South Kingstown Police Department

Chief Matthew C. Moynihan
Address 1790 Kingstown Rd
Wakefield RI 02879
Phone 401-783-3321



The South Kingstown Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of police officer. The department focuses on community policing and providing its citizens with high-quality public safety services.

The Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island is a coastal community covering 63 square miles with more than 30,000 full time residents. South Kingstown is home to the University of Rhode Island, South County Hospital, many popular tourist destinations and a bustling downtown business district. 

South Kingstown Police Department has 58 sworn officers that serve in a variety of units within the Uniform, Detective, and Administrative Support divisions.

To be considered for a position with the South Kingstown Police Department, applicants must be a U.S. citizen; be 18 years of age or older; possess a high school diploma or equivalent; possess a valid driver’s license; be able to speak, read and write the English language; be able to pass a physical examination given by a physician, a physical fitness/ agility examination, a written examination, an oral examination, a swim proficiency test, a drug screen, a psychological examination and a comprehensive background investigation.

The South Kingstown Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.


This page may contain sensitive information. Please securely destroy any printouts of this page.
© 2010 - 2024 All rights reserved.
Law Enforcement & Police Officer Recruitment Within the South Kingstown RI Police Department.  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Use  |  Mobile Site