Police Department

VIN Checks, Fingerprints/background checks, and car seat installations will be temporarily suspended for two weeks starting on November 30th.  

If you have additional questions, please contact the Middletown Police Department at 401-846-1144.  If you have COVID-19 related questions, please call the RI Dept of Health COVID-19 number at (401) 222-8022.   As always if you need immediate assistance please dial 9-1-1. 

Greetings and welcome to the Middletown Police Department Website.  On behalf of the men and women of the Middletown Police Department, I hope you find this website informative and it provides you with a broad overview of the professional services provided by our dedicated sworn and civilian members of the department.

The Middletown Police Department is extremely proud to be a nationally CALEA accredited police department and strives to provide the highest level of professionalism and police services to our great community.  Our mission is to work in collaboration with all community stakeholders to foster positive relationships to keep our community among the safest in Rhode Island.

I would also like to thank the dedicated personnel of the police department, the many other Town departments and our community who all work in unison to consistently look to improve the quality of life and keep Middletown safe.  It is truly the dedicated personnel and the community who continue to work together on our challenges for all people who live, work, and visit the great community of Middletown.

We welcome you to explore the various pages on our police department website, which will provide you insight into the professional services within both divisions of the department.  The site also allows you to obtain forms, explore employment opportunities, and review our past statistical data.

I encourage you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as this will allow you to get up to date public service announcements, community activities and the great services we provide with our community.



William D. Kewer

  Chief of Police



Police Department

Contact Information

William D. Kewer
Chief of Police

Contact Police Department
Phone 1 (401) 846-1144
Phone 2 ANONYMOUS TIP LINE (401) 842-6516
Fax (401) 846-0175
Emer. 911 or (401) 846-1104

123 Valley Rd
Middletown, RI 02842