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

Non Emergency: 401-625-6717  Emergency: 911

Webmaster: mmiguel@tivertonpoliceri.com

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Detective Division


The Detective Division is under the command of a Lieutenant who serves as the division commander. The division is responsible for the investigation of all major felonies, to include but not limited to homicide, robbery, felony assault, sexual assault, child molestation, burglary and all violations of the uniformed controlled substance act. The detective division is also responsible for the preparation and presentation of all felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases which are generated by the department. The Detective Division works closely with the State Attorney General's office and the Town Solicitor to ensure the successful prosecution of all violations of Local and State Law. The Detective Division also maintains close relationships with Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement agencies to share intelligence and provide assistance with on-going criminal investigations.


The Detective Division consists of the following Department Members:


Detective Lieutenant James Costa (Commanding Officer)

Office: (401) 625-6717 ext. 116

Fax: (401) 625-6721

Email: jcosta@tivertonpoliceri.com


Detective Sergeant Michael Barboza (Prosecutor)

Office: (401) 625-6717 ext. 119

Fax: (401) 625-6721

Email: mbarboza@tivertonpoliceri.com


Detective Daniel Martin (Investigations)

Office: (401) 625-6717 ext. 123

Fax: (401) 625-6721

Email: dmartin@tivertonpoliceri.com

If you have information about a crime in Tiverton, you may contact a detective directly, or you may go to our TIPS page and send an anonymous message.