New Bedford Police News

Dog park safety seminar June 28

June 22, 2018

The dog park is open! Learn how to keep your dog safe and content at the park during a free seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday,…

Chief Cordeiro to receive leadership award from recovery initiative

June 22, 2018

Congratulations to Chief Joseph Cordeiro, who will receive a leadership award at a ceremony June 27 from the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.)…

Family services unit represented at celebration of seniors

June 15, 2018

  Sgt. Pamela Melo and domestic violence advocate Camille Anderson attended the Bristol County Celebration of Seniors Friday, June 15 at Whites of Westport. The…

Residents warned of scammers claiming to be from PACE

June 14, 2018

We have been receiving reports of yet another scam in the city. Scammers are going door to door claiming to represent PACE and asking for…

Police warn of growing number of phone scams

June 7, 2018

New Bedford Police are warning the public of an increasing number of telephone scams that attempt to steal money from unsuspecting or anxious callers. Scammers…

Officer Stephen Brown brings safety talk and smiles to day care

June 6, 2018

Officer Stephen Brown received a warm thank you from the children and staff at Days of Discovery day care following his recent visit there to…

Hiring for program coordinator

May 31, 2018

Here is a job opportunity PROJECT COORDINATOR GRADE 12    $18.95 – $26.78 Police FUNCTION:   The Program Coordinator will serve as the program manager for…

Three department members shave their heads to support kids with cancer

May 30, 2018

Bald is beautiful. Especially when having a bald head supports children with cancer.  Det. Claudia Sampson, Sgt. Bryan Safioleas and Officer Trevor Sylvia will have…

Campbell School playground to honor Sgt. Gannon; fundraisers planned

May 21, 2018

On Monday, May 14th, the New Bedford School Committee voted unanimously to name the Campbell Elementary School playground after Sgt. Sean Gannon who died in…

Street sweeping to start

May 1, 2018

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/blog/news/new-bedford-plans-street-sweeping-program-may-june-august-september/

NBPD helps children use bike helmets safely

April 18, 2018

Station 3 Commander Capt. Amos Melo, top, and Community Police Officer Tony Pereira visited children at the P.A.C.E Family Center at Hayden-McFadden Elementary School Wednesday…

A special gift from a special person

April 18, 2018

Many thanks to Nancy Black of New Bedford, who visited all of our stations Tuesday, April 17 to deliver a lovely blue and white bouquet…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 28

April 18, 2018

New Bedford Police will collect unwanted and expired prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, as part of the 15th National…

Wine and beer tasting supports New Bedford Police Union Cycle Team

April 9, 2018

A wine and beer tasting was held Friday, April 6 at Waterfront Grill, 36 Homer’s Wharf to benefit The New Bedford Police Union’s Cycle Team. The…

NBPD mourns Retired Officer Ronald Pacheco

April 9, 2018

We are saddened to report that we have lost a member of our family, Retired Police Officer Ronald Pacheco. Our thoughts and prayers are with…

NBPD mourns Retired Officer Joseph Magalhaes

April 9, 2018

  We are saddened to report the loss of a family member, Retired Police Officer Joseph Magalhaes. He joined the department in 1992. He worked…

NBPD mourns Capt. Edward J. Wiley

April 3, 2018

We are mourning the loss of a beloved family member. Captain Edward J. Wiley, 77, of Fairhaven passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on…

Meet new commander at open house April 7 at Station Two in South End

April 3, 2018

Attention South End residents! The public is invited to meet Capt. Dennis Ledo, the new station commander for Station Two at 168 Cove St. in…

Street sweeping starts April 5, parking banned on certain streets

April 3, 2018

  The city will be starting its annual street sweeping program on April 5, 2018. There will be no parking on both sides of the…

NBPD salutes recent retirees

March 20, 2018

We would like to honor and salute our recent retirees. We thank them for their dedicated service and wish them good health and much happiness…