State Government Press Releases

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05/26/2016
At 8:07 PM, Troopers arrested Ismael Ortiz, age 26, of 63 Dora Street Apartment #2, Providence, RI for a Sixth Division District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Ability to Pay on the charge of Driving Under the Influence First Offense originating from the Providence Police...
05/24/2016
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 Transportation Office on Highway Safety, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
05/23/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that as a result of our efforts to continue to make our highways safer, members of the Rhode Island State Police have arrested thirteen (13) subjects for Driving While...
05/23/2016
On May 23, 2016, at approximately 12:07 AM, Troopers from the State Police Wickford and Hope Valley Barracks responded to a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles on Route 95 South in the Town of East Greenwich. The investigation revealed the following: A black Toyota Camry, operated by...
05/21/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Friday, May 20th 2016, members of the Uniform Division at the Lincoln Woods Barracks arrested Corwin J. Tetreault, age 27 of 158 Burnside Street, Providence, Rhode...
05/20/2016
At 12:08 PM, Troopers arrested Mark Sabourin, age 47, of 8 Suzette Circle, Millville, MA for 1.) Simple Assault and 2.) Disorderly Conduct. This arrest was the result of Troopers responding to a disturbance on Route 195, in the City of Providence. Subject was transported to State Police...
04/27/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that Rhode Island E 9-1-1, in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's Office of Highway Safety, have implemented a...
04/26/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, and Peter Alviti, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will hold a press conference on: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 1:30 p.m. at Roger Williams...
08/03/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces that today the Rhode Island State Police, pursuant to the Access to Public Records Act (APRA), is releasing the Assessment of the Cranston Rhode Island Police...
07/31/2015
Contact: Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent Telephone: (401) 480-3001 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department Of Public Safety, announces the promotion of 47 sworn members of the Rhode Island State Police into...