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

Chief Edward Mello - Chairmann
Jamestown Police Department
250 Conanicus Avenue
Jamestown, RI 02835
Phone: (401) 423-1212
Fax: (401) 423-9648
Colonel Michael J. Winquist
Cranston Police Department
5 Garfield Street
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 477-5001
Maria F. Deaton, Esquire
Lynch & Pine Attorneys at Law
Providence, RI
Phone: (401) 849-2898
Colonel Hugh Clements, Jr. - Vice Chairman
Providence Police Department
325 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 272-3121
Fax: (401) 243-6464
Mr. Shawn J. Brown
Town of Middletown, Town Manager
Leagues of Cities and Towns
Phone: (401) 849-2898

POST Meeting, Agenda & Minutes

Subject Date
POST certified instructors08-23-18
POST Minutes02-23-17
POST Agenda05-11-17
POST Minutes05-11-17
POST Minutes08-10-17
POST Minutes08-10-17
POST Agenda11-9-17
POST Minutes11-9-17
POST Agenda11-27-17
POST Minutes11-27-17
POST Agenda02-22-18
POST Minutes02-22-18
POST Agenda05-17-18
POST Minutes05-17-18
POST Agenda Special Meeting7-12-18
POST Minutes -(Special Meeting)07-12-18
POST Agenda08-23-18
POST Minutes08-23-18
POST Agenda11-20-18