State Government Press Releases

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08/22/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Friday, August 22, 2014, members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested Eric S. Bean, age 32, of 1569 Mendon Road, Apartment...
08/22/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of three men on firearm and drug distribution charges by the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force Rhode Island Food and Drug Administration-...
08/22/2014
Contact: Captain Kevin M. O'Brien, Assistant Detective Commander, Telephone: (401) 444-1009 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the Financial Crimes Unit arrested a Warwick man for allegedly...
08/21/2014
The Rhode Island State Police, Rhode Island Police Chiefs' Association, and the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General will host a press conference, "Kids, Cops and Classrooms" on: Friday, August 22, 2014 2:30 p.m. State Room State House Providence, Rhode Island The Rhode Island...
08/16/2014
Media Contact: Acting Sergeant Gregory W. Cunningham, Lincoln Woods Barracks, 401-444-1100 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a Central Falls man on firearm charges by members of the Lincoln...
08/15/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department Of Public Safety, announces that members from the Rhode Island State Police Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Unit arrested four (4) individuals for allegedly providing False Statements to...
08/13/2014
From mid-August through Labor Day, Rhode Island State Police in conjunction with local police departments across the state will take part in the annual nationwide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign on drunk driving in Rhode Island. The campaign is sponsored by the National Highway Traffic...
08/09/2014
Contact: Lieutenant Michael Reynolds, RISP Headquarters, (401) 556-1294, Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of three Providence men as a result of a joint investigation by...
08/08/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Friday, August 8, 2014, members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested Danilo Taveras, age 53, of 33 Suffolk Street,...
08/06/2014
Contact: Major Todd Catlow Detective Commander RISP Headquarters (401) 444-1005 todd.catlow@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety and Marshal Jamie A. Hainsworth,...