Rhode Island Police Officers Commission of Standards and Training (POST)

The Rhode Island Police Officers Commission on Standards and Training (POST) establishes rules, regulations, policies and standards for certification and training of municipal and state criminal justice personnel, maintains records of law enforcement training, and serves as a resource to municipalities and the state to improve the quality of law enforcement pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws.

The Rhode Island Police Officers Commission on Standards and Training is made up of five (5) members appointed by the Governor. At least one (1) member shall be appointed upon recommendation from the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns, and at least three (3) members shall be Chiefs of municipal police departments.

POST Members

Colonel Hugh Clements, Jr. - Chairman
Providence Police Department
325 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 272-3121
Fax: (401) 243-6464
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico
Rhode Island State Police
311 Danielson Pike
North Scituate, RI 02857
Phone: (401) 444-1120
Fax: (401) 444-1105
Chief David S. Palmer
Hopkinton Police Department
406 Woodville Road
Hopkinton, RI 02833
Phone: (401) 377-7750
Chief Edward Mello - Vice Chairmann
Jamestown Police Department
250 Conanicus Avenue
Jamestown, RI 02835
Phone: (401) 423-1212
Fax: (401) 423-9648
Mr. Shawn J. Brown
Town of Middletown, Town Manager
Leagues of Cities and Towns
Phone: (401) 849-2898