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Michael Martufi Promoted to Captain

Corrections Director A.T. Wall II is pleased to announce that Michael Martufi of Johnston, R.I., has been promoted to Captain at the RIDOC’s Minimum Security facility.

A twenty-year veteran of the RIDOC, Capt. Martufi began his successful corrections career as a Correctional Officer in 1987, serving at the Maximum Security facility, the John J. Moran Medium Security facility, and the Intake Service Center. He was promoted to C.O. Lieutenant at the Donald Price Medium Security facility in 1997, where he served as a shift commander supervising approximately 21 officers and monitoring the activities of an average population of 325 inmates. He also served as a member of the Department’s C.E.R.T. team, where he was assigned to the K-9 Unit, eventually being promoted to Team Commander.

Capt. Martufi holds an Associates degree in Applied Science from the Community College of Rhode Island. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 2002 after 23 years of faithful service to his country. He has received numerous commendations during his career including the International Association of Correctional Officers’ Officer of the Year Award in 1995, presented by then President Bill Clinton.

Capt. Martufi lives in Johnston, R.I., with his wife, Karen, daughter, Diana, and son, Michael Jr.

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