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Office of Professional Standards

The City of Pawtucket Police Department provides police service to our community. The department has trained its personnel to provide consistent and professional service. We want you to give us information when you observe actions by the Police Department or individual employees that you believe needs our attention.

The Internal Affairs division of the Pawtucket Police Department has as its major function, the receiving, processing and investigation of complaints made against members of the department. To ensure the public trust and maintain the department's integrity, the IA division conducts immediate and objective investigations of all complaints.

You may report your complaint in person, by mail, email, fax or telephone. The police department does accept anonymous information, but we prefer you provide us with your name and address so that we may contact you with the results of our investigation.

Click on the below links to download and print out a copy of the Internal Affairs Brochure and complaint form in the appropriate language.

The form may be filled out and mailed to: the Office of Professional Standards, Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860 or you can fax the completed form directly to Internal Affairs at 401-722-7624.

Additionally you can drop the form off at the Mayor's Office, Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI.

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If you don't wish to download the form to make you complaint, please use it as a guide as to what information should be provided and telephone or email your complaint to the department using the following information:

Office of Professional Standards
Phone: (401) 727-9100, extensions 754, 766, and 767