Topic: Providence police

The 250 Brook Street Providence Police Department substation is currently leased to the PPD on a $1 per month rental agreement. It is common for substations in Providence to receive minimal rates.

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Providence Police Department to vacate space for new dorm

March 13, 2020 0 comments

The Providence Police Department will be moving out of its 250 Brook St. substation to make room for a new two-building residence hall that the University plans to construct in the same area, The Herald previously reported.

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 0 comments

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.

Campaign demands zero police presence in schools

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Campaign demands zero police presence in schools

February 6, 2019 0 comments

The “Counselors Not Cops” campaign, launched by local Providence organizations in December, seeks to remove law enforcement officers from Providence Public Schools and replace them with additional guidance counselors.

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City police participate in LGBTQ+ inclusivity training

February 27, 2018 0 comments

By the end of this week, the Providence Police Department will have finished providing new LGBTQ+ inclusivity training to all of its in-service officers, said Providence Police Captain Kevin Lanni. Two hundred fifty-two Providence police officers have already completed the program, he added. 

Providence police to wear body cameras

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Providence police to wear body cameras

October 18, 2017 0 comments

The Body-Worn Camera Program, which will require all on-duty Providence patrol officers to wear body cameras, went into effect Sunday.

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September crime log details string of larceny on campus

September 22, 2017 0 comments

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

City Council approves bike lane study, removal of Confederate flags

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City Council approves bike lane study, removal of Confederate flags

September 8, 2017 1 comment

The city passed resolutions calling for a study of bike lanes as well as the removal of Confederate flags and monuments from public property.

The Providence Police Department will receive a $375,000 grant to equip officers with body cameras, an increasingly common trend for police departments across the country.

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Providence police win matching DOJ grant for body cameras

October 3, 2016 0 comments

The city of Providence has won a $375,000 federal matching grant for body cameras for the city’s police force, according to a Sept. 26 press release.