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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our front desk is closed until further notice. Many of the services our front desk offers, can be completed online. You can also call us on our non-emergency line 604-525-5411 and in an emergency dial 9-1-1.

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Inside NWPD

Join us at the Purple Light Nights vigil

Join us at the Purple Light Nights vigil as we bring attention to the devastating impact that domestic violence has on families and children. The Purple Lights Campaign aims to raise awareness and start a conversation about domestic violence in our community. The colour purple is recognized as the international colour symbolic of domestic violence. […]

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Join our team as a Freedom of Information Assistant

There is an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Freedom of Information Assistant. The successful candidate will provide specialized and technical clerical work concerned with ensuring compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA). Full job posting can be found here: The status of the job posting can be […]

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Dollars and Sense interviews Chief Constable Dave Jones about scams

It’s tax season, and now is the time to familiarize yourself with how financial scams work. The Canada Revenue Agency Scam is hitting New Westminster with a renewed intensity, and we ask that you speak with your friends and family about these scams. We would like to remind everyone, that the CRA does not contact […]

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Our highlights from 2017

2017 has come to an end we take a look at highlights from the last year. Thanks for all the love and support! Have a safe and happy New Year!

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Join our team!

We are hiring! We have two civilian job opportunities currently available. You’re invited to read the short summaries below, please find the full job postings and current status of the postings on the City of New Westminster website. We are seeking two qualified individuals to assume the role of File Quality Reviewer with the New […]

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Tips for a safe New Years Eve

New Years Eve can be one of the most fun holidays of the year. Please make sure you take the proper precautions to ensure your own safety as well as the safety of those around you.   Monitor your alcohol intake. Alternate alcohol with water or other non-alcoholic options, pace yourself, eat lots of snacks, […]

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NWPD collects coats for low income families

We are excited to once again host a “Take One, Leave One” coat rack for low income families.   If you would like to donate a coat, clean and gently worn coats can be dropped off at the rack itself or the NWPD front desk. If you are cold and need a coat, regardless of […]

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Residents warned of scams during the holidays

Scams happen all year, but there are a few types of scams that can get worse during the holiday season. Please take the time to educate yourself on how these scams work and then talk to your friends and family about them. The Romance Scam Online romance scams happen all year, but can get worse […]

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Pedestrian Safety – get your free reflector!

It’s getting dark out there, and now is the time to be thinking about making yourself visible while you walk. On average, 76 per cent more pedestrians are injured in crashes from November to January every year when conditions are dark and weather is poor compared to June to August in B.C.* The New Westminster […]

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When tragedy strikes, the Victim Assistance Unit is on the scene

The New Westminster Police Department’s Victim Assistance Unit volunteers join officers as they attend the homes of people in the worst kind of crisis. Oftentimes, these volunteers meet with victims of crime or family members of someone who has died suddenly. While the police must do their jobs, the Victim Assistance Unit (VAU) volunteers see to the immediate emotional and […]

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