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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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East Providence Police Chief Tavares agrees to retirement pact

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares has agreed to retire from his duties atop the department as of Aug. 31, 2014, multiple sources confirmed over the last several days. A source told The Post the chief will leave his post as of July 1. He will remain on the job officially through


East Providence Police recognize distinguished career of retiring Sergeant T.J. Britto

EAST PROVIDENCE — One of the more noteworthy careers of any current East Providence Police officer comes to an end this week as Sergeant T.J. Britto retires from the force after nearly 36 years on the beat. Sgt. Britto, 60, is stepping away due to mandatory age limitations. His last official shift came on Saturday,

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Swenson to step aside as East Providence Police Department No. 2

EAST PROVIDENCE — Major Charles Swenson, the Deputy Chief of the East Providence Police Department, has announced his retirement after 32 years in law enforcement, The Post confirmed Wednesday morning, Jan. 2. Major Swenson spent his entire career in the EPPD and moved up to the No. 2 position in the department when Joseph Tavares