On May 22 the NBPD honored rookie Officer Tyler White with its prestigious Life Saving Award for acting selflessly and with great courage to save the life of another. Early on the morning of May 1, Officer White responded to a single motor vehicle accident on Turner St. A vehicle struck a tree and was…

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We have some great news to share! Yesterday, we welcomed home our very own Sgt. Sam Ortega who is beating COVID-19! Sgt. Ortega returned home from a Boston hospital and sends his thanks to all those who have cared and prayed for him, his wife and family. Thanks to New Bedford EMS and our great…

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Child and Family Services clinician Jake Hasson and Officer Yesenia Miranda-Santiago head out. Jake assists when someone has a change in mental health status by quickly evaluating and helping transport to partner location. This saves officers time at the ER or filing emergency sections for mental health evaluations. #communitypolicing #makingadifference #cityofone #newbedford #collaboration

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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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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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