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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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The New Westminster Police Department Provides Tips On How To Prevent Break And Enters

The New Westminster Police Department advise that with warm days and nights approaching, criminals will often target residences on those warm summer nights as they are only too aware that many unsuspecting home owners will leave doors or windows ajar. Visit your local police agencies Crime Prevention section for information and brochures on break and […]

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Impaired Driving Prevention Presentation At New Westminster Secondary School

On Thursday, April 26th there will be an Impaired Driving Prevention Presentation given to Grade 11 and 12 classes in the library at the New Westminster Senior Secondary High School. A pivotal speaker at this event is Michael Buckingham who was a Washington State Trooper who was hit in his police vehicle and subsequently trapped […]

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New Westminster Police Soccer School Registration April 14, 2012

The New Westminster Police Department is once again holding its very successful Soccer School from July 23rd to July 27th, 2012 at Queens Park in New Westminster and wish to advise that registration will take place as follows: 9:00 a.m. on April 14, 2012 New Westminster Police Department 555 Columbia Street New Westminster BC Please […]

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Cops For Cancer Cup

Venerable Queens Park arena was the venue on Wednesday, March 21st for the inaugural NWPD Cops for Cancer Cup, as the New Westminster Police Blues Hockey Club took on the New Westminster Senior Salmonbellies in a charity hockey game. Tied 7-7 after 60 minutes of play, the Senior Salmonbellies carried the day winning 2-1 in […]

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New Westminster Police Department Conducting An Independant Investigation

Further to the news conference held at the RCMP Headquarters at 2pm today, the New Westminster Police Department confirms that their Major Crime Unit is conducting an independent investigation into the Surrey RCMP officer involved police dog incident which occurred January 28th, 2012. Any further media inquiries can be made to the New Westminster Police […]

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