Major George Carello – Cranston Police

     Major George Carello passed away on November 8, 2020, surrounded by his family.  A lifelong resident of Cranston, he attended local schools and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Law Enforcement from Bryant College.

     George was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and Korean War veteran, having served from 1951 to 1954.  He joined the Cranston Police Department in 1959, and was promoted to sergeant in 1969.  He was promoted to  lieutenant in 1972, and to captain in 1977.   In July of 1984 he became the department’s first major.  Major Carello retired from the police department after 30 years of service.    

     Major Carello was also involved in the Marne Corps League supporting current troops and mentoring young Marines.

     Rest in Peace our brother.