Background Checks

Contact the Detective Division at 401-294-3316, ext. 8211 to schedule a background check. Checks are scheduled Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., by appointment only. They are for town residents only. Disqualifying info can be found under RIGL 23-17-37, 11-37-8.1 and 11-37-8.3.

Bureau of Criminal Identification Check

A BCI check without fingerprints can be completed through the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office. You can contact them at 401-274-4400 or at 150 South Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island.