New Bedford Police Chaplain David A. Lima

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The New Bedford Police Department formally announces Reverend David Lima as the Chaplain of the New Bedford Police Department. Reverend David A. Lima has been the Executive Minister of the Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford since December 2006. He has served in a variety of leadership positions for the Council and was President from […] Read more »

Job Openings

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Follow the links below to the job description posted on the City Of New Bedford website. Intern Coordinator Data Entry Clerk Temp Read more »

Phone Outage

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On Friday July 29th beginning at 6PM the city will be doing some work that will cause an outage of the phone lines to the local police stations. Our Communications Center will be unaffected by this, so as with any emergency dial 911. All non emergency calls beginning at 6pm on Friday until Saturday morning […] Read more »

North End Meet and Greet

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North End Meet and Greet On Tuesday July 26th, 2016 between the hours of 10am- 12pm, the New Bedford Police Department would like to welcome everyone to 781 Ashley Boulevard to meet Lieutenant Demers. Lieutenant Demers has worked for the New Bedford Police Department for the past 21 years and has been the day shift […] Read more »

Operation Outreach

Operation Outreach In an effort to help combat the opiate crisis affecting our community, the New Bedford Police Department has teamed up with P.A.A.C.A (Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction), Seven Hills Behavioral Health, and Pastors from the Inner Church Council. Outreach teams consist of police officers, drug counselors, and members of the faith community. Working […] Read more »

South End Meet and Greet

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On Thursday June 30th, 2016 between the hours of 10am- 12pm, the New Bedford Police Department would like to welcome everyone to 168 Cove Street to meet the Commander of Station Two, Captain Hebert. Captain Hebert has been running the South End station for the past 4 years. Captain Hebert would like to meet local […] Read more »

Meet and Greet

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On Tuesday June 21st, 2016 between the hours of 10am- 2pm, the New Bedford Police Department would like to welcome everyone to 572 Pleasant Street to meet the new Commander of Station One, Captain Belong. Captain Belong recently took command of the station after former Captain J. Cordeiro was promoted to Chief. Captain Belong would […] Read more »

New Bedford Police Department Promotions

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On Friday June 3rd in an auditorium filled with family and friends, the New Bedford Police Department held a ceremony to make several promotions within its ranks. Lt. D. Ledo was promoted to Captain Lt. D. Belong was promoted to Captain Sgt. A. Hegarty was promoted to Lieutenant Sgt. P. Dacosta was promoted to Lieutenant […] Read more »

Chief Joseph Cordeiro sworn in as New Bedford Police Chief

As of Thursday, May 19th 2016, the New Bedford Police Department has a new chief. Chief Joseph Cordeiro was sworn in as the new Police Chief after the passing in December of Chief Provencher. In a room filled with friends, family and co-workers, he announced his plan and ideas to help move the city forward. […] Read more »