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Commission expected to reinstate embattled East Providence police chief Tavares

Commission expected to reinstate embattled East Providence police chief Tavares

EAST PROVIDENCE — Embattled East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares was expected to be reinstated to his position in charge of the department, for the time being at least, when the Budget Commission gathered for its latest meeting Thursday afternoon, May 23, in City Hall. Chief Tavares was put on administrative leave by City Manager

East Providence Police Officers' Union President Kevin Feeney asks the Budget Commission about the status of Chief Joseph Tavares during the overseers' May 2 meeting at City Hall.

Commission, audience members have testy exchange over status of East Providence Police Chief Tavares

EAST PROVIDENCE — At the end of what was otherwise a benign meeting Thursday, May 2, marking its return to oversight of the city’s personnel matters, East Providence Budget Commission Chairman Diane Brennan entered into a somewhat testy exchange with concerned members of the audience in regards to the employment status of Police Chief Joseph

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East Providence Police Chief Tavares put on administative leave, Parella takes top spot

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares has been relieved of his day-to-day duties leading the department, been placed on administrative leave by City Manager Peter Graczykowski and Major Christopher Parella has been installed as acting chief, The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com learned and was first to report mid-day Tuesday, April 16.

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