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Month: September 2019

The New Westminster Police Department commits to increase restorative justice referrals

New Westminster – As the New Westminster Police Department moves towards a trauma informed practice, the department aims to provide their police officers with tools on how to empower victims of crime. “We want to familiarize our officers with different options they can present to victims of crime,” stated Acting Chief Constable Dave Jansen. “Restorative […]

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NWPD partners with ICBC for September distracted driving campaign

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is teaming up with ICBC to tackle distracted driving, which is responsible for approximately one-quarter of all fatal crashes in the province. People driving through New Westminster can expect to see Traffic Unit members and volunteers in various locations looking for distracted drivers. “By this point, people […]

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Incident at NWSS

New Westminster – On September 11th, 2019, at approximately 10:45am, the New Westminster Police Department responded to a report of an isolated incident involved a physical confrontation among four students in an upper level walkway at New Westminster Secondary School.  One student was allegedly assaulted by three other students during escalation of a previous argument. […]

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Robbery Suspect Arrested and Charged

New Westminster – On September 1st, 2019, at approximately 6:40am, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a report of a robbery that had occurred at a restaurant located in the 800 block of Carnarvon Street, New Westminster. It was reported that a suspect had allegedly entered into the establishment and demanded money from […]

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New Westminster Police Department launches mentorship program for youth

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department is excited to announce the creation of a mentorship program for youth, the Law Enforcement Applicant Development (L.E.A.D.) Program. The L.E.A.D. Program is for youth 16-19 years of age who are considering a career in policing, and are eager to commit to a two year mentorship program. Police […]

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