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Police locate a man in distress

New Westminster – On January 23rd, a New Westminster Police Department member was conducting foot patrols in the 400 block of Columbia Street when he observed a male snort something off the ground. Upon approaching this male, the member witnessed him fall backwards and lose consciousness, where he turned pale and his lips turned blue. […]

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NWPD Response to the Calls for Justice

NWPD aims to raise $3,000 for Greater Vancouver Food Bank

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is hosting a virtual donation drive for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, with an aim to raise $3,000. In addition to the virtual donation drive, there will be a drive-thru food drive on November 21st in front of New Westminster city hall. “Now more than ever we’re […]

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Three New Westminster police constables ride 470 kilometers to raise money for sick kids

New Westminster – On September 21, 2020, three New Westminster Police Department constables laced up their shoes and embarked on a 470 kilometer bicycle ride through the British Columbia interior. Constables Wlodyka, Massoud, and Adam, were training for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast when the event had to make some adjustments to accommodate […]

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Man safely taken into custody after six hours of negotiation

New Westminster – At approximately 9:00pm on September 7, 2020 New Westminster Police Department officers were called to a building near Royal Avenue and 10th Street after reports of someone who appeared to be experiencing a mental health crisis. The man had allegedly scaled the outside wall of the condominium and was standing dangerously close […]

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New Westminster Police Department CounterAttack campaign is back

New Westminster – There’s nothing quite like a cold beer on a hot day, but getting in your car and driving afterwards is always a bad decision. The New Westminster Police Department is setting up road checks as part of a month-long CounterAttack campaign, targeting impaired drivers and getting them off the road. The NWPD […]

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New Chief Constable appointed to lead New Westminster Police Department

New Westminster – After an extensive national search, the New Westminster Police Board has appointed 30-year policing veteran Dave Jansen as Chief Constable. Chief Constable Jansen has been in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former police chief Dave Jones in April 2019. “On behalf of the New Westminster Police Board, […]

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NWPD response to the death of George Floyd

On behalf of myself and the New Westminster Police Board we wanted to make the following statement regarding the recent death of George Floyd. As an organization, we share the hurt and pain many have felt after seeing the video of Mr. Floyd’s tragic death. It is clear that we owe it to those we […]

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New West kids can get a junior detective briefcase!

*UPDATE* Due to the overwhelming demand our junior detective briefcase is out of stock. Do you know a young person who would like to receive a junior detective briefcase in the mail? Inside, kids will find a letter from the Acting Chief of Police, a light-up NWPD keychain, exercises to test their observation skills, a […]

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Do you have questions about COVID-19?

  Do you have questions about COVID-19 regarding symptoms or health questions? Please visit the BC-CDC website or the Ministry of Health Website.   Do you have information about people of businesses disregarding the latest public health orders? The City of New Westminster has a COVID-19 compliance hotline 604-636-4343 (M-F 8am-5pm, and weekends 10am-6pm) or […]

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