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(401) 456-8888​
(401) 456-8211 (fax)

James J. Mendonca
Director of
Security and Safety​
Chief of Campus Police

Richard G. Silva
Assistant Director of
​Security and Safety for Operations​
Deputy Chief of Campus Police

Joseph D. Acampora Jr.
Assistant Director of Security and Safety for Administration



Welcome Center
East Entrance​
(Find us on campus)


Campus Police​

RIC Campus Police

An important message from RIC Campus Police:

Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association (RIPCA)
Twenty for 2020 Pledge
July 30, 2020

Read the message from James J. Mendonca, Chief of RIC Campus Police.

RIC Parking Permits

​​​Download RIC Parking Permit Application ​Form

ALL CURRENT Commuter and FACULTY/STAFF permits will remain in force and do not have to be replaced. Commuter and FACULTY/Staff permit colors will remain the same.

ALL RESIDENCE HALL ​STUDENTS with vehicles MUST get a new NAVY colored permit​.

ALL NEW parking permits may be obtained at the Campus Police department in the Welcome Center.

Click here for details about parking.

The main goal and purpose of the Campus Police Department, located in the Welcome Center​, is to provide service and protection to The Rhode Island College campus, properties, staff, faculty, visitors, and students.​​​

Working with Student Services, Residential Life, Physical Plant and others in our on-campus community, we are an integrated team striving to achieve excellence in police protection and to ensure a high quality of student-faculty life by promoting a tranquil, safe atmosphere conducive to the objectives of the College. The department is dedicated to the protection of the College properties to ensure the beauty, security, and safe function of the campus grounds and r​esources.

We encourage you to review information about campus crime as it applies to Rhode Island College.

Information compiled by the Rhode Island College Campus Police Depart​ment for the current Clery Report may be viewed by CLICKING H​ERE.​

Information which is required by our department to be annually provided to the U.S. Department of Education, may be viewed by CLICKING HERE

Page last updated: April 12, 2021