Chief Anthony J. Moretti – Cranston Police

Chief Anthony J. Moretti

     Chief Anthony J. Moretti passed away on January 30, 1968 while on duty in his office.  Born in Cranston, he was the son of the late Orazio and Filomena (Grossi) Moretti. Mr. Moretti was named to the force on August 18, 1938.  He rose from patrolman to sergeant on December 21, 1945,  and was named commander by Mayor Hoyt W. Lark.  Later on, he was promoted to be the head of the city’s first Detective Division and then to Commander of the department’s Patrol Division in 1962. At the time of his passing he was survived by his wife, Anna (Renzi) Moretti and his two daughters; Mrs. Charles S. Davey of Warwick and Miss Roberta Moretti of Cranston. 

     Rest in Peace.