Police Officers

Vintage Photos of Cranston Police Officers

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Cranston Police Officers – 1898 (L to R) John Yeaw, Charles Hazard, Patrick Trainor, Chief John Bigbee, James G. Miller, (unidentified), and Benjamin Allen.

Patrolman Charles Smith – 1910

First Policemen’s Ball
Rhodes On The Pawtuxet – 1915

L to R standing – Ptl. Mahar, unknown, Insp. Jim Miller, Ptl Charles Smith, Ptl. Claus Abrahamson, unkown, unknown, unknonw, Ptl. Clay DeBow.

L to R sitting – Ptl. John McGee, Chief Daniel Kiernan, uniknown

Cranston Police in front of City Hall – 1915

Cranston Police Relief Association – 1916

Cranston Police Department – 1924

Cranston Police Officers – 1927

l to r, back row, Clay Debow, Nelson Bourret

l to r, front row, Ed Ryan, unk., Bill Maher

Cranston Police Department – 1929

Cranston Police Athletic Training – c. 1930

Patrick McHugh, Badge No. 7

Circa 1933

Cranston Police Officers – February, 1936 L to R – William Hines, Joe Austin, Arthur Soderberg, William Nixon, Louis Morenzi, Terrance J. McKaig, George A. Seavor, Roland G. Cornell.

Ptl. Charles Rogers – 1937

Cranston Police – 1939

L to R – Paul Soscia, Mike Morrow – 1944

Cranston Police Day Shift

January 17, 1951

Cranston Police Night Shift January 17, 1951

Detective Dell Hay – 1953

Detective Mike Marro – 1953

Patrolman Dan Cipalone – c. 1955

Captain Roland G. Cornell – 1956

Jack Ryan

Patrolman Ernest Potter

Badge #3 – Circa 1960

Sgt. Arthur Soderberg Retirement

January, 2, 1961

Standing L to R: Earl Tucker, Clifford Schultz

Sitting L to R: Sgt. Harry Soderburg, Capt. Charles Rogers, George Seavor – 1961

Traffic Division – c. 1964

Sgt. Ed Ryan

May 16, 1966

L to R: Anthony Moretti, Thomas Harrington, Vincent DiBiase, Raymond Riccard

(L to R) Ptl. C. D’ Ambrosio, Ptl. D. Salisbury, Sgt. G. Carello – 1966

Officers being presented with marksmanship awards at the shooting range – 1966.

New Officers – 1966

Matt Duffy
August, 1966

Ptlm. Henry Crudale
Circa 1967

August, 1969

L to R: Capt. Jordon, Joe Pelosi, John Motanaro, Sam Schlageter, Capt. Moretti.

L to R. Jim Brooks, Chief Moretti, Fred Simmons -July, 1972

L to R: Jim Gibbs, Joe Cicione, Henry Crudale – 1970s

Cranston Police Officers – 1972

L to R – Richard Gallo, Paul Trainor, Steve Agresti, Frank Migliorelli, Peter Sepe

Bill Loux, Joe Cicione, Ed Morgan, Ed Manocchia, George Carello

L to R: Unknown, Chief Moretti, Charles Beckman, Jay Fitsgerald, George Carello

L to R: Henry Crudale, Anthony Iannotti

L to R: Unidentifed, Chief Coffey, Jay Fitzgerald, Capt. Hay, Lt. Tom Harrington

L to R: Bill Grady, Joe Crowley c. 1982

SWAT Team training – c. 1981

Det. Eugene Hackett -1980s

Served 1966-1996

Cranston Police SRT Team – 1988

Father Frank O’Loughlin

Department Chaplin – 1991

CPD Baseball Team – 1991

World Tournament Trophy – 1991

January 3, 1993

L to R: Jake Moretti, Paul Rousseau, Sam Beligian, Tom Dodd, Jim Ignahser, Craig Peranunzi, Bill Bourroughs, Dick Robinson. (Sam’s last day on the job.)

L to R: Paul Rousseau, Sam Beligian, John Ryan

Roll call, January, 1993

New Winter Snowsuits – February , 1994

L to R – John Ryan, Joe McMahon, Pete Podedworny, Craig Perinunzi

Captain Ronald Hitchen C. 1995

November 16, 1995

L to R – Sgt. D. Green, J. Pelosi, E. Campbell, J. Hilton – c. 1997