Welcome to the website of the Richmond Police Department, which provides law enforcement services to the Town of Richmond, Rhode Island, comprised of 40-square-miles of land area and approximately 8,000 residents. This site was created to familiarize residents and visitors with the Richmond Police Department's personnel, activity, and to provide useful information through it's content and associated links.
The Richmond Police Department just completed their 2014 Police Officer Recruitment Process, and will be hiring three (3) new officers, two of whom will replace vacant patrol positions, and one who shall increase the Department's full compliment to fourteen (14) sworn officers. Officer Allison O'Connor was sworn in on July 2nd, 2014, and will eventually be joined by two (2) police recruits who begin the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy on July 21st, 2014, where they will undergo a rigorous 22-week law enforcement training program that ends in December 2014.
The Department is also staffed with one (1) full-time Animal Control officer, three (3) full-time dispatchers, one (1) full-time administrative assistant, and several part-time Animal Control and Dispatch personnel.
The Richmond Police Department is located at 1168 Main Street, P.O. Box 203, Wyoming, Rhode Island 02898
(401) 539-8289 / (401) 539-8293 (fax)