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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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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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NWPD members apprehend wanted suspect

On July 30th, 2012 at approximately 1:30 pm, New Westminster Police Constables Pakosh and Santaga were just completing an unrelated traffic stop in the 400 block of 9th Street when they observed a BMW traveling southbound on 9th Street at a high rate of speed. Both members attempted to flag the driver over for speeding; […]

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Front Street Closure

Update to the tractor trailer roll-over incident on New Westminster’s Front Street. The incident occurred at 23:25 hours last night. The tractor trailer unit came in contact with a concrete barrier causing the vehicle to weave sharply and subsequently flip on to its side. The driver sustained minor injuries and fortunately no other motorist’s were […]

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