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    How would YOU like to become a member of the Warwick Police Department, which is full of rich traditions and cutting edge technology? The Warwick Police Department will be accepting applications beginning July 20th through September 1st for the position of Police Officer. Check our information on our website, FaceBook and Twitter pages! Read More +
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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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The Warwick Police mourn the loss of one of their finest. Stanley C. Butterworth, 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Our prayers are with him and his family.

Stanley was a 20-year veteran of the Warwick Police Department retiring as a Detective in 1987. He also served as the President of the Warwick FOP Lodge from 1974 to 1976.

Stanley was a Vietnam war hero who received the Bronze Star with Valor for his actions in the first Battle of Khe Sanh Hill 881 South. As a Sgt in the USMC (Company Kilo, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines), he lead his squad across a clearing through intense enemy fire to destroy three enemy bunkers and defeat a counterattack. His commander credited his squad with saving the lives of many US Marines on that day in April of 1967.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., St. Luke's Church, 108 Washington Road, Barrington, RI on Thursday July 9. Visiting hours are on Wednesday, July 8th from 4-8 p.m., W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside, RI.  Burial with Military Honors at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence, RI.
In lieu of flowers, donations to "The Wounded Warriors Project" would be greatly appreciated. Visit wrwatsonfuneralhome.com. for online condolences.