North Kingstown Police Department

Chief John Urban
Address 8166 Post Rd
North Kingstown RI 02852
Phone 401-294-3316

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
North Kingstown - Entry Level Police Officer $60,690 December 31, 2024



The mission of the North Kingstown Police Department is to ensure that police services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner - providing a quality of life for all residents and visitors that is free from the threat or fear of crime impacting their lives. This mission is accomplished by employing contemporary methods and techniques, while remaining ever vigilant of the need to operate with the utmost regard for customer service. 

Department Description

The North Kingstown Police Department is currently staffed by 55 sworn personnel officers of various ranks and the Chief of Police. Our police patrols are divided into four squads of eight patrol officers and two supervisors, consisting of a Sergeant and Lieutenant. The patrol officers work one of two 12-hour shifts, starting at 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Two squads are assigned to each shift, providing 24-hour 7-day a week of coverage to the Town of North Kingstown. Additionally, one patrol officer is assigned as a School Resource Officer to the North Kingstown High School. The remaining police personnel are assigned to administrative positions or the Detective Division.  The Detective Division consisting of 6 detectives, and two supervisors consisting of a Detective Captain Commander and Detective Lieutenant. The prosecution office is staffed by a Detective Sergeant and a civilian secretary. Civilian support staff includes four full-time dispatchers, three secretaries, one clerk and one custodian.


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