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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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Saturday, March, 17, 2018

Traffic Advisory: Enforcement to Begin at Additional Portable Camera Unit Locations Monday, March 19

Providence, RI- The City of Providence will begin issuing tickets for speeding violations monitored by five new Portable Camera Unit (PCU) speed cameras located throughout school zones within Providence to provide increased public safety measures for both pedestrians and drivers on Monday, March 19, 2018. The cameras, which monitor Arlington Avenue from Freeman Parkway to […]

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Monday, December, 11, 2017

Mayor Elorza, State Partners Announce PVD Safe Stations

Starting 1/2/2018-PVD Safe Stations provides 24/7 support to opioid dependent individuals, directs people to treatment and recovery services  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the City is launching PVD Safe Stations on January 2, 2018, which provides opioid-dependent and other substance use disorder individuals the ability to connect with treatment and recovery […]

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