Major Nelson has been a member of the Warwick Police Department since 1991 and currently serves as the Administrative Bureau Commander.  His responsibilities include the direction and supervision of the Administrative Services Division (ASD), Prosecution Division, Licensing, MIS, Payroll, Special Details, and the Administrative Support Staff.   In addition, he serves as the department’s legislative liaison with both the City Council and  the State Legislature.  Through ASD,  he is responsible for the procurement and supply of all of the department’s physical equipment, technology and fleet management.  His recent assignments include serving as the Commanding Officer of the Detective Division, Professional Standards Division; and the Uniform Division.   Major Nelson has held supervisory positions in all of the operational levels within the department over the course of his career.
Major Nelson holds a Master’s Degree in Justice Administration from Salve Regina University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Rhode Island. He is a graduate of the 225th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy.
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