Press Releases and Media Relations

The Tiverton Police Department is committed to informing the community and the news media of events within the public domain that are handled by or involve the department.


The public information function includes:


a. Cooperating with news personnel uncovering routine news stories.

b. Responding to news media inquiries, in person or telephonically.

c. Preparing news releases.

d. Arranging for news conferences, as may be necessary.

e. Releasing information about victims, witnesses, and suspects as allowed by law.

f. Controlling release of information concerning sensitive departmental investigations and operations, pursuant to applicable statutory and case law.


Acting Captain James Costa is the Public Affairs Officer for the Tiverton Police Department.  Acting Captain Costa can be reached at (401) 625-6717 ext. 227 (office), (401) 816-5551 (fax), (email). 

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