State Government Press Releases

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10/23/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner/Director of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a Warren man by members of the Rhode Island State Police/High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. This operation was conducted with the...
10/22/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department Of Public Safety, announces the promotion of twelve (12) sworn members of the Rhode Island State Police into new ranking positions. A promotion ceremony will be held at a later date,...
10/21/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner/Director of Public Safety, announces the arrest of two (2) subjects by members of the Rhode Island State Police / High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. This operation was conducted...
10/20/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces the Rhode Island Cyber Disruption Team's Annual Cyber Security Exercise taking place at Rhode Island State Police Headquarters on Wednesday, October 22, 2014,...
10/13/2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Corporal David Bassignani 401-444-1100 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety announces that the arrest of a Cranston woman for driving under the influence of alcohol after she was stopped driving the...
09/26/2014
Contact: Captain Kevin M. O'Brien, Assistant Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1009 E-Mail: Kevin.Obrien@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Thursday, September 25, 2014,...
09/25/2014
Contact: Captain Robert S. Wall, District "A" Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1011 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety is pleased to report that death and/or serious injury was avoided last night as a...
09/24/2014
Contact: Lieutenant Christopher J. Dicomitis, Detective Bureau, RI State Police Headquarters Telephone: (401) 301-6171 E-Mail: Christopher.dicomitis@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces...
09/24/2014
Contact: Captain Robert S. Wall, District "A" Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1011 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that on September 27, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.<
09/18/2014
Contact: Captain William C. Jamieson, District "B" Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1012 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that through funding obtained by the Department of...