New Bedford Police News

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…

National RX Drug Take Back Program, sponsored by the DEA

April 29, 2019

Saturday, April 27th, was another successful National RX Drug Take Back program sponsored by the DEA. It was held at the New Bedford Police Headquarters…

DEA sponsered Drug Take Back Day will be Saturday, April 27th, 10am to 2pm at New Bedford Police Headquarters

April 22, 2019

What better day to clear out your medicine cabinet and bring your unwanted medications to New Bedford Police headquarters, 871 Rockdale Ave. from 10 a.m.…

Nothing says Easter in Southeastern Massachusetts like sweet bread!

April 19, 2019

We want to thank Sandy Silva for delivering sweet bread to Headquarters. Sandy is not pictured, but her two daughters, nephew, and Chief Cordeiro are…

Greater New Bedford Opioid Task Force meet at Summit for stragetic planning on addiction

April 18, 2019

Chief Cordeiro and members of the Greater New Bedford Opioid Multi-Discipline Task Force met at The Whaling Museum on Thursday, April 11th, to provide their…

Construction underway for our new Sally port entrance and booking area at Headquarters

April 17, 2019

Today we started the construction of our new Sally Port that will be enclosed, along with the booking area that will be re-engineered and restructured…

NBPD teams up with Saint Mary’s Church and The Saint Vincent Depaul Society to feed the homeless

April 4, 2019

New Bedford Police teamed up with Saint Mary’s Church and Saint Vincent Depaul to deliver meals to the homeless. Approximately 175 meals were prepared and…

Pet Fest and Walk for Animals coming May 5th.

April 4, 2019

Coalition for Animals 20th Annual PET FEST and Walk for Animals Buttonwood Park… 745 Rockdale Ave. New Bedford, MA SUNDAY MAY 5, 2019 (rain or…