• Welcome to the Warwick Police Department

    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.
  • Press Release Information

    Our Press Releases will be archived on the web site, click "About the WPD" and select the "Warwick Police News" menu. We will post them as .pdf files. They will be available as news items on the front page for a month prior to them being archived. Read More +
  • 2016 Connecticut SWAT Challenge Champions!

    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 department held a promotion ceremony on January 12th. Detective Frank McGee, a 15 year veteran, was promoted to the rank of Patrol Sergeant. Gilda Fortier, a 12 year veteran, was promoted to Detective. And Nadine Parmenter, an 11 year veteran, was officially acknowledged and sworn in for her promotion to detectives several months ago. Good luck in your new positions and go get 'em.
The vacancies were made by the recent retirements of Detective Eric Johnson and Sergeant Steve Fernandez. Eric, a 22 year veteran, an esteemed and well respected Detective for 15 years, and a lawyer retired to practice law with his wife. Steve, a 20 year veteran with 14 years as a Patrol Sergeant, retired to start a second law enforcement career as a Patrolman with the Coventry PD. Eric and Steve-thank you from all of us for your service, contributions and many memories. Live long and prosper.