD’s newly formed Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit. Both new members are experienced commercial vehicle enforcement officers and will be responsible for inspections and the enforcement of provincial and municipal legislation related to commercial vehicle traffic in New Westminster.

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