Bristol Police Department

  • Agency: Bristol Police Department
  • Address: 395 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, 02809 RI
  • Chief: Russell S Serpa (Chief of Police)
Phone: 401-253-6900
Fax: 401-253-1540
Email:

Bristol Police Department is located at 395 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, 02809 RI. The Chief of Police of the department is Russell S Serpa. The Bristol Police Department phone number is 401-253-6900.

Bristol Police Department News

RI E-9-1-1 services have been restored per RI State Police.

RI E-9-1-1 is experiencing technical difficulties, If you are a Bristol resident and should you need police fire or medical, please contact us directly at 401-253-6900. 5/30/18 10:33 AM

Congratulations to Prob Ptlw Fleser Prob Ptlm Almeida on their graduation from the Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy today. Best wishes for a successful and safe career. Pictured left to right, Sgt.Brian Morse, Captain Brian Burke, Captain Scott Mc.Nally, Probationary Patrolwoman Flesser, Chief Josue D.Canario, Probationary Patrolman Almeida and Sgt. Paul Medeiros.

Day #2 update of the Police Unity Tour: Earlier today they crossed the Commodore Barry Bridge which crosses the Delaware River as they left New Jersey and crossed into Pennsylvania. They stopped at the top of the bridge for some photos, in the background the city of Philadelphia can be seen.

Police Unity Tour- Day 2 2018

Police Unity Tour - Day 2 2018

This week Patrolmen Greg Silvia & George Lefebvre are attending the Police Unity Tour which consists of officers on motorcycles and bicycles, commences in New York City and ends in Washington, DC. "The primary mission of the Police Unity Tour is to raise awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty." - Police Unity Tour Website. Officer's Silvia & Lefebvre each had to raise $2,200.00 in order to participate in this fundraiser. Today they are in New York City at the former site of the World Trade Center. Funds raised will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Memorial. We will continue to update the public on Greg & George's progress throughout this week; we wish them, as well as all other participants safe travels on their way to Washington. 🇺🇲️👮‍♂️ For more information on the police unity tour, please visit policeunitytour.com

In order to help educate motorists, we are sharing a new law which will be enacted on June 1st with regards to hand held cellphones. Effective June 1, hand held devices are no longer allowed by any person operating a motor vehicle in the State of Rhode Island. Please take a moment to review this legislation. A link has been provided for your convenience. We thank you for your cooperation, as always, please drive safely. http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE31/31-22/31-22-31.HTM

The Bristol Police Department is attempting to identify the male and female depicted in the attached still photograph. They appear to be in their late teens, early twenties. The male is observed to be holding a backpack. This is related to an investigation into a vandalism complainant in the area of Bay View Ave at Monroe Ave that occurred on April 21, 2018 at approximately 11:00 pm. If you can identify these individuals please contact the Bristol Police, Detective Division at 401-253-7766. Thank you.

Bristol Town Administrator, Steven Contente along with Sgt. Paul Medeiros and Ptlm. Greg Silvia took a break today for this photo from their IPMBA International Police Mountain Bike Association training class with officers from the Pembroke, MA Police Department & the Taunton, MA Police Department. These officers have been intensively training all week, which concludes tomorrow.

The Lawson-Raiola Chapter-15 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) recently nominated the Bristol Police Department as a recipient of their 2018 Small Business Award. An excerpt from the DAV is printed below: "The Bristol Police Department is made up of 54 employees, Military, veterans and civilians. Among their mission, is to enhance the quality of life for uniform services personnel, their families and survivors. Bristol Police maintains the spirit, dedication and patriotism within their employees. The Bristol Police Department, led by Chief of Police Josue Canario, has been doing outreach and volunteering helping Veterans and families, not for a year or two, but for years. The employees participate with honor, devotion and allegiance. They are proud to serve!" Chief Canario accepted the award along with Captain Scott McNally and Sergeant Paul Medeiros. We would like to thank the members of the DAV for their service to this country, as well as the support that they provide to veterans and veterans affairs. Thank you for your recognition of this department.

