New Officer Sworn In.
At the January 28th, Town Council Meeting, Burrillville Probationary Police Officer Jacek Ochocki was sworn in by Town Clerk Louise Phaneuf. Ochocki graduated from the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy in December. Officer Ochocki’s swearing in before the Town Council and Town Manager, was by supported his family and his fellow members of the Burrillville Police Department. He is currently assigned to Field Training in the Patrol Division.
Storm Parking Ban Update!
January 28 2015
Emergency Parking Ban will be lifted at 6 PM this evening
AAA Southern New England has awarded the Burrillville Police Department the 2014 "GOLD Award" in recognition of Outstanding Achievements in Traffic Safety and the Pedestrian Safety Award for 26 years without a Pedestrian Fatality.
Colonel Stephen Lynch announced that all members of the Burrillville Police Department have been trained in and now carry a NALOXONE Kit. Naloxone is an antidote used to reverse a drug overdose from heroin or prescription pain medication. Another name for this antidote is NARCAN.
ANNUAL WINTER PARKING BAN - November 1st through March 31st
By order of Burrillville Town Ordinance 6-1.3 Overnight Parking Prohibited, no motor vehicles are permitted to park on any street within the Town of Burrillville between the hours of 1:00 a.m and 6:00 a.m. from November 1st through March 31st inclusive. Those who violate this order are subject to a summons of $25.00. If the fine is not paid within 7 days, the fine will double and a notice will be sent to the vehicle owner ordering that person to appear before the Burrillville Municipal Court.
2014 RI Highway Safety Champion
Congratulations to Burrillville Police Officer Kyle Genereux for being chosen as the 2014 RI Department of Transportation Highway Safety Overall Champion!
Not only did he win the award for an Officer in a police agency with less than 31 officers, he also won the Overall Champion for Municipal Police Departments with his enforcement of Speeding, Occupant Protection and Drunk Driving. A job well done!
VOLUNTEERING TIME FOR CHILDREN
Recently Lieutenant Dennis Leahey and Officer Holly Barrett voulenteered their time to participate in the Wheels at Work program which was held at the Providence Children's Museum.
ADDITIONAL OFFICERS ARE ON DUTY THIS WEEK !
BECAUSE WE CARE!
NEED A COPY OF A
BURRILLVILLE POLICE MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH REPORT?
BURRILLVILLE - SECURITY & AWARENESS FOR ELDERLY
Do you have a family member or friend living in Burrillville who could use a little extra “looking after”? Do you have an elderly parent or relative who lives alone? How about a handicapped friend or a sibling recovering from an accident or surgery? Would it ease your mind to know that someone else besides You is aware of their special needs?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then our B-SAFE program is for you! All you need to do is fill out the enrollment form and submit it to the Burrillville Police Communications Center. We will enter all of the information into our records management system. When a call comes into our center from the address submitted, it will automatically advise the dispatcher of the special needs of that resident. We will also call your loved one at a specified day and time to make sure everything is OK!
For more information on this important program, call the Burrillville Police Department at 401-568-6255. Registration forms are available at the police station, Town Hall