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 New Bedford Police Department


To protect and serve the citizens of New Bedford. Create and maintain strong relationships with our community and partners.

Program Offerings

Junior Police Academy


This program is done by our School Resource Officers and is open for middle-school age students. This programs runs anytime within the school year.

Summer Camp

There is a summer camp that operates during the summer by our School Resource Officers. The grades that participate are 5, 6, and 7.


DEPARTMENT ADDRESS: 871 Rockdale Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02740
PHONE: 508-991-6300
HOURS OF OPERATION: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
POLICE CHIEF: Chief Paul Oliveira

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