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Canada Road Safety Week Stats for NWPD

Members of the NWPD were out in full force as part of Canada Road Safety week, which ran from May 13th to 20th. Canada Road Safety Week is a national enforcement-driven initiative designed to increase public compliance with and awareness of safe driving measures and, ultimately, to save lives. The enforcement part of the campaign […]

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Seven NWPD Officers selected for Alexa’s Team

The New Westminster Police are proud to announce that seven of our officers were selected as part of Alexa’s Team for 2012. At the young age of 4½, Alexa Middelaer tragically lost her life in May of 2008 after she and her aunt were run down by an impaired driver.  Despite this devastating loss, Alexa’s […]

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Cops for Cancer Cup Charity Hockey Game Raises $1800

Despite going into the third period down only 4 – 2, the NWPD Blues Hockey Team were outgunned in the final frame by the New Westminster Salmonbellies, who turned on the afterburners and cruised to a 10 -3 victory, taking the second annual Cops for Cancer Cup. The real winner on the night however was […]

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NWPD to provide vehicles and volunteers for Operation Red Nose

The New Westminster Police Department is gearing up for a great night this Saturday, December 15, 2012. Police officers, civilians, Reserve Constables and NWPD volunteers will be heading out to volunteer their time to Operation Red Nose, providing safe rides home to holiday party-goers. This is the first year that the NWPD has taken part […]

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NWPD to participate in ICBC’s Speed Relative to Conditions Campaign

With rain in the forecast for later this week, the New Westminster Police will be set up in various locations around the city to enforce ICBC’s Speed Relative to Conditions Campaign. The Department strives to remind drivers that poor weather conditions reduce visibility, requiring slower driving and at least twice the driving distance between vehicles. […]

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NWPD to Hold Ceremony to Christen the Police Vessel in Honour of the Late Ken Shaw

On Friday, October 12 at 11:00 am, the New Westminster Police Department will be holding a ceremony to mark the renaming of the police vessel from the current Mike-1 to Shaw-1, in memory of the late NWPD Sergeant Ken Shaw, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2008. Sgt. Shaw’s widow and family members will […]

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Saving Lives during Operation Impact

October 5-8, 2012 will mark Operation Impact, a national campaign to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This special weekend is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public in safe driving practices […]

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NWPD To Crack Down On Dangerous Driving As Part Of May’s Month-Long High Risk Driving Campaign

On May 23rd and May 25th, members of the New Westminster Police Department will be stationed at several key locations throughout the City of New Westminster to target high-risk driving behaviours such as speeding, using electronic devices while driving, and not wearing seatbelts. This initiative is part of BC’s High Risk Driving Campaign, a month-long […]

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NWPD Statement On The Resignation Of Former Constable Jeff Klassen

On May 3rd, 2012 former NWPD Constable Jeff KLASSEN submitted his resignation to Chief Constable Dave JONES. Chief JONES has accepted that resignation. While it is not the normal practice for NWPD to comment on personnel matters, given the elevated amount of media interest regarding Mr. KLASSEN, it was decided it was in the public […]

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New Westminster Police Officers Proud To Be Members Of Alexa’s Team

        Alexa’s Story 4 ½ year-old Alexa Renée Middelaer was a child full of zeal with a tenacious spirit. With her blonde curls flowing, she plowed through life with purpose, determination and vigor. On a warm sunny day in May 2008, Alexa and her aunt were visiting “Horsey Love”, a very special […]

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