New Bedford Police News

Operation Outreach

June 24, 2016

Operation Outreach In an effort to help combat the opiate crisis affecting our community, the New Bedford Police Department has teamed up with P.A.A.C.A (Positive…

South End Meet and Greet

June 22, 2016

On Thursday June 30th, 2016 between the hours of 10am- 12pm, the New Bedford Police Department would like to welcome everyone to 168 Cove Street…

Meet and Greet

June 14, 2016

On Tuesday June 21st, 2016 between the hours of 10am- 2pm, the New Bedford Police Department would like to welcome everyone to 572 Pleasant Street…

New Bedford Police Department Promotions

June 7, 2016

On Friday June 3rd in an auditorium filled with family and friends, the New Bedford Police Department held a ceremony to make several promotions within…

Chief Joseph Cordeiro sworn in as New Bedford Police Chief

May 20, 2016

As of Thursday, May 19th 2016, the New Bedford Police Department has a new chief. Chief Joseph Cordeiro was sworn in as the new Police…

National Drug Take Back Day April 29th 2016

April 29, 2016

The New Bedford Police Department has once again joined up with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to conduct another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day…

Spring 2016 Recycling Events

April 14, 2016

Questioning how to properly dispose of needles, tires, household hazardous waste, confidential papers, or medications? See the flyer for upcoming events in 2016.

Do you have unused or expired prescription drugs or medications in your home?

April 14, 2016

Feel free to drop those off at one of two drop boxes within the Police Department. One is located at Police Headquarters at 871 Rockdale…

2016 Massachusetts Juvenile Police Association School Resource Officer of the Year

April 1, 2016

At this year’s Mass Juvenile Police Association, Officer Leanne Fisher was awarded the 2016 Massachusetts School Resource Officer of the Year award. Her professionalism and…

Sticker Shock

February 8, 2016

On Friday (January 29th) students participated with Student Resource Officer’s Leanne Fisher and Ryan Bland in a Sticker Shock Campaign with the help of DA’s…

Call For Art

February 4, 2016

“March of the Unwavering” is an art exhibit created by artists who work in public safety. Police officers, firefighters, corrections officers, paramedics and even prosecuting…

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, September 26th

September 22, 2015

The New Bedford Police Department has once again joined up with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to conduct another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day…

Stop texting and driving!

May 27, 2015

We all know that texting and other forms of distracted driving are dangerous habits. Especially during these busy summer months, the New Bedford Police Department…

Police Exam Open Houses

March 12, 2015

The New Bedford Police Department will be hosting (2) Open House Sessions for the Upcoming Police Exam. Resident’s considering a career in law enforcement are…

Low Cost Rabies Clinic 2015

March 9, 2015

Low Cost Rabies Clinic For all surrounding communities WHEN: SATURDAY MARCH 28TH TIME: 10:00AM – 12:00 NOON FEE: $10.00 PER PET New Bedford Dog Licenses…

Upcoming 2015 Police Officer Test

March 9, 2015

CLOSING DATE: 03/26/15 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION: POLICE OFFICER – MUNICIPAL and MBTA TRANSIT POLICE Written Examination Date: April 25, 2015 Application Deadline: March 13, 2015*…

Keep the Holidays Happy. Drive Sober.

December 18, 2014

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division is launching a public awareness campaign to discourage citizens of the Commonwealth from driving…

2014 National Drug Take-Back Day and Sharps Drop-Off Day

September 18, 2014

The New Bedford Police Department has once again joined up with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to conduct another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day…

Firearms Bureau License/Renewal Delays

March 26, 2013

Currently the New Bedford Police Department Firearms Division is experiencing much higher than usual volume for firearms licenses and renewals. There is a 4 to…

New Bedford Adds 12 New Officers

February 4, 2013

New Bedford’s newest police officers were sworn in this morning at City Hall. The 12 new officers completed 21 weeks of intensive training in the…