New Bedford has such a rich history and our department is such an important part of it that we didn’t want to let Black History Month end without introducing you to some of our officers. They took a moment this week in front of the Frederick Douglass commemorative mural to talk about diversity and the…

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Change and progress were the prevalent themes during the New Bedford Police Dept.’s 11th Promotions Ceremony Tuesday at Keith Middle School on Feb. 15. The event honored Lt. Mark Giammalvo, Sgt. Annemarie Lefevre and Sgt. Alan Faber, who were formally “pinned” by family members. Alongside the promotions were new officers Andy Pereira, Vincent Peters, and…

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The New Bedford Police Department has introduced enhanced central booking and sally port facilities at Police Headquarters at 781 Rockdale ave in the city. The facilities opened and have been fully operational since December 6. The remodeling includes a secure, drive-through process with a remodeled booking area inside the station. The 1,920 square foot sally…

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Congratulations to our newest members of the New Bedford Police Department. The following officers pictured, were sworn-in on Monday, November 25th, during the department’s 10th Promotional Ceremony. Pictured standing from left to right; Chief Joseph Cordeiro, Officer Ross Rodriguez, Officer Jeffrey Fournier, Officer Nathaniel Almeida, Officer Hiram Sanchez, Deputy Chief Paul Oliveira, Mayor Jon Mitchell,…

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Congratulations to Sergeant Kurtis Gonsalves, Officer Patrick Reedy, Officer Jonathan Plourde, and Officer Marc Conley who were recipients of the Life-Saving Award. Their actions helped prevent the loss of human life. Thank you for your actions and continued service to our community. They received the award during the department’s 10th Promotional Ceremony. Pictured from left…

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Officer Matthew Couture was sworn in as the newest member of the New Bedford Police Dept. on June 22. We welcome Officer Couture and wish him the best. CLICK HERE to watch video

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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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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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