The Public Information Officer strives to be responsive and professional, acting in compliance with the Rhode Island Public Records law.
The department’s PIO 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 such inc include serious accidents, missing persons or help wanted from potential witnesses to crimes or accidents. Information is distributed to Connecticut citizens through new releases, press conferences and special events.
43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 845-5300 (M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
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