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Category: Tips & Reminders

Attempted Robbery Involving Internet Purchase of iPhone

The New Westminster Police are reminding the public to be extremely careful when purchasing items off of the internet from unknown vendors. On March 22nd, 2013 at approximately 12:30 pm, a 47 year old male victim agreed to meet another male in the 1900 block of 7th Avenue after responding to a Craigslist ad to […]

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NWPD remind public to be vigilant in building security

The New Westminster Police Department is reminding residents of apartment buildings and condos to be vigilant in preventing unauthorized entry to buildings. On March 11th, 2013, a resident of a condo complex along Quayside Drive allowed an unknown subject entry to the building. The male in question claimed to be a FedEx courier; however, despite […]

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NWPD attend residence to investigate reported explosion

On March 18th, 2013 at approximately 4:20 pm, patrol members from the New Westminster Police Department were called to assist New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services for a reported explosion in a residence in the 1000 block of 5th Avenue. Upon arrival, NWPD members located a male outside the residence suffering from significant burn injuries. […]

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Suspicious Male Impersonates Shaw Cable Representative

On February 17, 2013 at approximately 12:45 pm, the New Westminster Police Department attended the area of Park Row for a complaint of a suspicious person. The complainant advised that a man had buzzed his apartment stating that he was from Shaw Cable and needed to be let in. The complainant went to the front […]

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NWPD reminding public to be careful with personal information

A recent incident in New Westminster has highlighted the need for the public to be diligent in safeguarding their personal information. On October 22nd, 2012, the NWPD took a report from a citizen regarding the theft of her purse from her vehicle, which had been parked on the street in front of her residence. What […]

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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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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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Break and Enter Prevention

Summer is upon us with warm days and evenings. Criminals will often target residence on warm summer nights as they are only too aware that many unsuspecting home owners will leave doors or windows ajar. The following are some ideas that will be helpful: Suspects in Break and Enters use various ways to enter homes […]

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NWPD Urge Parents to Keep Children Safe in the Hot Summer Months

Summer has finally arrived in New Westminster and the New Westminster Police Department wants all families to enjoy the weather and have a safe and happy summer. Everyone likes to keep their homes cool by having windows open but with that brings safety concerns for small children. NWPD is urging parents to keep their children […]

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