Officer Charles H. Smith – Cranston Police

Ptl. Charles H. Smith
Badge No. 9

     Patrolman Charles H. Smith was appointed a police constable in 1896.  When Cranston incorporated as a city in June of 1910 and formally established a full-time police department, he was one of the first ten permanent patrolmen appointed.   He passed away in 1916 and is buried at the Pocasset Cemetery in Cranston. 

     Rest in peace.