Transparency & Accountability

The Bristol Police Department is committed to taking a proactive role in promoting agency and officer integrity; by assessing our police-citizen interactions and relationships and taking steps to maintain a transparent agency.


ComplimentsAndComplaints
Compliments
And
Complaints

You, as a citizen have the ability to express your views to the administrative staff.

TwentyPromisesfor 2020
Twenty
Promises
For 2020

Twenty Promises Made to Every Rhode Islander from Their Police Departments.

PoliciesAndProcedures
Policies
And
Procedures

As a commitment to Transparency and Accountability, you can read about policies on Use of Force and Biased Policing et.al.

2017-2019StatewideUse ofForce Information
2017-2019
Statewide
Use of
Force Information

This independent news report outlines the statewide data where use of force has been documented.

DOJ Reporting Portal
DOJ
Reporting Portal

If you feel that your civil rights, or the rights of another person have been violated, you may file a report with the DOJ.

Office of ProfessionalStandards
The Office of
Professional
Standards

The Office of Professional Standards of the Bristol Police Department has as its major function, the receiving, processing and investigation of complaints made against members of the Department