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Month: January 2016

NWPD Requests Public Assistance to Identify a Male

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the male in the attached photo. As a result of information received at approximately 7:30 pm January 27, the NWPD is looking to confirm the well being of this unidentified male. While the photo is of poor quality, it is […]

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NWPD Host Social Media Awareness Workshop – Jesse Miller and Carol Todd

New Westminster – On January 28th 2016 at 6:30pm the New Westminster Police Department, in partnership with District Parent Advisory Council, School District 40, New Westminster Community Schools, New Westminster Parks, Culture and Recreation, Fraserside Community Service, Family Services, and New Westminster Teacher’s Union, are hosting Parents’ Night Out at the Justice Institute of BC. […]

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NWPD Investigating Workplace Accident

New Westminster – On January 23rd 2016 at approximately 1:00 pm, NWPD patrol officers responded to a business in the 200 block of Duncan Street for a report of a workplace accident. NWPD can confirm two deceased workers were located within the workplace. The BC Coroner Service and Workplace BC were called out to investigate, […]

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Update: Officer Involved Shooting, Suspect Charged

New Westminster – On Friday, January 15th 2016 at approximately 1200pm members of the NWPD responded to a report of an unwanted person at a business in the 800 block of Boyd Street in Queensborough. One adult male was taken into custody without incident and an interaction occurred with a second adult male in the […]

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Officer Involved Shooting

On January 15th 2016 at approximately 1200pm members of the NWPD responded to a report of an unwanted person at a business in the 800 block of Boyd Street in Queensborough. One adult male was taken into custody without incident and an interaction occurred with a second adult male in the parking lot. Through the […]

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Closure of Front Street

New Westminster – On February 1st 2016 Front Street will be closed to all vehicle traffic for construction until July 2016. During the closure, the City of New Westminster has implemented changes to the local commercial vehicle regulations, but commercial vehicles will be re-routed to other regional truck routes where possible. The NWPD will be […]

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Protect yourself against phone scams

We are warning residents about a telephone scam involving fraudsters posing as governments agents. New Westminster residents are still being targeted by people claiming to work with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), a scenario that’s affected local residents since the summer. Scammers contact people by phone, telling them they owe money that must be repaid or […]

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New Westminster Police Department release Strategic Plan 2016 – 2019

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is excited to announce the 2016 to 2019 Strategic Plan. As the City of New Westminster continues to grow, the NWPD has set out three major strategic directions and their respective objectives, which provides clear direction and organizational accountability. Throughout 2015, the NWPD conducted a series of […]

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New Westminster Police Department Warn of Increase in Catalytic Converter Theft

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has recently observed an increase in the theft of catalytic converters. A catalytic converter is an emissions-control device attached to a vehicle’s exhaust system, which converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful emissions. Thieves have been targeting these, which in turn they sell for a small amount […]

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Social Media Workshop for Parents

Register today! Event is at 6:30pm on January 28. Presented by the New Westminster Police Department and Parents’ Night Out Jesse Miller on Digital Citizenship Learn about social networking and what kids are really doing online. Kids in 2016 are growing up in a digital age, growing up in a wired world we could never […]

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