Bristol Police to host the first "Youth Academy" August 6-10, 2018. Online Registration is open to children residing in Bristol. Please visit the following link for complete information and to enroll: http://www.bristolri.us/670/Bristol-Police-Youth-Academy

Turn in unused prescriptions for safe disposal: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM https://ri-bristol.civicplus.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=205

On Saturday, April 7, 2018; members of the Bristol Police Department's Honor Guard arrived at T.F. Green Airport to honor our Veterans who partook in Honor Flight "Romeo" to Washington D.C. It was our pleasure to recognize and show our gratitude to our cherished veterans from WWII and the Korean War who were able to visit our Nation's Capitol. #ThankaVet 🇺🇸️

The Annual Richard Jean-Georges Memorial Foundation Basketball Tournament. Date: Sunday May 20, 2018 Location: Mt. Hope High School 199 Chestnut St, Bristol, RI Time: 10:00 AM Proceeds raised from the Tournament will be awarded to a student from Mt. Hope High School toward a College Scholarship. There will also be a Public Safety Division. Any Police/Fire/EMS Departments interested in forming a team, please indicate that on the Registration form and which Police/Fire/EMS Departments you will be representing. Let’s make this a success! Registration fees payable via check or money order to: "Richard Jean-Georges Memorial Foundation" PO Box 870231 Milton Village, MA 02187 Be sure to include the attached Registration Form with your payment. PLEASE SHARE!!! #BristolPD #RJG 🏀 👮🏽‍♂️🚔

Road Construction Notification: Due to sewer main replacement, road detours will be in effect for the next two weeks. We ask that motorists please allow for delays during their commute as traffic will be detoured from this area to Metacom Avenue. Thank you for your cooperation.

Parking ban has been lifted. Please remember to remove your vehicles from the public lots. Per Town Ordinance, vehicles parked in emergency lots must be moved 1 hour after the parking ban is lifted. posted 09:25pm 03/21/18 please have all vehicles out of emergency lots by 10:30 pm

SNOW STORM INFORMATION: A Parking ban has been issued starting at 4:00 pm, Wednesday March 21 2018 until further notice. Vehicles left on town roads are subject to being ticketed and towed. Please share this information with your family, friends and neighbors. Residents may use the following lots to park their vehicles so that the DPW can effectively remove snow from town roads. *VFW Parking Lot- 850 Hope St. (Please use the spaces along Creek Lane only) *Guiteras School- 35 Washington St. *Vet's Park 700 Wood St (Paved lots only) *St. Elizabeth's Church Lot- 577 Wood St. *Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Lot- 141 State St. (Park behind the Parish Center) *St. Mary's Church -330 Wood St. *State Street Municipal Lot - Lower State St (Opposite the Statesman Tavern) *Bristol Town Common - (Parking is allowed on the asphalt areas only) *Thames Street Municipal Lot- Thames St. (Opposite Robin Rug) *Cup Defender's Lot - 230 Wood St. (Entrance is on Richmond St.) **Upon lifting of the parking ban, all vehicles must be removed from the above listed areas within 1 hour.** As always, we thank you for your cooperation. Posted 3/20/18 at 07:30 pm

There is still plenty of space available! Classes run on Tuesday nights, sign up and learn about the inner workings of how we work for you. Applications available at the service counter in the lobby of the station, or apply online at the link listed below.

Parking ban ends at 10:00pm. Please remember to remove your vehicles from the public lots. Per Town Ordinance, vehicles parked in emergency lots must be moved 1 hour after the parking ban is lifted.

Due to inclement weather, Municipal Court scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday March 13 has been canceled.

Winter Storm Parking Ban - Tuesday March 13, 2018 Snow Emergency SNOW STORM INFORMATION: ***DPW OPERATING ON A HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - NO TRASH OR RECYCLING PICK UP ON TUESDAY *** A Parking ban has been issued starting at 12:00 AM (Midnight), Tuesday March 13, 2018 until further notice. Vehicles left on town roads are subject to being ticketed and towed. Please share this information with your family, friends and neighbors. Residents may use the following lots to park their vehicles so that the DPW can effectively remove snow from town roads. *VFW Parking Lot- 850 Hope St. (Please use the spaces along Creek Lane only) *Guiteras School- 35 Washington St. *Vet's Park 700 Wood St (Paved lots only) *St. Elizabeth's Church Lot- 577 Wood St. *Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Lot- 141 State St. (Park behind the Parish Center) *St. Mary's Church -330 Wood St. *State Street Municipal Lot - Lower State St (Opposite the Statesman Tavern) *Bristol Town Common - (Parking is allowed on the asphalt areas only) *Thames Street Municipal Lot- Thames St. (Opposite Robin Rug) *Cup Defender's Lot - 230 Wood St. (Entrance is on Richmond St.) **Upon lifting of the parking ban, all vehicles must be removed from the above listed areas within 1 hour.** As always, we thank you for your cooperation. http://www.bristolri.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=197

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Good Morning: The parking ban has been lifted. Please remove your vehicles from the emergency lots. Thank you for your cooperation. Sunday 2/18/18 6:56 AM