North Providence Police Department

Chief Alfredo Ruggiero Jr
Address 1835 Mineral Springs Avenue
North Providence RI 02904
Phone (401) 231-4533

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
North Providence - Police Officer December 31, 2024
North Providence - Certified/Lateral Police Officer Starting salary of $62,918/Top step $72,995 July 17, 2024


About North Providence

The North Providence Police Department is a professional organization, which is dedicated to serving the community through the protection of life and property, as well as the prevention of crime. The Department is made up of 64 sworn officers and 7 civilian employees within 3 divisions.  This includes the Chief of Police, Deputy Chief and 62 officers of various ranks.  The Patrol Division is under the command of 1 Captain and is comprised of three watches, each consisting of 9 officers, 3 Sergeants and 1 Lieutenant, who serves as the Shift Commander.  The Criminal Investigative Division is commanded by 1 Captain and includes 7 Detectives and 1 Lieutenant, who serves as the Department’s Prosecution Officer.  The Administrative Services Division is under the command of 1 Captain, and includes the Planning and Training Unit, which is led by 1 Lieutenant.  The Community Affairs Unit is under the direction of 1 Lieutenant, includes 1 Sergeant and is overseen by the Deputy Chief.  The North Providence Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhance public safety.



Our Mission Statement

The members of the North Providence Police Department are dedicated and committed to providing the highest quality police services to our citizens. We are dedicated to the concept of personal excellence at the highest level, uncompromising integrity, continuous improvement in order to enhance public safety, protection of life and property, and the reduction of crime and the perceptions of crime. We will fulfill this mission by developing a partnership with the community in a manner that inspires confidence and trust. We acknowledge a community commitment to resolve issues and improve the quality of life for all residents.

Members of the North Providence Police Department take pride in our professional accomplishments and abilities. We are individually accountable for the reflection of the following core values in both our professional and personal lives:

  • Respect for human life;
  • Treating all people with the highest regard and respect;
  • Honesty and integrity through ethical behavior;
  • Professionalism and excellence demonstrated in all areas of duty;
  • Cooperation with all agencies of Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement and government;
  • Strengthen partnerships with the community.

Every citizen contact is an opportunity to demonstrate the mission and the values of the North Providence Police Department.




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