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Chief Constable Jansen awarded as a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces

New Westminster – For his exemplary contributions and dedicated years of service, New Westminster Police Department Chief Constable Dave Jansen has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Police Forces. The Order of Merit of the Police Forces was created in 2000, to recognize conspicuous merit and exceptional service by members and employees of […]

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Sergeant Justine Thom appointed to NWPD Media Relations Officer

New Westminster – Sergeant Justine Thom has stepped into the role of Media Relations Officer at the New Westminster Police Department. Sergeant Thom joined the New Westminster Police Department in 2009. In addition to spending her first five years on Patrol, Sergeant Thom spent three years on the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team and five years […]

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National Police Week: Connected to Our Communities

New Westminster – Today marks the beginning of National Police Week – a seven-day public awareness campaign that encourages new connections between police and the communities they serve. This campaign represents an opportunity to emphasize how police officers are both members of the community they live in and members of the police community they work in. […]

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New Westminster Police Department joins integrated collision analysis team

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is expanding its participation in integrated policing programs, and will be joining the Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS), with a preliminary start in April 2022. ICARS is responsible for the forensic reconstruction of collisions that result in serious injury or death from Pemberton to […]

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New Westminster Police Department rewards drivers for good behaviour

New Westminster – Sensible drivers were rewarded for their courteous behavior by the New Westminster Police Department this week. The New Westminster Police Department’s Traffic Unit was promoting safe driving through positive reinforcement. Safe driving behaviours that were rewarded included: traveling within the speed limits, proper use of the student drop off and pick up […]

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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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