Press Release

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March 16, 2020

Press Release

Contact: Deputy Chief Michael Lemoine; 401-767-8865 or [email protected]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Woonsocket, RI; In compliance with Governor Raimondo and Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt’s declaration of emergencies to reduce the community spread of the Covid-19 virus, the Woonsocket Police Department will immediately implement the following changes to non-emergency police business.

  • Individuals who present symptoms of illness should not come to the police department but rather call their primary care physician or the RI Department of Health Covid-19 hotline at 401-222-8022 for instructions.
  • Suspend all VIN Inspection, BCI, and Finger Printing Services until further notice.
  • Direct citizens to file non-emergency reports online at An officer will contact the complainant.
  • Requests for Public Records and reports shall be made online at
  • Accident reports can be requested at
    • An accident number will be needed for this. Call the Woonsocket Police Department to get your accident number if it’s unknown.

We regret the inconvenience this may cause the public; however, these measures are necessary to ensure the health and safety to our community and Police Department personnel.