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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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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