Tiverton Council okays hire of five new officers

Chief says public safety needs added staffing

By Tom Killin Dalglish
Posted 9/22/17

TIVERTON — By a vote of 6-1 the Town Council at its meeting Monday night voted to hire five new police officers. Councilor Christine Ryan cast the lone vote against.

The five have just completed their 12-week field training and before that, on May 26, the Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy's 26-week program.

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

E-mail
Password
Log in


All-Access subscriber registering for the first time?

Click here

Not a subscriber?


Digital-only access

If you're not a print subscriber and want to read EastBayRI.com and our e-editions only, Click here to see your options.

Start an All-Access subscription

Sign up to receive home delivery of your newspaper + EastBayRI.com access today! Click here to see your options.

2017 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.