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Thursday, April, 11, 2019

Incident regarding Providence Police Officer James Lewis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2019 Contact: Lindsay M. Lague Public Information Officer (401) 243-6281 *protected email* Incident regarding Providence Police Officer James Lewis Providence, RI– On April 2, 2019 Providence Police were notified by officials at the East Providence Police Department  regarding  an image that originated from the Providence Police Department’s Mobile Digital Communicator […]

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Thursday, March, 14, 2019

Beginning April 1, 2019, Providence VIN inspection services will relocate

Notice: Please be aware that beginning April 1, 2019, Providence VIN inspection services will relocate to the ground floor of the Providence Public Safety Complex Garage located at 349 West Fountain Street. To get to the new VIN Station, vehicles will need to ensure that they travel west on Washington St. from the intersection with […]

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Tuesday, March, 05, 2019

Providence Police Implement Citizen Online Reporting System

Providence Police Implement Citizen Online Reporting System for Motor Vehicle Accidents that Occur on Private Property Providence, RI: The Providence Police Department has implemented a new citizen online reporting system for motor vehicle collisions or accidents that occur on private property. This system allows citizens to submit an accident report online and print or save a […]

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Monday, November, 19, 2018

Smart Policing Initiative Behavioral Health Response Team

The Providence Police Department, in partnership with Roger Williams University and The Providence Center, launches groundbreaking Smart Policing Initiative Behavioral Health Response Team Providence, RI: The Providence Police Department, in partnership with Roger Williams University and The Providence Center, has launched its groundbreaking Smart Policing Initiative Behavioral Health Response Team (BHRT.) The PPD along with […]

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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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