The Public Information Officer strives to be responsive and professional, acting in compliance with the Rhode Island Public Records law.
The department’s PIO's, Lieutenant Joe Carroll and Sergeant Jason Head, serves as a central source of information for release by the department to the news media and city officials. Routine media inquiries and records requests are handled as expeditiously as possible during normal business hours.
Through the media, the PIO is dedicated to bringing information to the public, including serious accidents, missing persons or help wanted from potential witnesses to crimes or accidents.
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Phone: (401) 845-5300 (M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
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