New Bedford Police News

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…

The City of New Bedford to begin annual street sweeping program

April 3, 2019

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The Department of Public Infrastructure will conduct a major street sweeping program in the city, including a parking ban on designated sides…

School Resource Officers Harris does a presentation at Holy Family/Holy Name on Bullying, sponsored by the Boston Bruins.

March 29, 2019

On Wednesday, March 27th, our very own School Resource Officers Shane Harris and Ryan Bland were at Holy Famly/Holy Name School in our city for…

New Bedford Police participates in Healthy Community Day, coordinated by the Near North End Alliance

March 17, 2019

New Bedford Police came out in support of the Near North End Alliance’s “Healthy Community Day” held at the Global Learning Charter School on Saturday,…

City of New Bedford to host low-cost rabies clinic at two locations.

March 14, 2019

P R E S S R E L E A S E City of New Bedford to Host Low-Cost Rabies Clinic at Two Locations 10am-12…

New Bedford Ready to host the 42nd annual Half-Marathon

March 13, 2019

New Bedford ready to host 42nd annual Half Marathon Race begins at 11:00 a.m. sharp on Sunday, March 17, 2019 New Bedford, Massachusetts– On Sunday,…

NEW BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT’S 8TH PROMOTIONAL CEREMONY

March 4, 2019

Additional photos from the 8th Promotional Ceremony held by the New Bedford Police Department.

11 newly promoted officers celebrated at the 8th New Bedford Police Department Promotional Ceremony

March 3, 2019

The New Bedford Police Department celebrated the promotions of 11 officers. The ceremony was held on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at the Keith Middle School.…

Deadline approaching for police officer civil service exam

January 10, 2019

Looking for an exciting, rewarding job? Want to make a difference in your community? The 2019 Municipal and MBTA Transit Police Officer Exam will be…

Little People’s College students bring ornaments, smiles

December 10, 2018

Our spirits were lifted Monday, Dec. 10 by a visit from children at Little People’s College. They came to police headquarters for a tour of…

Donation boxes at all stations to fill with unwrapped toys

December 5, 2018

It’s the season of giving and New Bedford Police and Safe Zones are joining forces again this holiday season to collect unwrapped toys for children…

Recently retired Officer O’Shea honored

November 29, 2018

Recently retired New Bedford Police Officer Terence J. O’Shea received a shadowbox reflecting his police career, a commendation from U.S. Rep. William Keating and the…

Basketball program unites police, community, middle schoolers

November 28, 2018

New Bedford police , community members and middle school youngsters are hooping it up through a new program, Cops, Kids, Community Development program, which pairs…

NBPD mourns former Capt. L. Rene Rochefort

November 27, 2018

We are sorry to report the loss of one of our beloved retirees. L. René Rochefort, 95, of Fairhaven died November 17, 2018 at Alden…

As Officer Brown makes new friend, Ashley students help pets in need

November 19, 2018

Thanks to students in the fourth grade class of Kelly Pacheco at at Ashley School, who donated food for the Pets Eat Too program, a…

Portuguese American Police Association members deliver turkeys

November 19, 2018

We are grateful this Thanksgiving week to members of Portuguese American Police Association.   They visited Stop & Shop on Dartmouth Street Monday morning Nov.…

Guns for Groceries provides coupons for gun returns, no questions asked

November 13, 2018

Exchange a gun for groceries and possibly save a life. Guns for Groceries will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17…

Retired Sgt. Ralph Gioiosa passes away

November 5, 2018

We are sorry to report that retired New Bedford Police Sgt. Ralph Gioiosa, Jr., 87, of Fairhaven died November 4, 2018 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s…

Beware of calls requesting credit card information

October 19, 2018

The City of New Bedford Treasurer’s Office reports that residents are receiving calls from people claiming to represent the treasurer’s office. The caller tells them…