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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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Instagram Live Ride-Along

Join us on Instagram live July 24th to follow Sergeant Scott and Constable Hildebrand on a ride along! We will be going live at 7:00pm (PST). Get your snacks ready and cozy up for an evening of following Sergeant Scott and Constable Hildebrand as they patrol the streets, respond to calls, and answer your questions.

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New Westminster Police Department launch survey for new strategic plan

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is pleased to announce the launch of a community survey designed to obtain public feedback on how the NWPD is performing in the areas of public safety and community policing. Active between May 27th and June 24th, the anonymous survey is aimed at residents, workers, students and […]

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NWPD Police Chief accepts job as Chief Officer of Metro Vancouver Transit Police

New Westminster – After 37 years with the New Westminster Police Department, Chief Constable Dave Jones has accepted the position of Chief Officer with the Metro Vancouver Transit Police. Chief Jones has worked in the city of New Westminster since 1982 when he volunteered as a Reserve Constable. He moved up the ranks into senior […]

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NWPD targeted enforcement for road safety

New Westminster – Between October 2nd and October 4th the New Westminster Police Department Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit and Traffic Unit, in partnership with the provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch, inspected 314 vehicles, in a large scale annual blitz, to ensure road safety. With the number of commercial vehicles driving through New Westminster, […]

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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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Off-Duty New Westminster Constable helps save the life of hockey player

New Westminster – Off-duty New Westminster Police Department Constable Curtis Heath was arriving early to see his son’s hockey game in Coquitlam when he noticed a crowd of people gathered in the middle of the ice. It wasn’t until he made it around the rink that he realized someone was doing CPR on a 27 […]

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NWPD coat rack expands to Lookout’s Russell Housing Centre

New Westminster – Homeless and low income individuals are invited to choose a warm winter coat for themselves at Lookout’s Russell Housing Centre. Coats have been generously donated by both residents and Value Village to the New Westminster Police Department’s Take One Leave One coat rack, which resides inside the lobby of the police department. […]

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Students show support for Cops for Cancer

New Westminster – School Liaison Officer Constable Gerald Lau is taking part in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast and the New Westminster Police Department would like to thank a local student, Sahara for her support of Constable Lau’s journey. Constable Lau extended an invitation to the local elementary and middle schools to help […]

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New Westminster Police Department changes coat of arms

New Westminster – After 25 years, the New Westminster Police department will change its coat of arms. While much of the coat of arms remains the same as the previous, the inner scroll has been updated to read: Safety, Service, Integrity. The previous version of the scroll read: Safety, Service, Friendship. “For us integrity is […]

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