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NBPD host Promotional, Swearing-in, and Award Ceremony.

NEW BEDFORD- On Monday, November 25th, 2019, New Bedford Police held their 10th Promotional Ceremony, along with a Swearing-in and Life-Saving Award Ceremony at Keith Middle School in New Bedford. The New Bedford Police promoted Sergeant Norman Duchesneau to the rank of Lieutenant, Detective Matthew Rodrigues to the rank of Sergeant, and Officer Donald Williams…

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New Bedford Police holding the “Guns for Groceries” program

MEDIA RELEASE – Fall River and New Bedford “Guns for Groceries” events planned for November 23rd Initiative inspired by the late Rev. Robert Lawrence and facilitated by UMass Dartmouth Leduc Center for Civic Engagement encourages citizens to exchange guns for Market Basket gift cards and Domino’s pizza coupons The New Bedford and Fall River police…

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National Drug Take Back

This past Saturday’s DEA sponsored National Drug Take Back was increased by almost 80 pounds from the National Drug Take hosted on April 27, 2019 by the New Bedford Police. In April, 230.8 pound of medication was dropped off. October’s take back took in 310 pounds! The National Drug Take Back Program is done twice…

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Retired Officers recieve plaques for their years of service.

We would like to thank retired Police Officers Deborah Dupont and Christopher Dupont for their several years of service in our department. Both Deborah and Christopher retired in January of 2019, and will be surely missed. Both received plaques for their years of service, with their badges displayed on the plaque. The plaques were presented…

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NBPD and Animal Control investigating dog cruelty case

The New Bedford Police Department responded to an address in the City’s West End after reports of cruelty to a dog. Animal Control and Police took one adult dog and three puppies from the address and they are being sent to a Forensic Veterinarian for further evaluation. The dogs did not appear outwardly injured, but…

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