NBPD and Child & Family Services partner on a co-response program. NEW BEDFORD- The New Bedford Police Department and Child & Family Services, Inc. Emergency Services Program (ESP) have partnered and are now providing a Co-Response Program. Chief Cordeiro recognized the need for improving the availability of behavioral health services in our community. Chief Cordeiro…

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The New Bedford Police Department will be hosting another Citizens’ Police Academy in the Fall. The Academy will be held weekly during the evening hours at the New Bedford Police Headquarters, located at 871 Rockdale Ave. The exact dates and time are yet to be determined. Anyone 18 years of age and older who is…

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The 4 newest New Bedford Police motorcycles are on full display. The motorcycles were re-designed with the help of Officers J.R. Ribeiro and Bryan Dosanjos of the Traffic Division. The new motorcycles also come equipped with a larger engine, latest LED lights, more lights for added visibility, reflective vinyl graphics, and heated grips for cold…

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Congratulations to the newest members of the New Bedford Police Department. They graduated from the Reading Police Academy on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019. Pictured from left to right; Deputy Chief Paul Oliveira, Officer Tyler Vieira, Officer Alan Kubik, Officer Alexandria Richards, Officer Brandon Duarte, Officer Christopher Los, and Chief Joseph Cordeiro.

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The New Bedford Police held their 9th Promotional and Awards Ceremony at Keith Middle School on Thursday, July 25th, 2019. Officer Julio Martinez was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Awards were also presented during the promotional ceremony. Officer Gregory Sirois, was present with the Chief’s Award for recognition and outstanding service. Jill Fearons was…

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Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Parade The Traffic Division of the New Bedford Police Department wishes to announce that the annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament parade will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019.  The parade will form at Brooklawn Park and will step off sharply at 2:00 pm from Brooklawn Street and Acushnet…

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Congratulations to our newly appointed police officers, who were sworn in on Monday, July 8th, 2019 at City Hall. Pictured from left to right; City Council President Linda Morad, Chief Joseph Cordeiro, Deputy Chief Paul Oliveira, Officer Jorge Barbosa, Officer Patrick Kustka, Officer Trevor Bettencourt, Officer Tyler White, Officer Nuno Cunha, Mayor Jonathan Mitchell, and…

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We want to extend our congratulations to our newest members of the New Bedford Police Department. These officers graduated today from the Randolph Police Academy after 21 weeks of recruit training. Today’s graduation was held at the Brockton High School. Pictured from left to right; Chief Joseph Cordeiro, Officer Jorge Barbosa, Officer Tyler White, Officer…

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DATE: June 14, 2019 TO: NEWS MEDIA FROM: Sgt. Scott Liberty SUBJECT: Cape Verdean’s Day PARADE — Saturday, July 6, 2019 The Traffic Division of the New Bedford Police Department announces that the annual CAPE VERDEAN’ S Day Parade will be held on Saturday July 6, 2019. The Parade will form at Buttonwood Park at…

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