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Category: NWPD New Initiatives

Crime prevention program Safe-Tea is back for the holiday season

The New Westminster Police Department’s crime prevention program Safe-Tea was such a success that it’s back for the holiday season. This free program brings together local police and seniors to talk about recent trends in fraud, and ways to stay safe. If you’re interested in learning more about this program please call Constable Wendy Bowyer […]

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NWPD host annual commercial vehicle inspection initiative

New Westminster – October 4th through October 6th the New Westminster Police Department Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit and Traffic Unit, in partnership with the provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch (CVSE), have enlisted the support of policing and regulatory enforcement agencies from across British Columbia for an annual three day commercial vehicle safety initiative. […]

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Donate your cell phone to a good cause

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is looking for 50 cell phones to be donated over the month of August. The Victim Assistance Unit uses the phones by giving them to victims of domestic violence, seniors, and people in at-risk situations. “By donating your old cell phone you ensure that help for victims […]

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Tea party brings officers and seniors together to talk safety

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department, have stepped up efforts to give seniors the tools to deal with scams and fraud over the phone and through email. Safe-Tea workshops were held between May 30 and June 3 throughout New Westminster and were funded by the Canadian Department of Justice. The workshops were presented […]

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Seized Hummer transformed by New Westminster student

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has unveiled a transformed Hummer, which was designed by 12 year old New Westminster student Christian W. The Hummer H2 was provided to the New Westminster Police Department through the provincial government’s civil forfeiture program. This prompted the New Westminster Police Department to have the Wrap our […]

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New Westminster Police Department release Strategic Plan 2016 – 2019

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is excited to announce the 2016 to 2019 Strategic Plan. As the City of New Westminster continues to grow, the NWPD has set out three major strategic directions and their respective objectives, which provides clear direction and organizational accountability. Throughout 2015, the NWPD conducted a series of […]

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Update – NWPD has gone green!

New Westminster – In January 2015, as part of a pilot project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to reduce fuel expenses, the first four NWPD patrol division vehicles equipped with dual fuel technology took to the streets of New Westminster. The NWPD is happy to announce that since the roll out of the initial […]

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New Westminster Police Department launches free consumer-focused mobile application

New Westminster – Today the New Westminster Police Department announced the launch of MobilePD, a free mobile application that gives the public unprecedented access to the police department. The app helps New Westminster citizens stay connected wherever they are by offering mobile access to news, crime maps, social media, alerts, and more. Anyone can download […]

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New Westminster Police Department is going green

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is happy to announce the deployment of the Green Fleet dual fuel propane and gasoline vehicles as part of the department’s green initiative. On January 6, 2015, the first of four NWPD patrol division vehicles equipped with dual fuel technology took to the streets of New Westminster. […]

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NWPD one of the first police agencies to use the new Alco-Sensor-FST

New Westminster – NWPD police officers have been attending training for the new Alco-Sensor-FST which will replace the Alco-Sensor IVDWF (ASD). The training for NWPD police officers started in October, 2014 and the “go live” date is scheduled for December 15th – just in time for the CounterAttack Road Checks. The Alco-Sensor-FST is a roadside […]

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