HOW TO MAKE A COMPLAINT AGAINST POLICE PERSONNEL

If you wish to make a complaint about the actions of a Tiverton Police Department Employee or about any aspect of Tiverton Police operations, please:

 

  • Go to Police Headquarters, 20 Industrial Way, Tiverton RI 02878, and tell any employee that you wish to make a complaint, or;

  • Call the department at 401-625-6717 and tell the person answering the phone that you wish to make a complaint, or;

  • Write your complaint and mail it to the Chief of Police, Tiverton Police Department, 20 Industrial Way, Tiverton, RI 02878, or;

  • Email the Chief of Police at pjones@tivertonpoliceri.com, or;

  • Complete the online form below.

 

If your complaint involves the Chief of Police, you may contact the Town Administrator at the Town Hall, 343 Highland Rd., Tiverton RI 02878 Tel: 401-625-6710, email: administrator@tiverton.ri.gov

 

Every reasonable effort shall be made to facilitate the convenient, courteous and prompt receipt and processing of citizen complaints. 

 

An officer will assist you in filling out a complaint form. This form asks you to identify yourself and then to give specific details about your complaint.

 

Your complaint will then be investigated. You may be contacted and asked additional questions about your complaint.

 

All witnesses and involved police officers/employees will be interviewed concerning the incident.

 

You will be notified in writing as soon as practicable that the department acknowledges receipt of the complaint and that the complaint is under investigation.

 

You will receive periodic status reports on the investigation.

 

You will be contacted by the Chief of Police, or the Chief's designee, when the investigation is completed.

 

If you have questions concerning the process, you may contact the Patrol Shift Officer in Charge (OIC) at 401-625-6717 ext. 101, the Uniform Division Commander at 401-625-6717 ext. 124 or the Chief of Police at 401-625-6717 ext. 116. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention.

 

Complaint Against Police Personnel

 

Simply click the Adobe button to the below to view/download the file.

You may aslo complete the form below.

 

Simply fill in the fom and hit the "send" button.

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Tiverton Police Department, 20 Industrial Way, Tiverton Rhode Island 02878.  

Non Emergency: 401-625-6717  Emergency: 911

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