East Providence Police Department
East Providence has a low crime rate, averaging a homicide only once every few years. Police Chief Joseph Taveras attributes that to preventative police work. The police department is authorized for 91 officers and has about 22 civilian employees. Another seven hires are scheduled to attend the police academy in January. The department's SWAT team is now accredited.
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
- Public restrooms: Yes
- Bureaus: Detective, Juvenile, Traffic