NPD – Files of Interest

SUBJECT: Pedestrian Incidents   Over the past few days the Nelson Police Department has responded to and investigated two serious incidents of pedestrians being struck by motor vehicles.  Miraculously, none of the injured pedestrians have suffered life threatening injuries.  As the days get shorter and the driving conditions deteriorate with the coming winter, the woman […]


MEDIA RELEASE A busy week for Police and Bears   Nelson Police are still experiencing a great number of calls for bears in the City.  The bears are now being seen in all corners of the City and in greater frequency.  In a disturbing trend, Officers who respond to these complaints are often locating garbage […]

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Firearms amnesty   Police departments across BC want to make homes safer by declaring a province-wide Gun Amnesty this October 2016.  The month-long amnesty will apply to any documented or undocumented firearms and other weapons as well as to any amount of ammunition. For the entire month of October , people who want to surrender […]

NPD New Police Constable

NPD New Police Constable Ms. Lauren Mirva became NPD’s newest police constable today, after being sworn in by Judicial Justice Laurie Langford. Constable Mirva is now one of three female officers with the Nelson Police Department. Lauren is from Nelson and graduated from LV Rogers Secondary School where she was awarded the top female athlete […]

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NELSON POLICE DEPARTMENT MEDIA RELEASE DATE: Aug 22, 2016 TO: All Media Outlets FROM:  Acting Sergeant Matt Caldwell   Nelson Police had a busy weekend with over 96 calls for service between Thursday and Monday morning.   There was a commercial break and enter to a local bar on Baker St during the overnight […]

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NELSON POLICE DEPARTMENT  Cougar Sighting – July 03, 2016 Cougar Sighting   Nelson Police is advising of a cougar sighting in the 300 block of Sixth Street at about 11:40 am today.  The cougar was not reportedly acting aggressive.  The cougar was last seen walking towards the wooded area behind the 200 block of View St.  […]

NPD – Files of Interest

Summer 2016 NPD CounterAttack Program   The Nelson Police department will be kicking off the CounterAttack Road blocks in the next couple of weeks.  Check stops will be set up in the Nelson area with the intent of targeting impaired drivers as the summer season begins.   Signs of an impaired driver: Driving unreasonably fast, […]

NPD – Files of Interest

Nelson police are reminding the public not to give out any personal information if you receive an e-mail from a commercial bank you trust. If you are unsure of the request, please call your local bank directly or visit them in person with a copy of the e-mail.   There has also been reports of […]

Media Release – NPD Constable Therrien

Mr. Alain Therrien became police constable #85 on March 11, 2016, after being sworn in by Provincial Court Judge Philip Seagram. Constable Therrien replaces one of the three officers who have retired or resigned in the past six weeks from the Nelson Police Department.   Constable Therrien joins the Nelson Police Department after serving the […]

NPD _ Files of Interest

Nelson Police are seeking the culprits responsible for a rash of graffiti in the downtown core that affected over 20 businesses. Police believe that the vandalism took place shortly before midnight on Monday March 14, 2016. Several business owners reported the graffiti as soon as they located the tags to the Nelson Police Department early […]