Do you have unused or expired prescription drugs or medications in your home?


Feel free to drop those off at one of two drop boxes within the Police Department. One is located at Police Headquarters at 871 Rockdale Avenue. The second one is located at Station One at 572 Pleasant Street. Accepted items: -Prescription Patches -Prescription Medications -Prescription Ointments -Over-the-counter Medications -Vitamins -Samples -Veterinary Medications Not- Accepted Items: […] Read more »

Sticker Shock


On Friday (January 29th) students participated with Student Resource Officer’s Leanne Fisher and Ryan Bland in a Sticker Shock Campaign with the help of DA’s Underage Drinking Task Force, The New Bedford Health Department, and a local liquor store Douglas Wine and Spirits. Involvement included students from New Bedford Regional Voc-Tech, and New Bedford High […] Read more »

Call For Art


“March of the Unwavering” is an art exhibit created by artists who work in public safety. Police officers, firefighters, corrections officers, paramedics and even prosecuting attorneys, will all lend their creative talent into making this a unique show at the UMASS College of Visual Arts in downtown New Bedford. The show will run from March […] Read more »

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, September 26th


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 26, 2015, 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 »

Stop texting and driving!


We all know that texting and other forms of distracted driving are dangerous habits. Especially during these busy summer months, the New Bedford Police Department encourages you and your loved ones to put down your phone or other distractions while driving. Common sense saves lives! Read more »

Police Exam Open Houses


The New Bedford Police Department will be hosting (2) Open House Sessions for the Upcoming Police Exam. Resident’s considering a career in law enforcement are encouraged to attend for a chance to learn more about the inner workings of our department. All sessions will be at Police Headquarters located at 871 Rockdale Ave, in the […] Read more »

Low Cost Rabies Clinic 2015


Low Cost Rabies Clinic For all surrounding communities WHEN: SATURDAY MARCH 28TH TIME: 10:00AM – 12:00 NOON FEE: $10.00 PER PET New Bedford Dog Licenses will be available. **NEW LOCATIONS** SOUTHEND: HAZELWOOD PARK SENIOR CENTER BROCK AVE NORTHEND: BROOKLAWN PARK SENIOR CENTER ACUSHNET AVE All animals must be properly restrained. All dog licenses must be […] Read more »

Upcoming 2015 Police Officer Test


CLOSING DATE: 03/26/15 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION: POLICE OFFICER – MUNICIPAL and MBTA TRANSIT POLICE Written Examination Date: April 25, 2015 Application Deadline: March 13, 2015* Examination Fee: $100 Written Examination Locations: Various sites across the state *There is an additional $50 fee for applications received after March 13, 2015. Applications will NOT be accepted after […] Read more »

Keep the Holidays Happy. Drive Sober.


The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division is launching a public awareness campaign to discourage citizens of the Commonwealth from driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, particularly during the holidays.   Read more »