NPD Press Release May 21, 2017

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at approximately 5:00a.m., Nelson Police attended an alarm in the downtown core after a report of a window smash. While waiting for the property owner to attend, police witnessed a 25 year-old male pick up a sandwich board and throw it into another business window.   Nelson Police quickly apprehended […]

NPD Media Release

  On May 4, 2017 at approximately 9:13 pm the Nelson Police Department received a call for service for a possible party at Red Sands Beach.  Upon police arrival, police located two people carrying camping equipment off the beach.  The pair advised police that they had set up a tent earlier in the evening and […]

Nelson Police Department

Nelson Police Department Press release On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Nelson Police officers on routine patrol located a male in the downtown core that was outside his residence past his 9:00 p.m. curfew. Upon his arrest, the 27 year-old male was found in possession of what police believe is methamphetamine. He was charged with 1 […]

Nelson Police Department Press Release

NPD File # 2017-1317   On Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 1130 p.m., Nelson Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the Nelson downtown core. The male driver and female passenger were arrested for various drug offences during the traffic stop.   The 25 year-old male from Nelson was charged with 3 counts of possession […]

Nelson Police Department Press Release

Rail Safety Week [April 24-30, 2017]   Canadian Pacific (CP) and the Canadian Pacific Police Service (CPPS) will be educating the public during this year’s Rail Safety Week about safety in and around railway property.   “When people use railway property or tracks as walking paths, they are risking their lives,” said Laird Pitz, CP’s […]

Pink Shirt Anti Bullying Day

The Nelson Police Department and the Nelson RCMP are joining together to raise awareness for Pink Shirt Anti Bullying Day; If you are dealing with a bully here are some strategies: 1)      Walk away 2)      Don’t react 3)      Report it; Five w’s, who what when, where, why 4)      Help the victim. 5)      Don’t be a […]

Nelson Police Department

 Media Release – Police Commendation Ceremony 2017   Photos courtesy of Bruce Fuhr.   Picture 1 – Mayor Kozak, Retired Cst Andreaschuk, Retired Cst Jacobsen, Detective Laing, Chief Constable Burkart, Police Board Director Reid Picture 2 – Fire Chief MacCharles, Dr Sparrow, Police Board Director Edwards, Chief Constable Burkart Picture 3 – Chief Constable Burkart, Cst Duncan […]

Nelson Police Department

2017 Departmental Commendations Ceremony   On behalf of our Chair, Mayor Debra Kozak, and the Directors of the Nelson Police Board, it is my pleasure to invite you to the 2017 Nelson Police Department Commendations Ceremony.   The proceedings will commence at 4:30 pm on Wednesday February 15, 2017, and will take place in the […]

Nelson Police Department Media Release

SUBJECT: Nelson Police Department Files of Interest   Nelson Police are warning the public to be vigilant about a new fraud that is targeting Nelson area residents utilizing online classified ads.  Respondents to ads for employment, have been receiving fake cheques in the mail.  Once the cheque is obtained, victims of this fraud are requested […]

Nelson Police Department

  The Nelson Police Board is proud to announce that on December 8, 2016, retired Chief Constable Wayne Holland attended a ceremony at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton where he was presented the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.  The Order of Merit of the Police Forces honours the leadership and exceptional service […]