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    The Warwick Police Department is comprised of dedicated, professional police officers that are committed to the safety and security of the residents of the City of Warwick.
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    Congratulations on an awesome accomplishment. Warwick RI PD is the 2016 CT SWAT Challenge Champion.
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Welcome to the Warwick Police Department

The Warwick Police Department was established in 1921.  Prior to that the villages of Warwick were policed by constables and sheriffs since 1648.  The department currently has 172 sworn police officers supported by 53 civilian employees that provide municipal policing services to a residential population of 81,000.

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The Warwick PD held a commendation ceremony last night at City Hall.

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L-R: Sgt Tom Snow, Off Chris Lo, Off Steve Major and Off Jim Michailides receive the Life Saving Award. In May 2015, as a team, they worked together to talk down a suicidal female from jumping off the Greenwich Ave overpass onto Rt 95.

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Off Hovsep Sarkisian receives a First Class Commendation for his outstanding performance during a shootout with a wanted Fugitive from California in August 2014.

Also, Dispatcher Kristen Walker received a Certificate of Appreciation. In June she observed on surveillance video a prisoner in the process of hanging himself in the jail cell. It was her quick response alerting officers in the building that likely saved this prisoner's life.