Corrections Director Ashbel T. Wall II has announced the promotion of Cumberland’s Nuno Figueiredo, a nine-year veteran of the Department, to Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Investigator effective Sunday, March 28th. His facility assignments are Women’s and High Security. As an SUI Investigator, he will oversee investigations involving inmate on inmate violence or rule violations.
Formerly a Correctional Officer at the Intake Service Center, Figueiredo has served in the role of SIU Investigator on a three-day-rule. He most recently served as a Correctional Officer at the Intake Service Center and had worked at Maximum Security earlier in his RIDOC career. Investigator Figueiredo received a Letter of Appreciation from his supervisors in 2004 for his role in averting an inmate suicide. In 2008, Director Wall received a letter from Tiverton’s Chief of Police commending Investigator Figueiredo for his role in an investigation.
Investigator Figueiredo joined the Department in May of 2000. He holds an associate’s degree in Law Enforcement from the Community College of Rhode Island and is attending Rhode Island College, working toward a degree in Criminal Justice.