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

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, unknown, 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

L to R – Paul Soscia, Mike Morrow – 1944

Cranston Police Day Shift

January 17, 1951

Cranston Police Night Shift January 17, 1951

Patrolman Dan Cipalone – c. 1955

Captain Roland G. Cornell – 1956

Patrolman Ernest Potter
Badge #3 – Circa 1960

Sgt. Arthur Soderberg Retirement
January, 2, 1961

Duke, Cranston’s First K-9
1963

Sgt. Ed Ryan
May 16, 1966

(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.

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

SWAT Team training – c. 1981

Cranston Police SRT Team – 1988

Father Frank O’Loughlin

Department Chaplin – 1991

New Winter Snowsuits – February , 1994

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

Captain Ronald Hitchen C. 1995

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

L to R: John Ryan, Jake Moretti, Paul Rousseau, Sam Baligian, Tom Dodd, Jim Ignasher, Craig Pieranunzi, Bill Burroughs, Dick Robinson. (Sam’s last day on the job.)