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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

August 20, 2015
Warwick Police will be arraigning two individuals this afternoon in the 3rd Division District Court on charges of Murder and Conspiracy. These charges stem from an investigation in to a deceased individual who was located on a boat at the end of Randall Avenue on August 15, 2015.
A press conference will follow arraignment at 5:00 p.m. at the Warwick Police Department Community Room, 99 Veterans Memorial Drive, Warwick, RI.

POC. Major Christine Kelley at 468-4228

Richard Baribault, 40, of 20 Messer St and Troy Gunderway, 44, of 82 Church Ave, were both arraigned today on the charges of First Degree Murder and Conspiracy. Both are charged with beating the victim, Fernando Silva, 70, on his boat to rob him. Silva died as a result of his injuries. Both defendants were held on bail.