Police Department

The members of the Portsmouth Police Department welcome you and hope that the information provided on this site will help inform, educate and assist with obtaining the information you need.
If you cannot find the information you are looking for please contact the the following divisions:

  • Police Desk Officer: 401-683-0300 (non-emergency)
  • Records Office: 401-683-0301
  • Emergency 911
  • Email: policedept@portsmouthri.com
Portsmouth Police Department
2270 E. Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

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.

Spring 2020 Citizens Police Academy Application

Citizens Police Academy Application

Employment Opportunities

Police Officer Employment Opportunity


The Portsmouth Police Department uses the CodeRED notification system to notify residents and businesses of urgent information.

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