New Bedford Police News

Police recruits brighten holidays by serving community

December 22, 2016

We salute future members of the NBPD and other area departments. Members of the Plymouth Police Academy 63rd Recruit Officer Class (ROC) shared their time…

Santa aka Sgt. Fernandes visits HayMac

December 20, 2016

Sgt. Joshua Fernandes filled in for Santa Friday, Dec. 16 at Hayden-Mcfadden Elementary School spreading good cheer and bringing holiday spirit to the event.

Mark Mahoney retires after 40 years of service

December 20, 2016

Mark Mahoney was congratulated by Mayor Jon Mitchell, Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro and city employees Monday, Dec. 19 on his retirement as emergency management director…

H.O.P.E Collaborative hiring clinical case manager

December 14, 2016

Want to make a positive difference in the lives of children and families in the area? This job might be for you! H.O.P.E. Collaborative Job…

Have a happy and safe holiday season!

December 12, 2016

With this joyous season quickly approaching, we would like to offer everyone some tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe. • Avoid…

Help fill the bus to brighten holiday for children in need

December 12, 2016

Brighten the season for a local child while boosting your own holiday spirit by participating in the sixth annual Fill the Bus toy drive from…

Little People’s College children create special ornaments

December 12, 2016

Children from Little People’s College brightened our holidays by creating handmade ornaments, complete with thin blue lines to symbolize solidarity with police. We were proud…

Three NBPD sergeants graduate from training series

December 12, 2016

Congratulations to three New Bedford Police Dept. sergeants who graduated Friday, Dec. 9 from the command training series: first line supervisor course at Roger Williams…

88 children Shop with a Cop with 75 NBPD officers

December 12, 2016

88 children will have a merrier Christmas thanks to 75 members of the New Bedford Police Department who participated in Shop with a Cop. The…

City of One window awarded best holiday spirit

December 9, 2016

We are so proud to report that our City of One window at Bristol Community College at 188 Union St. was awarded the best holiday…

Junior Achievement students visit police station

November 21, 2016

New Bedford must continue to come together as a “City of One” to increase public safety across our community and it will take the efforts…

City to address dangerous use of recreational vehicles

November 21, 2016

In an effort to create safer streets for the people of New Bedford, Mayor Jon Mitchell, members of the New Bedford City Council and New…

Police help serve early Thanksgiving dinner

November 21, 2016

Members of the New Bedford Police Department stepped up once again to support the community. Police Sgt. Nathaniel Rodriguez, far left, put out the call…

Licensing board sets holiday alcohol hours

November 18, 2016

The New Bedford Licensing Board has set the hours for the sale of alcoholic beverages for Thanksgiving Eve and Day, Christmas Eve and Day and…

Active shooter drill Nov. 19

November 16, 2016

An active shooter drill will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19 at New Bedford Third District Court, 75 N. 6th St.…

Officer Dean Lawrence grand marshal of Veterans Day parade

November 10, 2016

The City of New Bedford and the New Bedford Police Department are proud to announce that New Bedford Police Officer Dean Lawrence will serve as…

Open house Nov. 10 at Station 3

November 7, 2016

NEW BEDFORD _ On Thursday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, the public is invited to meet Capt. Thomas Flood at Station Three, 781…

Police Chief Cordeiro among speakers at domestic violence vigil

October 31, 2016

New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro was among the community members who lit candles and participated in a vigil in memory of domestic violence victims…

Americans’ respect for police at 49-year high

October 28, 2016

Americans’ respect for police has reached its highest level in nearly 50 years. More than three in four Americans, or 76 percent, have a “great…

Chief wishes everyone a safe, happy Halloween

October 27, 2016

Halloween is days away and the New Bedford Police Department wants to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday. Extra patrols will be out that…