2014 National Drug Take-Back Day and Sharps Drop-Off Day

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The New Bedford Police Department has once again joined up with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to conduct another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and Sharps Drop-Off Day Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the New Bedford Police Department, 871 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA. This will provide a […] Read more »

Firearms Bureau License/Renewal Delays

Currently the New Bedford Police Department Firearms Division is experiencing much higher than usual volume for firearms licenses and renewals. There is a 4 to 6 month backlog for appointments. If you need an appointment to renew or apply for a license, please keep this wait in mind in order to avoid a lapse in […] Read more »

New Bedford Adds 12 New Officers

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New Bedford’s newest police officers were sworn in this morning at City Hall. The 12 new officers completed 21 weeks of intensive training in the Plymouth Police Academy, graduating Friday, February 1, 2013. After the ceremony this morning, they are now officially members of the New Bedford Police Department. The new officers went through intensive […] Read more »

New Bedford Police Launch MYPD App for Android and iPhones

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New Bedford Police Announce New iPhone & Android App Is Now Available to the Public   The New Bedford Police Department’s newest crime fighting initiative is now available right on your Android or iPhone. The MyPD app has 24 possible features and options.  Some of the features include department contacts, push notifications, feedback & tips […] Read more »

New Central Records Bureau hours

New Central Records Bureau hours. Be advised that until further notice, the Central Records Bureau located at 871 Rockdale Avenue has new hours. Monday – Closed from 8am till Noon. Open Noon till 3pm. Tues – Friday – Open 9:30am till 3pm Saturday – Sunday – Closed Read more »

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Sept 29, 2012

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The New Bedford Police Department has once again joined up with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to conduct another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the New Bedford Police Department, 871 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA to provide a venue for city residents […] Read more »

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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The New Bedford Police Department has joined up with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to conduct a fourth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at New Bedford Police Department, 871 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA to provide a venue for city residents and others […] Read more »

Four Firearms Seized

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On 9/26 at approximately 10:00pm Officers Andrew Ryder and George Lozado were dispatched to the area of 320 Coffin Avenue, which is an abandoned house, concerning a group trying to enter the premises. Upon arrival, they did not see anyone around the front of the house, but exited their vehicle and began checking out the […] Read more »

Another Firearm Arrest

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On August 22, 2011, at approximately 6:00pm, members of the New Bedford Police Department Gang Unit were checking the area of Brickenwood Housing for a large group of gang members. They observed the group congregating in the area of Walker St. As they approached, the group began to run. Two males were observed grasping at […] Read more »

Firearm Arrests

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On Monday August 15th 2011, the New Bedford Police Gang Unit attempted to stop a motor vehicle for a motor vehicle infraction. The vehicle failed to stop for a couple of blocks, but was eventually stopped on Lloyd Street in the northend of the city. While taking the operator of the vehicle into custody, a […] Read more »