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Inside NWPD

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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NWPD Charity Golf Tournament

Join us in supporting two fantastic charities with a game of golf and a delicious dinner. Once you’ve finished the course, join us in the clubhouse for cocktails, mingling, dinner, a silent auction and some amazing prizes. Call Constable Wendy Bowyer for tickets: 604-724-6764 or email

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Back to school safety tips

As children head back to school this fall, the New Westminster Police Department Traffic Unit are reminding motorists to slow down and pay attention in school zones. Drivers – Every school day, unless otherwise posted, the speed limit is 30 km/h in school zones. Parents – Go over your child’s walk/cycle route to school with […]

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Rest in Peace Police Service Dog Cade

Cade, a Police Service Dog with the Integrated Police Dog Service, was born April 2011 and died suddenly overnight July 30th 2017. “It is with honour and pride that we remember Cade,” stated Chief Constable Dave Jones. “Police Service Dogs exhibit tremendous bravery, and provide a valuable service to both police officers and the public.” […]

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