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If the crime you are reporting is an emergency, call 911.
If the crime you are reporting is not an emergency, you can call the non-emergency line at 604-525-5411 or attend our Front Counter at 555 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC.
Basic training (classroom training) is approximately 55 hours consisting of 6 full day Saturdays and 3 weekday evenings. You must be able to attend ALL training sessions. Tentative basic training dates are as follows:
Proposed Training Dates 2019 at Justice Institute of British Columbia in New Westminster.
(Updates made August 9, 2018. These dates may change.)
|February 23, 2019||9:00am to 4:30pm|
|March 2, 2019||9:00am to 4:30pm|
|March 9, 2019||9:00am to 4:30pm|
|March 16, 2019||9:00am to 4:30pm|
|March 20, 2019||6:00pm to 8:30pm|
|March 23, 2019||9:00am to 4:30pm|
|March 27, 2019||6:00pm to 8:30pm|
|March 30, 2019||9:00am to 4:30pm|
|April 3, 2019||6:00pm to 8:30pm (At NWPD)|
Volunteers are required to commit 11 hours per month (two shifts). The shift calendar is posted a month and a half in advance. All volunteers sign up for their own shifts.
Volunteer shifts are:
Sunday to Thursday, 5:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday, 5:45 pm – 10:00 pm and 9:45 pm – 2:00 am
Saturday, 5:45 pm – 11:00pm
Volunteers must wear dark pants (no jeans) and dark, comfortable closed toe shoes. Other uniform items are provided. Wear only the supplied uniform and appropriate accessories that consider personal safety.
You can access an application form on the New Westminster Police website here, or pick up an application package at the New Westminster Police station at 555 Columbia Street New Westminster, BC V3L 1B2.
Yes, you must undergo the security clearance and police verification process required by the New Westminster Police Department.
Ten references in total, five of which should be managers, supervisors, or instructors.
Submit application by November 8th, 2018 by 6:00pm. Victim Assistance Volunteering – Public Information Session will be held on October 11th, 2018. Please call the Victim Assistance Unit at 604-529-2525 to register for this session starting in the middle of September 2018.
If you still have questions, please contact the Victim Assistance Unit at 604-529-2525 or email email@example.com