Non-Emergency 604-525-5411

Emergency 9-1-1

Police Officer



We’re sure you’ve heard it before – it’s a lifestyle, not just a career. This is true, and our bottom line is that we are looking for people who are committed to making a difference, not just “coming to work”.

What is best for NWPD might not be what is best for you, or what is best for another agency. We strive for diversity and balance in our team. We recognize that we are fortunate to be in a position of quality versus quantity and it is imperative that we invest in the right people who are the right fit for NWPD.



Our hiring process is collaborative and extensive. First, you will meet our recruiting team and as you proceed in the process, you will have the pleasure of meeting a number of professionals that we work with who will give us their perspective on you as a candidate. At each step of the process you are evaluated for compatibility with our team. We also expect you to bring your personality and strengths to the table. During the recruitment process it is your opportunity to assess us and determine if this is where you want to call home.

We are seeking candidates who possess superior skills and have demonstrated performance in the following areas:

  • Conflict management
  • Decision making
  • Ethical accountability and responsibility
  • Planning and organization
  • Risk management
  • Communication skills
  • Stress tolerance
  • Teamwork

Other competencies that are important for a police officer to possess include:

  • Leadership
  • Assertiveness
  • Adaptability
  • Organizational Awareness

It is important that our police officers are in a position to provide the best possible service to the citizens of New Westminster and demonstrate the NWPD values. In turn, we will equip you with top notch training, diverse opportunities, a supportive environment, and dedicated leadership.

If you believe you are the right fit for NWPD, we encourage you to apply and welcome your application. Or if you have questions about our process and your application, contact our Recruiting Section at


Apply now

Notice: Undefined index: pages in /var/www/vhosts/ on line 117