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Topic: Providence crime

So far this year, the Providence Police Department has documented 189 instances of aggravated assault and eight Providence residents have lost their lives due to shootings.

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Rhode Island community organizations reflect on recent uptick in violence

June 9, 2021 1 comment

After a recent series of violent incidents in the wake of last year’s uptick in local shootings and homicides in Providence, community organizations consider the change necessary to bring violent crime rates down.

The Providence Police Department arrested and charged four male teenagers with manslaughter and conspiracy in the death of Delacruz.

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Advocates for people experiencing homelessness react to homicide

January 28, 2020 Comments are Disabled

The Providence Police Department has arrested and charged four male teenagers with manslaughter and conspiracy in the August 2019 death of Manuel Delacruz, a 50-year-old man who was homeless at the time of his assault.

Man shot by police near Providence mall

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Man shot by police near Providence mall

November 10, 2017 1 comment

A chaotic scene unfurled at the rear of the Providence Place Mall Thursday when a man was shot dead by police on the Route 95 north ramp.

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September crime log details string of larceny on campus

September 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Multiple bikes, various Jabberwock possessions stolen since beginning of semester.