Portsmouth Police Department

Chief Brian P. Peters
Address 2270 E Main Rd
Portsmouth RI 02871
Phone (401) 683-0300
Website http://portsmouthri.com/184/Police-Department


Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Portsmouth - Entry Level Police Officer $53,122.47 (year 1) - $72,016.84 (year 3) June 30, 2023

PPD Patch

The Portsmouth Police Department is currently staffed with 38 sworn officers.  The Department staffing also includes one Prudence Island Public Safety Officer, one Animal Control Officer, one Records Clerk, two School Resource Officer’s assigned to the High School and the Middle School and a Police Harbormaster. Our officers work diligently in protecting our residents and visitors, as Portsmouth is regarded as one of the safest communities in the state. We value our commitment to working in partnership with the community and encourage you to contact our agency if you need any information or assistance.

The Portsmouth Police Department provides 24 hour patrol service and we are committed to serving the Portsmouth community and providing professional police services.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Portsmouth Police Department is to prevent crime, protect life and property and improve the quality of life in Portsmouth by working in partnership with the community.

Vision Statement

A modern police department that is committed to excellence and professionalism in delivering comprehensive problem oriented community policing services.  A department that is committed to responding to the needs of the community with respect, fairness, compassion and integrity.

 

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