RIPCA 20 for 2020

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The 48 police chiefs that comprise the municipal, campus, state and environmental police departments of Rhode Island, collectively represented by the Rhode Island Police Chiefs' Association, is announcing the signing of the Twenty for 2020 Campaign, an effort to ensure the public's faith in its police departments by redoubling a statewide focus on training, transparency, communication and human rights.

 “I am proud to advocate and commit to the 20 for 2020 Campaign. It is essential that we as police officers work aggressively and quickly in order to rebuild the trust with our community. The twenty initiatives described are a starting point of commitment to maintain and build upon relationships with our community partners including an open and honest dialogue.”

Chief Edward Mello

Booklet imageClick here to view the 20 for 2020 Booklet


Open the link below to view a selection of our Department Policies. The selected policies are critical to providing accountability of our officers. The seven selected policies are only a small sampling of the hundreds of department policies, rules and regulations.

Jamestown Police Department Policies & Procedures