NEW BEDFORD- Last week NBPD Detectives seized a total of nine firearms as a result of ongoing investigations related to gang activity in the city. On August 26, NBPD Detectives recovered a MasterPiece Arms semi-automatic firearm from a garage at 82 Crapo St. along with several rounds of ammo of different calibers. The firearm and…

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Reverend David Lima is 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 2001-2005. He is a lifelong New Bedford…

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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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Congratulating three of our own who recently completed the “Command Training Series: First Line Supervisor Course” at the Justice System Training & Research Institute at Roger Williams University in partnership with the New England Association of Chiefs of Police. Sgt. Kurtis Gonsalves, Sgt. Barry Pacheco and Sgt. Jaime Wotton are seen here with Chief Joe…

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