Providence Police Department


Welcome to our newest safety project, CitizenObserver, a new communication tool for a new century. Information provided on this secure site will include new ways to keep us all connected and informed to help keep our city safe. There are 4 different alerts that instantly update you about crimes, emergencies and other important information.

Citizen Alerts inform all registered users of public safety concerns in your area. The Alerts contain pertinent information about crime trends, actual events, and advice on how to safeguard yourself and your home. Alerts are delivered via e-mail to your inbox and or digital device.

Business Alerts are targeted to specific business types, so your business will receive information about incidents that are pertinent to your business type. Alerts are delivered via fax, and e-mailed to your inbox and or digital device.

Case Alerts allow law enforcement to automatically disseminate information about open cases to all registered Citizen Observer users. Alerts are delivered via e-mail to your inbox and or digital device.

Watch Group Alerts allow law enforcement to send targeted alerts to specific neighborhoods with information about crimes that are happening in their immediate area. Alerts are delivered via e-mail to your inbox and or digital device.

Please come back often to view alerts and other content that will be published to this site. There's no limit to what we can accomplish in the pursuit of a safer community if we all work together. Be sure you SIGN UP with CitizenObserver.com.

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