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Welcome to the West Warwick Police Departments web site. This site was created for the residents of the Town of West Warwick, and serves to educate, inform and to otherwise provide details to help make our community the safest it can be.

    The West Warwick Police Department consists of a compliment of 52 sworn officers supported by a professional staff of 15 civilian employees. The department provides Law Enforcement services to a population of approximately 30,000 residents who reside within 8 square miles.

The West Warwick Police Department is commanded by Colonel Ernest Lavigne, Chief of Police.

                                                             The Chief’s Message
I would like to welcome you to the Town of West Warwick - Police Department’s website. We take great pride in developing and utilizing partnerships to address the needs of our citizens, businesses and visitors. Part of this effort includes being transparent in our operations, distributing timely public safety information, and accepting and responding appropriately to community feedback. This website, along with our social media sites on Facebook and Twitter, will assist you in learning more about us, our mission, our services, and how you can be a partner in providing public safety in the Town of West Warwick.


Vision Statement
To be recognized as the most professional, well respected, highly trained, proactive, community-oriented, municipal law enforcement agency in Rhode Island.
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