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Chief, East Providence Police rank-and-file issue retirement releases

Chief, East Providence Police rank-and-file issue retirement releases

EAST PROVIDENCE — Earlier Tuesday, May 13, out-going East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares and the department officer’s union, IBPO Local 569, issued press releases in regard to the former’s retirement plans. The IBPO statement was brief. “IBPO Local 569 is aware of the resignation of Chief Joseph Tavares.  While we are not aware of

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Tension emerges between East Providence Council, Manager over police department infighting

EAST PROVIDENCE — For the first time since he was hired as acting city manager four months ago, fissures emerged publicly in the relationship of Paul Lemont and the City Council when late in the body’s March 18 meeting the discussion focused on the continued infighting between the chief police and the rank-and-file. Two weeks

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Editorial: Everyone has reached in East Providence Police chief saga

Editor’s Note: Considering the recent developments in the investigation into misconduct in and around the East Providence Police Department, The Post is offering this editorial from early June of this year as means of reference… There’s little doubt about it, the decision by City Manager Peter Graczykowski to place East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares

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