New Bedford Jail

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Updated on: January 16, 2021

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Location 871 Rockdale Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02740

The New Bedford Jail is situated right behind the New Bedford Police Headquarters. The New Bedford Police Department is the agency that oversees the day to day operations here at the New Bedford Jail.

The main purpose here at the New Bedford Jail is to house offenders that was charged with violating any of the city ordinances. Also, while housing felony offenders that are waiting to be transferred out to the Bristol County Jail.

New Bedford Jail — General Information

Facility Name New Bedford Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Address 871 Rockdale Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02740
Facility Type Adult
City New Bedford
Postal Code 2740
State Massachusetts
County Bristol County

Sending a Mail/Care Package

When sending any mail to the New Bedford Jail, please ensure that you make your envelope out to the following address. If you make it out to any other address, it will not reach the inmate.

Inmate's Full Name

New Bedford Jail

871 Rockdale Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02740

Sending Money

The only way you will be allowed to give money to an inmate who is in the New Bedford Jail is by dropping off a money order.

The New Bedford Jail will not accept any other forms of money such as cashier checks, personal checks, or cash. All money must be in a money order.

Phone calls

Phone calls here at the New Bedford Jail are limited to 15 minutes. You will be called by the inmate. You are not allowed to call the inmate directly.

All calls are going to be collect calls. This means you will be the person responsible for all fees that may incur when talking to an inmate.

Keep in mind that all calls that an inmate makes will be recorded for security purposes.

Visitation

Looking to visit an offender in the New Bedford Jail?

The only way you can visit an offender is to get in contact with the facility to ask them when they allow visitors and what you must do before you are eligible to visit an offender.

Once you do that, and follow their directions, you will be able to come down and visit an inmate during the correct visitation hours.

Keep in mind, you may have to undergo a search prior to being let in the visitor room.

Visiting Hours

Monday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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