Police Department | Complaint Form
If you wish to file a complaint against an officer with the Providence Police Department, please complete the form below. Please fill in as much information as possible.
By completing this form and submitting your complaint to our office, you will be entitled as a complainant to various rights under the consent decree including:
If you simply want the Providence Police Department to know about your concerns, but do not wish to participate in the formal complaint process, you may file an anonymous complaint. Depending on the information provided, it may or may not result in an investigation and you will not have the same rights as set out above. All complaints are recorded and viewed by the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).
Your information will be shared with a member(s) of the department you're contacting as well as with the Office of Neighborhood Services. Therefore, this form should not be used to report any confidential information. Do not include your Social Security number.