North Kingstown Police Department

Public Notice/Press Release

Assessors from the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission (RIPAC) will be at the North Kingstown Police Department on October 27, 2022 for purposes of reviewing and inspecting all agency policies, procedures, management, operations and support services.

Verification by the assessment team that the North Kingstown Police Department meets the Commission’s standards is part of a voluntary process by which this agency seeks recognition of professional excellence in law enforcement.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments to the assessment team by telephone.  The public is invited to contact the assessment team at (401) 294-3316, extension 8226 on October 27, 2022 between the hours of 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm.   Telephone comments will be limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with RIPAC standards.  A copy of the RIPAC standards is available for review at the North Kingstown Police Department or can be reviewed online at the RIPAC website http://ripoliceaccred.net/

Any questions concerning compliance may be directed to Lieutenant Eli Mulligan at telephone number (401) 294-3316, extension 8226.

Anyone wishing to offer written comment about the North Kingstown Police Department’s ability to meet the standards for accreditation may write to: RIPAC Executive Director Christine Crocker at P.O. Box 7877, Cumberland, RI or call (401) 440-4352 or email at crocker.ripac@cox.net.

Accreditation is for three (3) years during which time the agency must submit annual reports attesting to continued compliance with those applicable standards under which they were accredited.

For more information regarding the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission (RIPAC) please contact Executive Director Christine Crocker, or visit the RIPAC website at https://ripoliceaccred.net/

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July 13, 2022:


Rental and real estate scams are on the increase nationwide. In 2021, 415 Rhode Island victims reported over $13 million in losses, which is a $27% jump. The FBI, Boston Division, has released a public advisory, linked below, with further details and information on how to stay safe. If you feel you have been targeted, please report the matter to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov.


Link: FBI Advisory

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To all residents, business owners, and commuters: 


Sewer work will start in Wickford on April 18th, 2022. The work will be performed on Phillips Street and is expected to have a significant impact on traffic flow. Wickford will be open and all accommodations will be made to ensure there is minimal interruption with regards to access to all local shops, offices, and business located in the area of the construction. If possible, all residents, business owners, and commuters are asked to access Wickford via West Main Street or Boston Neck Road as Phillips Street’s traffic flow will be significantly impacted. Thanks to everyone in advance for your attention in this matter.

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We perform VIN checks - seven (7) days a week


Mornings: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 

Evenings: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. 


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Fingerprinting and background checks can be scheduled by appointment with the Detective Division (294-3316 ext. 8211)

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NORTH KINGSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT IS COMMITTED TO THE TWENTY FOR 2020
RI Police Chief’s Association Twenty for 2020 Announcement

Twenty for 2020 Photo

CLICK HERE for North Kingstown Police Department Statement on Recent Events

The North Kingstown Police Department is a State Accredited Agency. RIPAC_Seal_Small Opens in new window

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The North Kingstown Police Department is continuously accepting applications for P.O.S.T certified Police Officers. 

Click HERE for more information.