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March 2012


Cumberland Police News


Promotional News:

Sergeant James Murphy was recently promoted to the rank of Lietenant. Lt. Murphy will be in charge of the Third Shift Patrol Division.

Patrolman Matthew Alves was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Alves is assigned to the Third shift Patrol Division.

Patrolman David Rosa was promoted to eth rank of Sergeant. Sergenat Rosa is assigned to the Third Shift Patrol Division.




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RI Traffic Safety News


New Child Passenger Safety Law

  • Children under age eight (8) years old, less than fifty-seven (57) inches (4 feet, 9 inches) tall and weighing less that 80 lbs. (max weight limit of a booster seat) must be transported in any rear seating position of a motor vehicle and properly restrained in a child restraint system.
  • Children between the ages of 8 through 12 as a passenger in any seating position shall be properly wearing a safety belt.

Have You been in an Accident?

We hope not ...but if you have, you can download a State Accident form at the DMV.RI website or follow this link








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Winter is Here!!!


Please be aware of the

Storm Emergency Parking Ban

in effect during storms in the Town of Cumberland

"Any vehicle or trailer parked illegally on a town or state road within the town of Cumberland, during a parking ban, is subject to a $75.00 fine (1st offence) and possibility of the vehicle being removed at the owners expense by a tow truck."





The Application period for the position of Patrol Officer is now closed.


Applicants should be aware of upcoming process dates.

A schedule of these dates is available here:







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Cumberland, RI Police Department
1380 Diamond Hill Road Cumberland, Rhode Island 401.333.2500