Michael Bernard

Command Staff
Title: Lieutenant/Commander of Communications Division

The Patrol Division is under the direction of Lt. Michael Bernard.

History & Education

Lt. Michael Bernard grew up in the town of Bedford and graduate from the New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, New Hampshire with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He completed his internship in 1994 with the Bedford Police Department and joined the Auburn Police Department in 1995 as a part-time police officer.


He was hired as a full-time officer with the Auburn Police Department in 1997 and attended the 114th Police Academy. In 1999 Lt. Bernard joined the Bedford Police Department and was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 2006. During his time with the Bedford Police Department Lt. Bernard served as a FTO and assigned to the motorcycle patrol from 1999 to 2006. In July of 2008 Lt. Bernard was promoted to the rank of Patrol Lieutenant where he oversaw and directed the entire Patrol Division.  In 2018 Lt. Bernard became the Commander of the Communications Division where he oversees our Communications and Records departments. 

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