New Bedford Police Department
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|New Bedford Police Department|
|Common name||New Bedford Police Department|
|Preceding agency||Municipal Police|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|The City of New Bedford in Bristol County, Massachusetts|
|Legal jurisdiction||City of New Bedford in Massachusetts|
|Governing body||New Bedford Mayor's Office|
|Headquarters||871 Rockdale Av.|
|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|
|See the reference below for the source of the above data.|
Ranks and Insignia
|Chief of Police|
|Deputy Chief of Police|
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
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.