Contact Information

Newport Police Department
120 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840

Emergency: 911 or (401) 847-1212
Non-emergency & Records: (401) 847-1306
Annonymous Tips: (401) 846-2606

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Contact Information

Newport Police Department
120 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840

Emergency: 911 or (401) 847-1212
Non-emergency & Records: (401) 847-1306
Annonymous Tips: (401) 846-2606

View Police Staff Directory »

Police

The Newport Police Department is dedicated to working in partnership with the community to fight crime. We work to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods.Through community policing, we want to be a reflection of the residents we serve. We aim to create a professional culture and inclusive environment that mirrors the best of all of us.

Administrative Services

Whether you need to file an online incident report or need to update your emergency contact information, our Records Division is able to assist. 
 

Patrol Division

Whether it's by car, bike, or through our Community Oriented Policing officers, we strive to keep Newport a safe place to live & visit. 
 

Criminal Investigations

Our Criminal Investigations division is dedicated to providing prompt, professional, and thorough investigations  
 

Parking & Traffic

Learn more about how to dispute a parking ticket, request a special detail for an event, or the rules of our roads
 

In the Community

How to File a Complaint

File a complaint against an officer and learn more about the process

Traffic Enforcement

Pay a parking ticket, learn about our resident parking programs, and more

How to Become a Police Officer

Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? Click here to learn about joining Newport's Finest

Community Policing

Meet our neighborhood Community Police officers

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for answers to some of our most commonly asked questions

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts

Be safe during an emergency! Sign up for Emergency Alerts

In the Community

Back to School Safety Tips

Back to School Safety Tips

With the beginning of school year, fall season and the increase in school children, buses, bicycle and pedestrian traffic, the Newport Police Department wishes to remind motorists and bicyclists to drive safely, as well as pedestrians to be vigilant and use the best safety practices.

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News & Events

  Calendar of Events

Cliff Walk Commission

The Cliff Walk Commission is charged with overseeing the maintainence, operations, and activities of the City's historic Cliff Walk. Click here for an agenda

North End Urban Plan Public Forum No. 1

Join us from 5 - 8 p.m. for an opportunity to discuss the City's North End Urban Plan. To register, please visit nwpnorthend1.eventbrite.com // For those unable to attend, comments are welcome at courb.co/northend

  • 5 - 6 p.m. // Light refreshments with opportunities to discuss the plan with the consultant team at a series of stations.
  • 6 - 6:30 p.m. // Presentation of work to date and the themes emerging from our community engagement efforts
  • 6:30 - 8 p.m. // Facilitated activities to generate community feedback on the work so far See Less

Tree & Open Space Commission

This meeting has been cancelled to allow members to participate in the North End Urban Plan Public Forum. The next regularly scheduled meeting will take place in March

City Council Meeting

The City Council serves as a the primary decision making body for the City. Join us for its regular monthly meeting, held in the Second Floor Council Chambers at City Hall. Click here to read an agenda and to view the meeting online.

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