Prosecution Division

The Prosecution Division is responsible for prosecuting all adults and juveniles who commit offenses in the Town of Bristol.

All adults charged with a misdemeanor, which are crimes punishable by up to a year in jail and/or up to $1,000 fine, are disposed of primarily by the Prosecution Division, unless the case goes to trial. In trial cases, the Town Solicitor will prosecute the case.

The Prosecution Division also handles all traffic cases that are referred to the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal, Bristol Municipal Court all discovery issues, and all subpoena issues for any of the courts.