Nelson Police news – Sept 13 2014

Sometime overnight between Sept 10 – 11 an unknown culprit broke into approximately 12 unlock cars in the Fairview area, removing valuables and change. The Nelson Police have recovered some of the stolen property and are trying to identify a suspect.  People are reminded to remove all valuables from their cars at night and lock […]

Nelson Police are seeking public assistance regarding an investigation into fraudulent Shambhala Music Festival Tickets.

On August 7, 2014, information was received by Nelson Police Department that fraudulent  festival tickets were being sold for $300 and when the purchasers attended the music festival they were being advised by festival staff that the tickets purchased were not valid.   The Nelson Police Department conducted an investigation which resulted in two further […]

Nelson Police Department’s Restorative Justice Program garnering great volunteer support.

 Training for program that aims for a more compassionate community by putting perpetrators and victims face-to-face starts in September. Nelson —The Nelson Police Department is making great headway in its search for volunteers for its innovative Restorative Justice Program —  and with training slated to begin soon, the NPD is making an urgent last call for […]

1st annual Emergency Services Camp

On the first weekend in May, the Nelson Police Department, in conjunction with the Nelson RCMP, Nelson Fire Rescue, Nelson Search and Rescue, and BC Ambulance held our first annual Emergency Services Camp for local high school students.  The camp is based on our previous successful years of Police Camp in Nelson.  This year involved […]

National Prescription Drug Drop-off Day – May 10

Saturday May 10 is your opportunity to quickly and easily dispose of old and unused prescription medication that you may have in your home. The Nelson Police Department encourages people to drop off prescription medication they no longer need at one of the local pharmacies. The misuse and abuse of prescription medication has become a […]

Emergency Services Camp this weekend

The Nelson Police Department, in coordination with the Nelson RCMP, Nelson Fire Rescue, Nelson Search and Rescue and BC Ambulance are holding their first Emergency Services Camp this weekend (May 3-4 2014). The camp is for high school students and we have students from Nelson, Salmo, Grand Forks, Castlegar and Crescent Valley. We will be […]

Tips to help your family travel safely this Easter weekend

The Easter long weekend is a popular time for a spring getaway, but drivers are reminded that highways will be busy and road conditions may remain winter-like and dangerous in some parts of B.C. Here are some tips to help B.C. families prepare for a safe road trip: • Be prepared: Weather conditions can change […]

Missing Jade Giesen has been located, sadly deceased.

Nelson Police Department is able to confirm that Jade Michele Giesen has been located , deceased in the area of the Burlington Northern rail bed , in between Svoboda Road parking area and Troup beach. On April 11, 2014 at approximately 8pm Giesen was located by Search and Rescue volunteers after a second search effort […]

The Nelson Police Department needs the public’s assistance to help find Jade Giesen of Nelson, BC.

The Nelson Police Department continues to seek the public’s assistance to help find 47-year-old, Jade Giesen of Nelson, BC. On April 6, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., Giesen was last seen walking on the Burlington Northern rail bed, toward Troup Beach. Nelson Search and Rescue have searched this area. The Nelson Police Department is asking if […]