The Rhode Island State Police Museum in North Scituate, Rhode Island opened with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on May 18, 2006.  The Rhode Island State Police Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of and educating the public about the historic, cultural, technological and social transitions of the Rhode Island State Police.  This is done through the collection and preservation of artifacts, documents and photographs for future generations and research purposes.  


Through its interpretive exhibits and educational programs, the goal of the Museum is to illustrate how policing in Rhode Island has evolved over time to meet the changing needs of the State.

The Rhode Island State Police Museum Foundation, Inc. does not receive financial support from any government agency

and is funded entirely through private donations, fundraising and sales of merchandise.


The museum is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Board of Directors

Corporal Daniel O'Neil, President

Detective Stephen Vinton, Vice-President

Ms. Lori A. Tellier, Treasurer

Ms. Barbara J. Laird, Secretary

About the Museum