Chief James E. Cuff – Cranston Police

Chief James E. Cuff

     Chief of Police James Edward Cuff was appointed chief of police on January 4, 1911.  He served until January 20, 1912, and was later re-appointed chief in 1915.  He then served for fourteen more years until retiring in 1929.  He is the only Cranston chief of police to serve twice.   

     He passed away on February 19, 1931, and is buried in St. Ann’s Cemetery. 

     Rest in peace.