community policing

Community Policing, Heroin Overdose Outreach Key, Says Chief
In a wide-ranging interview with WBSM's Brian Thomas, New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro touched on a lot of subjects that plague the police force, including panhandlers, shootings and drug overdoses.
Chief Cordeiro says the problem with the latter isn't with increased heroin use, but rather th…
Mr. Mayor Crime is Down, We Need More Police [Poll]
Like the Yin and Yang. New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell finds himself in a police pickle. For months he's boasted that the city is a safer place to live and work. Mitchell often touts police crime statistics to support his notion. The numbers tells us that in many categories crime is down
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National Night Out in New Bedford
All across America, the first Tuesday in August celebrates National Night Out, a fun partnership between the community and their local police. In New Bedford, the event at Ashley Park from 5 to 8 pm, promises to be filled with all kinds of activities that kids will enjoy, from clowns to games a…