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Category: NWPD New Initiatives

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 launches mentorship program for youth

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department is excited to announce the creation of a mentorship program for youth, the Law Enforcement Applicant Development (L.E.A.D.) Program. The L.E.A.D. Program is for youth 16-19 years of age who are considering a career in policing, and are eager to commit to a two year mentorship program. Police […]

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New Westminster Police Department to host community consultation meetings to help draft new strategic plan

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department are inviting members of the public, including residents, business owners, students, and people who frequently visit the city to participate in community consultations to help draft their next strategic plan. “We are very excited about our community engagement process so far,” said Acting Deputy Chief Constable Paul […]

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NWPD Strategic Planning Community Consultations

The New Westminster Police Department are inviting members of the public, including residents, business owners, students, and people who frequently visit the city, to participate in community consultations to help draft their next strategic plan. The new strategic plan will outline the future mission and vision of the NWPD as well as provide a framework […]

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New Westminster Police Department Strategic Plan Survey

Our Strategic Plan The New Westminster Police Department is conducting a survey to ensure we’re on the right path to providing the best service we can to the citizens of New Westminster. The feedback from this survey will help us write our new strategic plan. Our strategic plan will guide our priorities for the future. […]

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Memorial shoulder flashes unveiled by the New Westminster Police Department

New Westminster – On the 100th year since the end of World War I, the New Westminster Police Department is unveiling a Remembrance Day shoulder flash that officers will wear as part of their duty uniforms. The shoulder flash is in honour of those who answered the call of duty to serve their country. “Today […]

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NWPD raising money and awareness for men’s health

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is reaching out to New Westminster communities to raise money and awareness for men’s health. Two New Westminster Police Department members are donating their upper lips to the November men’s health awareness initiative, known as Movember, featuring men worldwide growing moustaches. While both Corporal Kumar and Constable […]

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Police Information Checks now available online

New Westminster – As part of our ongoing effort to optimize the use of technology, enhance efficiency, and better serve members of the public, the New Westminster Police Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new online application process for employment and volunteer Police Information Checks. Available now via the NWPD website at […]

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Parent’s Night Out – Social Media Awareness, Safer Schools Together

New Westminster – Resources mentioned at the Parent’s Night Out talk are available below: Social Media Checklist Safer Schools Together Sexting Safety Agreement by J. Hengstler (2016) Family Cell Phone & Technology Use Contract by Carrie Goldman Family Media Agreement K-5 by commonsense.org (2013) The NWPD is happy to announce Parent’s Night Out! If you’re […]

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New Westminster Police Department adopts naloxone to fight opioid crisis

New Westminster – Throughout the month of February New Westminster Police Department members and front line civilian staff will be trained in administering naloxone. The drug, which enters the body through a nasal spray, reverses the effects of opioids. “Having naloxone available to us means we can save lives in opioid overdose situations, and can […]

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