New Bedford Police News

New Officer Sworn In

June 24, 2020

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…

NBPD host Promotional, Swearing-in, and Award Ceremony.

November 26, 2019

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…

New Bedford Police holding the “Guns for Groceries” program

November 15, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE – Fall River and New Bedford “Guns for Groceries” events planned for November 23rd Initiative inspired by the late Rev. Robert Lawrence and…

Veteran’s Day Parade, Monday, November 11th

November 5, 2019

Friends of Jack’s TuTu challenge

November 3, 2019

Chief Cordeiro takes the “TuTu Challenge” created by the Friends of Jack Foundation.

National Drug Take Back

October 28, 2019

This past Saturday’s DEA sponsored National Drug Take Back was increased by almost 80 pounds from the National Drug Take hosted on April 27, 2019…

Chief Joseph Cordeiro and Chief Frank Frederickson of Yarmouth at the new Sgt. Gannon Playground

October 28, 2019

Chief Joseph Cordeiro and Chief Frank Frederickson of the Yarmouth Police Department pose in front of the new Sgt. Sean Gannon playground, recently built at…

National Drug Take Back, sponsored by DEA.

October 23, 2019

Retired Officers recieve plaques for their years of service.

October 23, 2019

We would like to thank retired Police Officers Deborah Dupont and Christopher Dupont for their several years of service in our department. Both Deborah and…

NBPD and Animal Control investigating dog cruelty case

October 9, 2019

The New Bedford Police Department responded to an address in the City’s West End after reports of cruelty to a dog. Animal Control and Police…

New Bedford participating in the National “Coffee with a Cop” day on October 2nd

October 1, 2019

Have you ever wanted to talk to a police officer about your concerns? Learn more about their work? All while savoring a great cup of…

NBPD and Child & Family Serivces partner on a co-response program.

September 30, 2019

NBPD and Child & Family Services partner on a co-response program. NEW BEDFORD- The New Bedford Police Department and Child & Family Services, Inc. Emergency…

NBPD hosting a Citizens’ Police Academy in the Fall.

September 9, 2019

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…

New Bedford Police get 4 new motorcycles.

August 22, 2019

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…

Five New Bedford Police recruits graduate from the Reading Police Academy

August 14, 2019

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…

New Bedford Police held their 9th Promotional and Awards Ceremony on July 25, 2019

July 26, 2019

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…

Feast of The Blessed Sacrament Parade

July 23, 2019

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…

Five newly sworn Police Officers added to the New Bedford Bedford Police force.

July 9, 2019

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…

New Bedford Police welcomes four new officers.

June 28, 2019

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…

New Bedford Police Department Receives Grant from P.A.A.R.I. to Bring on Full-Time AmeriCorps VISTA Membe

June 25, 2019

New Bedford — Chief Joseph Cordeiro is pleased to announce that the New Bedford Police Department has received a grant from the Police Assisted Addiction…