State Government Press Releases

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02/12/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, along with Chief Sheriff David M. DeCesare, warns citizens to beware of a telephone scam in which individuals posing as deputy sheriffs are calling people to make arrangements...
12/27/2017
With frigid temperatures in the forecast, the Rhode Island Division of State Fire Marshal reminds Rhode Islanders that heating equipment is a leading cause of home fires and death especially during the cold winter months of December, January and February. Nearly 46,000 home heating fires...
06/27/2017
EXETER, RI -- If you're planning to use fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, the Rhode Island Division of State Fire Marshal urges you to do so carefully. "Fireworks can be fun, but they're also dangerous," said Fire Marshal John Chartier. "The use of consumer fireworks,
04/24/2017
SCITUATE, RI Rhode Island Public Safety Officials are seeking the cause of a disruption in calls to the state's E-911 emergency telephone system that impacted calls for emergency service for about an hour tonight before functionality was restored and the system was fully operational...