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Month: April 2016

Constable Crowston recognized for dedication to apprehending impaired drivers

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Constable Jamie Crowston is the first person in the history of the department to be recognized for four consecutive years of service to Alexa’s Team. Cst. Crowston has been with the New Westminster Police Department since 2009, where he works in the Traffic Unit. Alexa’s Team, which is made […]

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New Westminster Police Department inviting local youth to design vehicle wrap

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has put out a call for local youth artists to submit their most creative designs to help the department customize its Hummer H2. The Hummer H2 has been granted to the NWPD through the provincial government’s Civil Forfeiture Program which continues to undermine the profit motive behind […]

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Call for artists: Wrap our Ride! Hummer Art Project

Do you have a design idea for the New Westminster Police Department’s Hummer H2? The police department is looking to artists age 25 and younger to design an artistic vinyl wrap for the Hummer H2 which will be used by our School Liaison Officers through the streets of New Westminster. Learn more about the Hummer […]

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Alleged Drug Traffickers Charged

New Westminster – On February 11th 2016 after an extensive drug trafficking investigation, the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant on an apartment in the 700 block of Carnarvon Street. The NWPD Street Crime Unit arrested two alleged drug traffickers for multiple offences. New Westminster resident 41 year old Christina […]

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Purple Lights Vigil happening April 25

Join us on April 25 as we bring attention to the devastating impact that domestic violence has on families and children. The Purple Lights Campaign raises awareness and provides public education through its annual campaign, which has run for seven years. The colour purple is recognized as the international colour symbolic of domestic violence. Mayor […]

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How to support first responders

Across our country, thousands of first responders are struggling, often in silence, with what their jobs require them to confront: the death of a colleague, gruesome violence, horrific traffic collisions, overwrought relatives, and suicides in progress. After witnessing these events is not uncommon for constables to report partial post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. PTSD is […]

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Seeking public assistance to reunite two sisters

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit is seeking the assistance of the public to reunite two sisters. 76 year old Sandra Wilson has not been seen or heard from by family for several years, and they are looking for any help to find her. The Major Crime Unit became involved […]

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Charges in two sexual offences

New Westminster – On March 18th 2016 the New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit actively investigated two sexual related offences that occurred in the evening hours of March 17th. At about 5:30pm a man approached an adult woman standing at a bus stop on Howes Street. The man walked up behind her and pulled […]

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