Assistant Officer In Charge of the Professional Standards Division


Lieutenant Joseph Petrarca has been a member of the Warwick Police Department since 2001 and serves as the Assistant OIC of the 2nd Platoon Uniform Patrol Division.  Lieutenant Petrarca's previous assignments include the Patrol Division, Traffic Division, Detective Division and Accreditation Manager.  He most recently served in the Prosectution Division as the Juvenile Sergeant.  Lieutenant Petrarca is also a member of the Department's Peer Support Team.  Prior to being hired by the Warwick Police he served as a Scituate Police Officer for three years.  Lieutenant Petrarca holds his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration of Justice from Salve Regina University.