Smithfield Police Department

Chief Richard P. St.Sauveur, Jr.
Address 215 Pleasant View Avenue
Smithfield RI 02917
Phone 401-231-2500

The Smithfield Police Department is currently comprised of 41 sworn police officers and 19 civilians, a total complement of 60 employees. Over the last several years, we have shifted our emphasis from a traditional law enforcement role to a more proactive, community-oriented policing style to better serve our community.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Smithfield Police Department is to establish and maintain a proactive partnership with residents and business owners to work together in solving problems facing our community. The success of this mission depends upon a continuous effort to increase awareness and develop higher levels of trust and understanding among police officers and their community.

In furthering this partnership, we pledge our dedication and diligence in protecting life, liberty and property; preserving the peace; and enforcing laws and ordinances. We are committed to improving all aspects of public safety, reducing the fear and incidence of crime, extending and improving our community programs, and maintaining the highest degree of respect for individual rights and human dignity. We are committed to honoring the sacred public trust by ensuring that the Smithfield Police Department adheres to the highest professional law enforcement standards. We shall continuously strive toward attaining excellence, removing barriers to communication, and providing our employees with effective leadership, supervision and training in a quality work environment.

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