New Bedford Police Department

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

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 Joseph Cordeiro

The GNBYA is a project of the

Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts.

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