• Welcome to the Warwick Police Department

    The Warwick Police Department is comprised of dedicated, professional police officers that are committed to the safety and security of the residents of the City of Warwick.
  • Press Release Information

    Our Press Releases will be archived on the web site, click "About the WPD" and select the "Warwick Police News" menu. We will post them as .pdf files. They will be available as news items on the front page for a month prior to them being archived. Read More +
  • 2016 Connecticut SWAT Challenge Champions!

    Congratulations on an awesome accomplishment. Warwick RI PD is the 2016 CT SWAT Challenge Champion.
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Welcome to the Warwick Police Department

The Warwick Police Department was established in 1921.  Prior to that the villages of Warwick were policed by constables and sheriffs since 1648.  The department currently has 172 sworn police officers supported by 53 civilian employees that provide municipal policing services to a residential population of 81,000.

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Warwick Police Department Headlines

Colonel Stephen McCartney, Warwick Police Chief, was inducted into the Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame last night.  The ceremony was conducted at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick.  Col McCartney served with the Providence Police Department, attaining the rank of Major, for 27 years before being named the Chief of Police in Warwick in 1999.  The Colonel was accompanied by the Warwick Police Honor Guard, shown left to right: Officers Steve Nelson, Christian Vargas, Bob Hart, Greg Johnson and Damian Andrews.

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