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NWPD conduct commercial vehicle inspections

New Westminster – On Wednesday February 12th, 2014, NWPD Traffic Section members, assisted by several partner law enforcement agencies, conducted its second monthly commercial vehicle inspection project for 2014 to ensure that commercial vehicles traveling through New Westminster were mechanically fit and in compliance with applicable safety legislation. These inspections have been done on a […]

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NWPD to enhance enforcement during February’s Distracted Driving Campaign

New Westminster – For the month of February, the New Westminster Police Department will be increasing distracted driving enforcement around the city as part of ICBC’s Distracted Driving Campaign. Traffic Unit members and volunteers will be out all month in various locations around New Westminster looking for dangerous driving behaviours such as using hand-held electronic […]

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NWPD and Salmonbellies join forces to take on Vancouver Canucks Alumni in third annual Cops for Cancer Cup

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police are again pleased to be partnering with the New Westminster Salmonbellies and the Vancouver Canucks Alumni for the third annual 2014 Cops for Cancer Cup. This year the format has changed from an NWPD versus Salmonbellies game to an NWPD-Salmonbellies combined team taking on the Vancouver Canucks Alumni. […]

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NWPD members receive awards at Police Honours Night

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police would like to congratulate four of its own who received awards at the 2013 Police Honours Night held last night in Victoria. Accompanied by Chief Constable Dave Jones, Constable’s Cliff Kusch, Nick Ferguson, Ryan Long and Darryl Pakosh each received the Meritorious Service Award for their actions as […]

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NWSPOA welcomes first honorary member

New Westminster – On Wednesday September 11th, 2013, the New Westminster Superannuated Police Officer’s Association (NWSPOA) welcomed its first honorary member, the very well known and respected journalist George Garrett. NWPD Chief Constable Dave Jones and Deputy Chief Constable Laurin Stenerson were on hand to present Garrett with his membership plaque and welcome him to […]

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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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