The Portsmouth Detective Division is staffed by three full time detective inspectors supervised by the Detective Lieutenant and the Detective Sergeant. The division conducts criminal investigations into those who commit felony crimes, misdemeanor crimes and violations of the Rhode Island General Laws. Investigations are done in a manner that ensures the constitutional rights of all individuals.
The Detective Lieutenant serves as the public information officer of the department for criminal investigations.
The police advocate for Department of Healthy Aging of the Portsmouth Police Department is a member of the Detective Division.
Sex Offender Registry
Only Level II and Level III offenders are required to register in the State of Rhode Island per RI General Law 11-37.1. The below link will direct you to the RI Parole Board website for the current Portsmouth residents that are classified as Level II and III offenders.
Please utilize the ID Resource Guide to assist you with information regarding new scams and Identity attacks. The links provided on the guide also provide information on how to better protect your identity from being stolen.