New Bedford Police Department

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New Bedford Police Department
Common name New Bedford Police Department
Abbreviation NBPD
Agency overview
Preceding agency Municipal Police
Employees 300
Annual budget $15,000,000
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
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The City of New Bedford in Bristol County, Massachusetts
Size 24 Miles
Population 95,072
Legal jurisdiction City of New Bedford in Massachusetts
Governing body New Bedford Mayor's Office
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters 871 Rockdale Av.
Sworn members 250+
Unsworn members 50+
Elected officer responsible Jon Mitchell, Mayor
Agency executive David A. Provencher, Chief of Police
Parent agency Massachusetts State Police
Districts 1 Headquarters & 3 Stations
Police Cruisers Crown Victoria, Ford Explorer, & Chevrolet Impala
N/As N/A
K-9s 3
 See the reference[1] below for the source of the above data.

Ranks and Insignia[edit]

Title Insignia
Chief of Police
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Deputy Chief of Police
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Police Officer


Headquarters: 871 Rockdale Ave. Southend District: 168 Cove St. Downtown District: 572 Pleasant St. Northend District: 781 Ashley Blvc.

Officers Killed in the Line of Duty[edit]

Only 1 Officer has been killed in the line of duty.

On September 14, 1955 Police Officer James. G England was shot with his own firearm while in a struggle with a mentally disturbed suspect.


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