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Play a key role in keeping your neighbourhood safe


Take a positive step towards a better New Westminster by volunteering for one of the many programs that the Crime Prevention Unit has to offer. Volunteers’ involvement is not only essential to the success of the community, but also rewarding for those who participate. Volunteers gain a real satisfaction knowing that they play a key role in making their neighbourhood a safer and more enjoyable place for everyone.

We’re accepting applications!

Our application form can be found below. Applications must be received by the end of day April 3, 2016. The application form must be signed, dated and delivered or mailed in a sealed envelope to the New Westminster Police Department.

Application form (PDF)

If you have any questions you’re welcome to call us at 604-529-2528 or attend one of our upcoming events where you can learn more about volunteering with us.


CITIZENSHIP Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
MINIMUM AGE 19 years of age or older
DRIVER’S LICENSE Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class 7 in some circumstances)
PHOTO Two current passport style photographs in color
HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION High School graduation certificate or GED
PHYSICAL ABILITIES Must be physically fit to perform required duties and demonstrate a fit and healthy lifestyle
BACKGROUND Ability to successfully complete a thorough background investigation
SECOND LANGUAGE Individuals from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds who live, work and play in New Westminster. Fluency in a language other than English is a definite asset.
COMMUNICATION Excellent verbal and written communication skills
COMMITMENT Must commit to a minimum of one year of volunteer service (60 hours of service a year) and must be able to attend all required training (12-20 hours of training)