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Strategies for better mental health around the holidays

New Westminster – The holidays can be a hectic time of year for many people, and the New Westminster Police Department is encouraging residents to pause and consider their mental health. “As we navigate the holiday season, it’s crucial to recognize that it can be a challenging time for many,” stated Constable Adam Kautz. “We […]

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Neighbour rushes to aid child injured by garage door

New Westminster – On the evening of April 2, 2023 the New Westminster Police Department responded to a call for service in the 100 block of Agnes Street after nearby residents heard a mother in distress. When officers attended the scene they found a child was being tended to by numerous bystanders. Officers provided aid […]

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Winter Weather Information

In advance of snow and cold temperatures, residents are asked to be prepared and stay safe. Residents are advised to prepare for a winter storm expected to arrive in the Fraser Valley late Thursday, December 22 or early Friday, December 23. This weather event is expected to bring snow and transition into rain/freezing rain late […]

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Possible tampering of Halloween candy prompts warning

New Westminster – On November 3rd, New Westminster Police Department officers were made aware of two separate incidents of Halloween candy that appeared to have been tampered with. Police are again reminding parents and guardians to check all of their Halloween candy and report anything suspicious to the New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit. […]

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Holiday 2021 service counter hours

The New Westminster service counter will be closed on the following days: December 25th December 26th January 1st Many of our most popular services are available online. Look under the Services tab in the main navigation to see what services you can do online. The New Westminster Police Department is a 24/7 service provider and […]

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Sergeant Kumar appointed to NWPD Media Relations Officer

New Westminster – Sergeant Kumar has stepped into the role of Media Relations Officer at the New Westminster Police Department. Sergeant Kumar joined the New Westminster Police Department in 2005. In addition to spending time on patrol, Sergeant Kumar spent seven years on the Emergency Response Team and three years on the Major Crime Unit. […]

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Strategies for better mental health around the holidays

New Westminster – The holidays can be a hectic time of year for many people, and the New Westminster Police Department is encouraging residents to pause and consider their mental health. “We’re often good at checking in with family and friends about mental wellness, but let’s not forget to check in with yourself and think […]

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Video of collision – NWPD seek witnesses for hit and run

UPDATE: The New Westminster Police continues the investigation of a hit and run. New video has been received from a Transit Bus that captures the pedestrian struck collision. The driver of the vehicle that struck the female is seen pulling over and exiting his vehicle. “We are still appealing for any witnesses or anyone with […]

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Constable Wlodyka shares NWPD and Fraser Health collaboration at mental health course in Uganda

New Westminster – Constable Wlodyka of the New Westminster Police Department Mental Health Unit presented to other mental health professionals as part of a course held in partnership with the United Nations, Fordham University, and International Medical Corps in Kampala, Uganda. Constable Wlodyka presented to the group on the existing collaboration between NWPD and Fraser […]

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New Westminster Police Board – Notice of Position

The Notice of Position for the New Westminster Police Board is now live on the Crown Agencies and Board Resourcing Office’s (CABRO – formerly, BRDO) website and can be found  here: New Westminster Police Board Posting.  Interested candidates have until October 22nd, 2018 to apply online.

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