Welcome to the Warwick Police Department
As Colonel, I would like to personally welcome you to the Warwick Police Department’s website. We are a Nationally Accredited, Community Policing Agency that stresses professionalism, integrity and fairness. The Warwick Police Department is comprised of dedicated, professional police officers that are committed to the safety and security of the residents of the City of Warwick.
I encourage you to take some time to review the vast amount of information contained within the Warwick Police Department's Annual Report. The Annual Report provides an overview of the Warwick Police Department and details various yearly statistical information that you may find useful. This includes data relating to calls for service, response times, crime reports, as well as victim and offender information.
The personnel of the Warwick Police Department, both sworn and civilian, are proud to be a part of one of the finest police departments in the United States. Each and every one of our members plays an integral part in the success of our department. Our most important goal is to ensure the safety and well being of the citizens of Warwick.
I am hopeful that the information provided will be very useful and enhance your understanding of our agency, the types of services which we provide and the role which we play in the community.
- Created on August 28, 2015
Thanks to everyone who participated to make this night great. Most importantly thanks to those who came out to enjoy the night!
Off Dan Maggiacomo spinning wheels K-9 Officer Paul Wells with Fox
K-9 Officer Aaron Steere and Viking
- Created on August 27, 2015
The Warwick Police Department is attempting to identify the male suspect that robbed the CVS Pharmacy at Warwick Ave and Atlantic Ave.
On Monday, 08/24/15, at approximately 1:00 am, this male suspect walked into the CVS Pharmacy, acted like he had a weapon and robbed the pharmacist demanding all the Oxycodone tablets. The suspect then left the pharmacy and was tracked to the area of Sprague playground and the neighborhood between Post Rd, Atlantic Ave and Lakewood Ave. It is unknown if the suspect got into a vehicle from there. The suspect did leave the robbery with a large quantity of Oxycodones, also referred to on the street as Oxy's, Percs, or Percocet. The suspect is described as 6' tall, late 20's to early 30's in age.
If you know the identity of the suspect, please contact Detective Terence McMullin at 401-468-4255.
- Created on August 21, 2015
Warwick SWAT Team takes 4th overall place out of 30 teams in this year's CT competition. The team took 1st place in the Mile High Sniper Shooting Team challenge and the UnderArmour Team Physical Fitness Course! Sgt Joel Thomas and Off Jake Elderkin were the snipers. Off Nick Reay took 1st place in the Individual Physical Fitness Challenge-Stud! Sgt Tim Marshall was the team Commander and Off Dale Drowne was the team Captain.
- Created on August 20, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--More to Follow
August 20, 2015
Warwick Police will be arraigning two individuals this afternoon in the 3rd Division District Court on charges of Murder and Conspiracy. These charges stem from an investigation in to a deceased individual who was located on a boat at the end of Randall Avenue on August 15, 2015.
A press conference will follow arraignment at 5:00 p.m. at the Warwick Police Department Community Room, 99 Veterans Memorial Drive, Warwick, RI.
POC. Major Christine Kelley at 468-4228
Richard Baribault, 40, of 20 Messer St and Troy Gunderway, 44, of 82 Church Ave, were both arraigned today on the charges of First Degree Murder and Conspiracy. Both are charged with beating the victim, Fernando Silva, 70, on his boat to rob him. Silva died as a result of his injuries. Both defendants were held on bail.
- Created on August 18, 2015
WARWICK POLICE ARREST TWO JUVENILE MALES FOR IMPOSSIBLE DREAM VANDALISM
On Thursday 8/13/15 persons from the imPossible Dream arrived in the morning to find extensive damage to the buildings and the playground equipment. The imPossible Dream Playground is Rhode Island's first integrated playground, offering an enviroment that is play friendly for children of all physical abilities and disabilities.
The Warwick Police were contacted by a staff member at the Impossible Dream playground. The staff member advised the police that a juvenile female had left a tip on the Impossible Dream Facebook page as to who had vandalized the property.
Warwick Police detectives investigated the tip. They were able to recover video that was posted on the internet of two juvenile males at the playground on the night of the vandalism.
The juveniles were questioned and admitted to doing the damage. Additionally, they admitted to taking a three wheeled bicycle from the playground. The bicycle was returned to the impossible dream.
Both juvenile males responsible for the damage were Warwick residents. They were each charged with one count of Vandalism 11-44-1, and released to their parents.
Captain Christopher Stewart
Warwick Police Detectives