After “regretful mistake,” police say members of the department’s professional standards unit will go through all the data case by case to make sure it is accurate
Posted inPolice and Courts
New Bedford Police Union leaders rank high in number of complaints
A complaint history can depend on the length of time an officer has served and how much he or she interacts with the public … and complaints do not necessarily indicate performance issues.
Posted inCrime and courts
Questions persist in case of former Southcoast Health President Keith Hovan
“The only way we can make sure that these hearings are operating in a fair and just way is if the public is able to oversee them in a way where the court is accountable for the decisions it makes.” — Justin Silverman, executive director of the New England First Amendment Coalition.
Posted inCity Hall
What happened to New Bedford police reform? Not a lot … yet.
More than a year after Black Lives Matter protests against police violence, anti-racism activists say change has been minimal.