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Suspect Turned TASER On R.I. Trooper

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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Rhode Island Cop Testifies Against Chief in Theft Trial

Officer John Brown, a 28-year veteran, said North Providence police colonel John J. Whiting handed him $714. The chief is accused of stealing the money from a stripper's SUV that he had pursued.

R.I. Officer Killed In Crash Responding to Disturbance

A Providence (R.I.) Police officer has succumbed to injuries he sustained after crashing his police vehicle while responding as backup to a disturbance call.

Google Pays $230M To R.I. Agencies

Rhode Island law enforcement agencies plan to set up a statewide police training center, build a new headquarters, and replace aging vehicle fleets with a $230 million asset forfeiture windfall from Google.

Video: R.I. Cop Gets Probation In Kicking Incident

A former Lincoln (R.I.) Police Department officer received a suspended sentence with 10 years probation for kicking a disorderly woman in the head outside a casino in 2009.

Rhode Island Agency Converts to M&P40 Pistols

During testing and evaluation, the Providence PD reported that the M&P polymer pistols received high marks on officer evaluation forms for ergonomics, operating controls, and reliability. The M&P pistol was also noted for its ambidextrous controls and the ability to customize the grip size of the pistol to meet each officer's requirements.

Rhode Island Officer Charged With Road Rage

An off-duty Pawtucket (R.I.) Police officer has been charged with road rage for pulling out his gun and waving it at another driver who had tailgated him

Video: Rhode Island Officer Gets 40 Years for Substation Rape

A judge sentenced Providence (R.I.) Police officer Marcus Huffman to serve 40 years in prison for raping an intoxicated, 19-year-old woman in the bathroom of a South Providence substation.

Providence Grand Jury Indicts Officer For Assault

A grand jury has indicted Providence (R.I.) detective Robert DeCarlo, a 16-year police veteran and a member of the elite robbery squad, Projo.com reports.

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R.I. Troopers Find Driver Who Fled Scene With Victim Lodged In Windshield

Rhode Island state troopers found a Providence man hiding in his closet, after he had fled the scene of a traffic accident where he had allegedly struck three pedestrians, including one that was lodged in his windshield, the agency announced.