Community Resources

  1. Community Outreach

    The Police Department has a few community related programs that provide positive interaction with the town.

  2. Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence is a pattern of violent or dominant behaviors used by a partner to gain control of a relationship, and it goes far beyond physical injury.

  3. Motor Vehicle

    Gather information about Vehicle Identification Number checks and accident reports.

  4. Public Services

    Browse through information about public services offered to the community through the department.

  5. Sex Offender Registry

    The Sex Offender Community Notification Unit is releasing the following information pursuant to Rhode Island general laws, also known as the Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification Act.

  6. Substance Abuse Task Force

    The mission of the Bristol Prevention Coalition is to reduce substance in a comprehensive and long term manner with a primary focus on the youth in our community.

  7. Town Ordinances & Permits

    Access a list of related town ordinances and permits.

  8. Report a Street Light Outage

    You can find information on how to inform National Grid about any street lights in the community that may be out or malfunctioning.

  9. Online Purchase Safe Zone

    You can learn about how to conduct an Internet sales transaction in person in a safe well lit environment.

  10. Free Car Seat Clinic

    This Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Members from the Bristol Police Department will be hosting a free car seat clinic at the Bristol Town Beach. This event is free and open to the public, no appointments are necessary. The Bristol Town Beach is located at the end of Asylum Rd, which is the main access road that leads into Colt State Park.

  11. Bristol named one of the "Safest College Towns"

    Bristol was recently ranked # 16 out of the "50 Safest College Towns in America" by Safewise.