May 25, 2022

Mayor appoints new chief to lead East Providence Police Dept.


East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence has named Christopher Francesconi as Chief of the East Providence Police Department.

Chief Christopher Francesconi was appointed to and sworn into the position of chief by Mayor Bob DaSilva on October 25, 2021.

“It is truly a tremendous honor to be selected as the 15th Chief of Police in the long and rich history of the East Providence Police Department,” Chief Christopher Francesconi said. “The men and women of this agency are some of the finest law enforcement officers in the region.

“I look forward to leading them as we seek out new and innovative ways to consistently deliver the very best police service to the East Providence community,” Francesconi added. “I will work tirelessly to keep our community as safe as possible and maintain the strong bond my predecessors worked so hard to build with our citizens.”


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