New Bedford Police News

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…

Bring unused, expired medications to Drug Take-Back Day

October 17, 2016

The New Bedford Police Department encourages residents to drop off unused or expired medications from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at New…

Officer Michael Boswell honored for saving a life

October 14, 2016

Officer Michael Boswell, a 23-year veteran of the New Bedford Police Department assigned to station 3 in the North End, was honored on Oct. 14…

NBPD detectives take gun off street

October 13, 2016

Great work by the NBPD gang unit in finding a loaded firearm stolen from an area gun shop hidden under a boiler in the basement…

Lt. Amos Melo leads active shooter training

October 12, 2016

No one wants to consider the possibility of an active shooter entering their workplace. But being prepared and being aware could save your life and…

Camera Registry Program

October 7, 2016

“New Bedford is a City of One. We all work together to make the city a great place to live and work. This effort is…

New Bedford Police Chaplain David A. Lima

September 15, 2016

The New Bedford Police Department formally announces Reverend David Lima as the Chaplain of the New Bedford Police Department. Reverend David A. Lima has been…

Job Openings

September 13, 2016

Follow the links below to the job description posted on the City Of New Bedford website. Intern Coordinator Data Entry Clerk Temp