About the Rhode Island
State Police Museum

Founded in 2006

The Rhode Island State Police Museum was founded in 2006 to share the history of the Rhode Island State Police and preserve its artifacts, documents and photographs for future generations to research and enjoy. 

The museum is a 501c(3) non-profit organization and is funded entirely through private donations, fundraising and sales of merchandise.

Goal of the musuem

Through its interpretive exhibits and educational programs, the goal of the Museum is to illustrate how policing in Rhode Island has evolved over time to meet the changing needs of the State.

*The Rhode Island State Police Museum Foundation, Inc. does not receive financial support from any government agency

and is funded entirely through private donations, fundraising and sales of merchandise.

The museum is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.*

Board of Directors

Corporal Daniel O’Neil, President

Detective Stephen Vinton, Vice-President

Ms. Lori A. Tellier, Treasurer

Ms. Barbara J. Laird, Secretary

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