Welcome to the Providence Department of Public Safety
The Commissioner’s Office is committed to informing the residents of Providence about key public safety initiatives and encourages the public to work with us to ensure the safety and welfare of all who visit, work and live in our great city.
This site serves as the gateway to obtaining information from the Office of the Public Safety Commissioner, the Communications Department, the Providence Emergency Management Agency and the Office of Homeland Security, the Providence Fire Department, and the Providence Police Department.
We encourage you to sign up for the City’s weekly E-newsletter, search the calendar of events, download forms, and note the names and contact information of key personnel.
Please visit periodically to receive the latest public safety news concerning the City of Providence and contact the Commissioner’s Office if you need any further assistance.
The Department of Public Safety directs policy and resources, provides managerial oversight, and coordinates the efforts of the Fire Department, Police Department, Communications Department, and the Emergency Management Agency & Office of Homeland Security to ensure the safety and well-being of all who live, visit, and work in the City of Providence.
The Department of Public Safety operates in accordance with the highest ethical and professional standards with an unwavering commitment to protecting life, property, individual rights, and serving the citizens of Providence.
Citizens are encouraged to partner with the public safety agencies to make the city a safe place for one and all. This partnership is based on trust, respect, transparency, and the common goal of improving the safety and quality of life in Rhode Island’s capital city.
The Department of Public Safety is steadfast in its readiness to serve the Providence community and is committed to addressing the needs and concerns of its citizens.Fire Police Emergency Management Telecommunications