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Public Safety

Police:  West Greenwich has a full time police department with eleven members including Police Chief Richard Ramsay. The Police Department is located in the Town Hall at 280 Victory Highway. Please visit their web site for additional information.

Fire:  West Greenwich has four fire stations located in town. West Greenwich Fire Company # 1 is located at 830 Nooseneck Hill Road. Hianloland Fire Company Station 1 is located at 270 Victory Highway. Hianloland Fire Company Station 2 is located at 244 Plain Road. Lake Mishnock Volunteer Fire Company is located at 166 Mishnock Road.

Rescue:  West Greenwich Community Rescue is located at 733 Victory Highway.

Public Works:  The West Greenwich Public Works Department is located behind the Town Hall at 280 Victory Highway.   (See Town Hall Departments)

EMA Director: Brooke Lawrence 651-6972 Blawrence @ readywg.org


patch 2016/2017 Citizens Police Academy

Who are eligible:  Adult West Greenwich Residents or Business owners

The West Greenwich Police Citizens Police Academy will be held on Wednesday nights starting November 16, 2016 – February 8, 2017 from 7 pm-9 pm at the community room located behind the Library.

Topics to be covered: History of the Police Department, Patrol Operations, Being placed in a firearms simulator where attendees will be making shot or no shot decisions, Criminal Law and Procedure, Motor Vehicle Stops, Detective and BCI Crime Scene Investigations, Fire Arms Demonstration and Safety, Traffic Crash and DUI Investigations.  Attendees will also take part in a 4 hour ride along with a police officer.

Class size: 25 (Application are available on the Town’s Web-site and in the Dispatch Center at the Police Department)

Click HERE for an application