Police Department

The members of the Portsmouth Police Department welcome you and hope that the information provided on this site will help inform, educate and assist with obtaining the information you need.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for please contact the the following divisions:

  • Police Desk Officer: 401-683-0300 (non-emergency)
  • Records Office: 401-683-0301
  • Emergency 911
  • Email: policedept@portsmouthri.com
  • Address: 2270 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871

Mission Statement

The mission of the Portsmouth Police Department is to prevent crime, protect life and property and improve the quality of life in Portsmouth by working in partnership with the community.

2023 Citizens Police Academy Application

Portsmouth Police Strategic Plan (2022-2026)

DOJ Civil Rights Reporting Portal

Rhode Island Statewide Body Worn Camera Policy

Employment Opportunities

Police Officer Employment Opportunity

The Portsmouth Police Department uses the CodeRED notification system to notify residents and businesses of urgent information.



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