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Welcome to the
New Bedford Police Department website!

Highly trained and dedicated professionals serving our community with respect and empathy.

Welcome to the
New Bedford Police Department website!

Highly trained and dedicated professionals serving our community with respect and empathy.

Welcome to the
New Bedford Police Department website!

Highly trained and dedicated professionals serving our community with respect and empathy.

Welcome to the
New Bedford Police Department website!

Highly trained and dedicated professionals serving our community with respect and empathy.

Welcome to the
New Bedford Police Department website!

Highly trained and dedicated professionals serving our community with respect and empathy.

Welcome to the
New Bedford Police Department website!

Highly trained and dedicated professionals serving our community with respect and empathy.

Message From The Chief

On behalf of the men and women of the New Bedford Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our website.

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NBPD Divisions

The New Bedford Police Department is made up of many Divisions that help protect the citizens of our great city.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers faster by looking through the most frequently asked questions. If your question is not answered please contact us.

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How do I...

Submit an anonymous tip

You can submit a tip online, however all tips MUST include a phone number for verification purposes.

Submit a tip online

Commend an officer

Police officers put their lives at risk everyday to keep everyone in the city safe.  Tell us about your experience.

Share your experience

Get a copy of a report

The NBPD can give you a copy of a accident report or a criminal report - however certain restrictions apply.

Get a copy of a report

Register my security camera

If a crime is committed near your home, your security camera could help solve it.

Learn about the program

Report lost property

If you've lost something in the city, tell us about it and we'll keep it on file if we come across it.

Report a lost item

File a complaint

We want to encourage transparency and feedback from all New Bedford citizens.

File a complaint online