Captain Furtado has been a member of the Warwick Police Department since 1991.  He is currently assigned as the Officer in Charge of the Professional Standards Division.  Captain Furtado has served as the Officer in charge of the Prosecution Division and in community police, detectives, and the patrol division. Captain Furtado holds a Master of Arts Degree in Administration of Justice from Anna Maria College. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Tufts University. In addition, he has been to many department sponsored schools and trainings. Captain Furtado formerly served as the officer-in-charge of the Crisis Negotiation Team and currently serves as the coordinator of the department’s peer support team.

Captain Furtado and his wife are the proud parents of three children.