Mayor Jon Mitchell speaks at opening for South Public Safety Center.
Mayor Jon Mitchell speaks to attendees at Thursday’s ceremony to open the new South Public Safety Center at Brock Avenue and Ruth Street. Contributed photo

NEW BEDFORD — City officials have opened the new South Public Safety Center at the corner of Brock Avenue and Ruth Street in the South End. The new, 25,000-square-foot station will house the former South End police substation, along with two fire stations (Station 6 and Station 11) in a combined police, fire and EMS facility, with animal control, fire prevention and emergency management to follow.

What do you think of the move? Will it make the city safer? Send us your thoughts on the new $19.5 million facility, and we’ll publish select comments in Community Voices.

Here is the City’s news release on the center.

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