• 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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Preceding the 2016 National Police Memorial week, the Warwick Police Department dedicated a statute and memorial stone to our officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice as a police officer.

Officers John B. Gendron (1902) and Walter G. McQuarry (1911) were both shot and killed in the line of duty. Officer Kenneth R. Fratus (1971), Captain Christopher Feeney (1971) and Officer Donald R. Casasanta (1981) were struck and killed by vehicles in the line of duty.

The vision and completion of this dedication was that of Inspector Christian Mathiesen, a 50 year veteran of the department.


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