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NWPD Reserve Constable Graduation

New Westminster – On June 28th, 2012 the New Westminster Police Department will be graduating its first Reserve Constable Class since the program was phased out 12 years ago. Under the former program, the NWPD Reserve Constable’s were armed and their primary function was to supplement operational policing under the supervision of full time police […]

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NWPD to Conduct External Investigation into Use of Force incident

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is confirming they have taken on an external investigation into a use of force incident that occurred in Prince George on May 11th, 2012. The Prince George RCMP made this request to ensure the investigation was conducted in an independent and transparent manner. At this time, the […]

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NWPD mourns passing of former Chief Constable

New Westminster – It is with deep regret that the New Westminster Police Department announces the passing of former Chief Constable Ken Brown. Chief Brown started policing in 1955 when he first joined the Vancouver Police Department as a Constable. Chief Brown quickly rose through the VPD ranks, being promoted to Detective in 1963, Sergeant […]

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Crown Approves Charges in Dump Truck Fatality

New Westminster – On April 19, 2011, a cement truck collided with a single vehicle resulting in the death of Mark Holmes, a twenty-six year old resident of Coquitlam, British Columbia. The New Westminster Police Department conducted an extensive investigation which included their Major Crime Unit, Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Team along with independent experts […]

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