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East Providence Police take part in another ‘Click it or Ticket’ check

East Providence Police take part in another ‘Click it or Ticket’ check

PROVIDENCE — For the fourth year in a row, AAA is projecting an increase in Thanksgiving travel, with over 43 million Americans anticipated to travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday weekend. During this busy travel season, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is joining its partners in law enforcement in

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East Providence Police net traffic funds, ready car seat installation program

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department recently announced the receipt of over $29,000 in State Office of Highway Safety grant monies as well as the start of a child car seat installation/instruction program. The Department garnered $29,610 from the highway safety office for use in speed and impaired driver enforcement details in addition

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East Providence Police log, Nov. 13

EAST PROVIDENCE — The following are reports of incidents culled from the East Providence Police Department log from Nov. 6 through Nov. 13. Thursday, Nov. 8 Two 15-year-old juveniles were arrested on charges of shoplifting after police responded to a call at approximately 3:58 p.m. from Marshall’s Department Store located at 1925 Pawtucket Ave. One

EPPD Traffic Division officer Greg Tainsh is pictured in front of a bike he would have used when he was severely injured in an accident this spring.

East Providence Police raising money for injured officer with Saturday night dinner

EAST PROVIDENCE — The “blue brotherhood” is once again called upon to step up for a fellow officer and in this instance, the East Providence Police Department is reaching out to the community it serves and protects for some assistance. The EPPD is sponsoring a pasta dinner fundraiser for injured fellow officer Greg Tainsh on

East Providence Police Department does city proud

East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares took great pains last week to stress the amount of coordination and cooperation between his department and several other local, state and law enforcement entities who combined to subdue the so-called “Bearded Bandit” bank robber. In a moment of candor, however, the Chief made special mention of his own