New Bedford Police News

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…

Cape Verdean Day Parade

June 14, 2019

DATE: June 14, 2019 TO: NEWS MEDIA FROM: Sgt. Scott Liberty SUBJECT: Cape Verdean’s Day PARADE — Saturday, July 6, 2019 The Traffic Division of…

New Bedford Police investigating suspicious behavior at city park

June 11, 2019

NEW BEDFORD- On Saturday, June 8th, at approximately 5:00 pm, New Bedford Police responded to Hazelwood Park, in the South End of the city on…

Memorial Day Parade

May 24, 2019

DATE : May 16, 2019 TO: NEWS MEDIA FROM: SGT Scott Liberty SUBJECT: MEMORIAI, DAY PARADE – MONDAY, 27, 2019 The Traffic Division of the…

Mayor and City Officials announce significant investments in the New Bedford Police Department

May 24, 2019

New Bedford, Massachusetts– Mayor Jon Mitchell and Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro announced significant investments in the New Bedford Police Department at a press conference Tuesday…

Construction progressing well on NBPD’s new booking area.

May 21, 2019

The foundation has been set for the new sally port and booking area! We will keep everyone posted on the progression of this new project.

New Bedford Police receive public safety grant to enforce seat belt laws

May 7, 2019

New Bedford Police Receive Public Safety Grant to Increase Enforcement of Seat Belt Law New Bedford, Ma. – The New Bedford Police Department received grant…

Chief Cordeiro visiting Dennision Memorial Center and chating with the kids about achieving dreams

April 29, 2019

This past Saturday, Chief Joseph Cordeiro visited the Dennison Memorial Community Center. The Chief hung out with the kids at the center and gave them…