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1st Woman Chosen to Lead Rhode Island State Police

November 4, 2016
Ann Assumpico, a state police captain, was appointed colonel Thursday by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo. Assumpico becomes the 13th superintendent of the state police and also becomes the first woman to lead any police agency in Rhode Island.

Video: Man Accused of Killing NC Officer in Custody in Rhode Island

September 14, 2016
SWAT team members took the man accused of killing a Shelby, NC, police officer into custody early Wednesday morning in Rhode Island.

Man Accused of Killing NC Officer in Custody in Rhode Island

September 14, 2016
SWAT team members took the man accused of killing a Shelby, NC, police officer into custody early Wednesday morning in Rhode Island, Rhode Island State Police confirmed. More Here.

Ex-LEO Kills Himself After Chase; Wife's Body In Trunk

August 1, 2016
A former police officer killed himself Saturday night after a highway chase with New Jersey State police, who later discovered the body of the man's wife in the vehicle's trunk.

Video: Rhode Island Officer Dies in Wrong-Way Crash

May 23, 2016
Jamestown, RI, police Officer Ryan Bourque had just gotten off the night shift and was driving home early Monday morning when his Dodge Charger was hit by another vehicle head-on.

Rhode Island Officer Dies in Wrong-Way Crash

May 23, 2016
Jamestown, RI, police Officer Ryan Bourque had just gotten off the night shift and was driving home to Coventry early Monday morning when, according to Rhode Island State Police, his Dodge Charger was hit by another vehicle head-on. More Here.

Rhode Island Officer Named May 2016 NLEOMF Officer of the Month

May 23, 2016
For saving both a man from a car fire and a woman from an overdose in the same week, NLEOMF has selected Officer Brenton Medeiros, of the Cranston (RI) Police Department, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for May 2016.

Dunkin’ Donuts Worker Writes ‘#BlackLivesMatter’ on Rhode Island Officer’s Cup

October 6, 2015
A Providence Police officer went to purchase a coffee on Friday night and his cup had a message from the Dunkin' Donuts employee writen on the cup, "#BlackLivesMattter."

Rhode Island Man Third Arrested in Alleged Boston Terror Plot

June 12, 2015
Authorities have arrested a Rhode Island man they believe is connected to an alleged terrorism plot that has been unraveling in Boston since the fatal shooting of a man there last week who is suspected of planning to behead police officers.

Rhode Island Sergeant Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

April 30, 2015
For rescuing a man from drowning, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Sgt. Philip B. Gingerella Sr. of the Charlestown (R.I.) Police Department, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for April 2015.

Video: Dozens of Officers Honored in Rhode Island Ceremony

August 4, 2014
Rhode Island State Police recognized 35 troopers, 8 federal agents, 11 municipal police officers and one civilian for life saving efforts, stopping crimes, and critical responses during a Friday afternoon ceremony in Providence.

Dozens of Officers Honored in Rhode Island Ceremony

August 4, 2014
Rhode Island State Police recognized 35 troopers, 8 federal agents, 11 municipal police officers and one civilian for life saving efforts, stopping crimes, and critical responses during a Friday afternoon ceremony in Providence. Read More Here.      

R.I. K-9 Sniffs Out Child Porn Storage Devices

July 8, 2014
The recent arrival of golden Labrador Thoreau makes Rhode Island the second state in the nation to have a police dog trained to sniff out hard drives, thumb drives, and other technological gadgets that could contain child pornography.

R.I. Det. Fatally Struck at Naval Station

September 29, 2013
Frank Lema, 70, died after a government truck struck and killed him at 1:30 p.m. at Naval Station Newport He succumbed to his injuries at 10:15 p.m. at Rhode Island Hospital.

R.I. Police Begin Spending 'Google Money'

September 10, 2013
Five Rhode Island law enforcement agencies say they're still working out how to spend well over $100 million that's left from a $230 million settlement.

R.I. Ends Ban On Armed Campus Police

May 24, 2013
Police at the University of Rhode Island could soon be carrying firearms following a vote Thursday by state education officials to end Rhode Island's distinction as the only state to prohibit police on public campuses from carrying guns.

R.I. Legislator Wants to Arm Campus Police

April 10, 2013
Rhode Island State Rep. Joe Almeida has introduced a bill that would require all campus police officers at state colleges and universities to carry firearms.

R.I. Campus Closed After Gunman Reported, Toy Gun Found

April 4, 2013
The University of Rhode Island's Kingston campus was locked down at noon today in response to reports that a gunman was inside the university's Chafee Hall.

Cat Group Slams R.I. Cops

March 4, 2013
An international cat fancier organization threatened to move next year's convention out of Rhode Island on Monday following a dispute with police over missing feline health certificates.

Suspect Turned TASER On R.I. Trooper

August 10, 2012
A Rhode Island trooper arrested a subject who used the officer's TASER on her during a physical confrontation after a foot pursuit on Thursday.
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