Law Enforcement Advocates are employed by victim service agencies and work within local police departments. They are available to provide information and referrals to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. For more details about LEA services, click here.
Contact information for advocates are listed below.
Please note: These phone numbers are not emergency numbers. In case of emergency, call 911 or the emergency number of the specific police department.
Barrington, Bristol, Little Compton, Tiverton and Warren police departments
Advocate contact: 401-236-8363
Burrillville, Foster, Glocester and Scituate police departments
Advocate cell contact: 401-644-4593
Advocate desk contact (located at Burrillville P.D.): 401-710-9663
Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln and Pawtucket police departments
Advocate* cell contact: 401-612-4088
Advocate* desk contact (located at Pawtucket P.D.): 401-727-9100, x783
Charlestown, Hopkinton, Richmond and Westerly police departments
Advocate contact: 401-782-4174
Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich and West Greenwich police departments
Advocate contact: 401-345-7034
Johnston and North Providence police departments
Advocate* cell contact: 401-500-8627
Advocate* desk contact (located at Johnston P.D.): 401-757-3139
Advocate* desk contact (located at North Providence P.D.): 401-231-4533 x1145
Providence Police Department
Advocate 1 contact: 401-243-6338
Advocate 2* contact: 401-480-0841
Advocate 2* desk contact: 401-243-6334
*Conversational in Spanish
Warwick and Woonsocket police departments
Advocate contact: 401-767-6345
West Warwick Police Department
Advocate contact: 401-821-4323 x1140
Temporary phone number: 401-767-6345
Family Service of Rhode Island police liasons:
Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI) partners with the Rhode Island State Police and the East Providence Police to help victims of crime address stress, anxiety, depression, and other symptoms of trauma.
This work often includes "police ride-alongs," going on patrol with the police to prevent crimes from happening and to immediately respond to the needs of victims.
FSRI staff follow up with victims to ensure access to counseling and emergency food and clothing, and to assist in navigating the criminal justice system.
Advocate* for East Providence Police Department and Rhode Island State Police: 401-764-5570
Advocate* for Providence Police Department: 401-954-4060
Victim Advocate at the Department of Corrections
VINE Crime Victim Advocate: 401-462-0381