Committee on Public Safety

Coelho 'Reassured'
On Wednesday, the City Council's Committee on Public Safety and Neighborhoods met and invited New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro and Fire Chief Michael Gomes to talk about the recent rash of suspected arson cases across the city, as well as gang violence and other crime issues in city nei…
NBPD Surveillance Tools
NEW BEDFORD - City councilors got an up-close look at some of the surveillance equipment used by the New Bedford Police Department Tuesday during the council's Committee on Public Safety & Neighborhoods meeting held at the Rockdale Ave. headquarters.
Crackdown Coming
Despite the cold winter, City Councilors say there is still a problem with prostitution on city streets, and that problem is only going to get worse as the weather warms up.