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Friday, October, 19, 2018

PPD Seeking AmeriCorps Member

  AmeriCorps Member Service Opportunity Full-Time Position 1700 hours in 10 Months       The Providence Police Department’s Community Relations Bureau and Local Initiatives Support Corporation are seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a Community Relations Support Specialist.  The candidate will ideally begin service on November 16, 2018, and serve a minimum […]

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Wednesday, September, 19, 2018

PVD Police ask for assistance in identification – RI Irish Famine Memorial theft.

Providence Police Detectives are seeking information from the public to assist in the identification of the subject(s) responsible for recent larcenies that occurred at the Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial, located at 100 Dyer Street. Two memorial plaques that were secured on the memorial, a large stone structure, have been stolen. One plaque was reported […]

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Thursday, September, 06, 2018

Law Enforcement Explorer Program Information Night

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT? Join us on September 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Learn more about joining the Providence Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post #209   Location:  Providence Police Station Auditorium, 325 Washington Street, Providence, RI.   Free parking located in the parking garage.   The program is available for youth […]

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Thursday, August, 30, 2018

Providence Police looking to ID

Providence Police Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the individual in this photo and video, who attended the “Providence Freedom Rally and March” hosted by Resist Marxism on August 4, 2018 in the area of the RI State House. The subject in question is wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, baseball cap, and a […]

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Friday, July, 27, 2018

Providence Police investigation leads to the arrest of five individuals and the seizure of firearms, narcotics and over $100,000

Throughout the month of July, members of the Providence Police Department’s Intelligence and Organized Crime Bureau conducted an investigation into a subject identified as Harry Calderon, age 22 of 235 Rhodes Street. Throughout their investigation, police learned that Calderon was storing large amounts of fentanyl inside of this location and distributing it throughout the City, […]

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Friday, May, 25, 2018

Hands-Free Law

Rhode Island Police Chief’s Association (RIPCA) stresses the importance of the upcoming implementation of Hands-Free Law that will prohibit drivers from using hand-held communications devices Providence, RI– Rhode Island Police Chief’s Association (RIPCA) President, Colonel  James J. Mendonca, joined by Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Paré, Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr., and Attorney General Peter […]

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Monday, May, 07, 2018

Police and City officials destroy recreational vehicles that have been forfeited to the City for illegal operation on Providence streets

Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza, Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Paré, Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr., City Council President David Salvatore and City Council Majority Whip Jo-Ann Ryan gathered for a press conference today to destroy 17 recreational vehicles that were seized by police and subsequently deemed property of the City through a Municipal […]

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Friday, April, 13, 2018

Providence Police Detective George Duarte Awarded Scholarship to Attend National Training Conference Addressing Violent Crimes Against Women

Providence, RI:   Providence Police Detective George Duarte of the Special Victims Unit (SVU) has been selected as a 2018 scholarship recipient to attend the thirteenth annual Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) where hundreds of law enforcement officials, prosecutors and victim advocates from across the nation will participate in workshops and case studies related to […]

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Wednesday, April, 11, 2018

Commissioner Paré, Colonel Clements Introduce K-9 Thor

Commissioner Paré, Colonel Clements Introduce K-9 Thor to the Providence Police Department’s Homeland Security Bureau and K-9 Unit Providence, RI – Commissioner Steven M. Paré and Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr. announce a new addition to the Providence Police Department’s Homeland Security Bureau, K-9 Thor, a 20-month-old Black Labrador Retriever. K-9 Thor has been assigned […]

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Tuesday, April, 03, 2018

Providence and MA State Police Dismantle Large-Scale Heroin and Fentanyl Trafficking Operation

Providence Police Intelligence and Organized Crime Bureau, along with the Massachusetts State Police Bristol County Narcotics Unit, dismantle large-scale heroin and fentanyl trafficking operation, seizing approximately two Kilograms, 6 vehicles and $60,000.00 in U.S. Currency and gold Providence, RI: Throughout the past several months, the Providence Police Department’s Intelligence and Organized Crime Bureau, along with […]

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