Sergeant John W. O’Brien – Cranston Police

     September 18, 2009 – We regret to announce the passing of Sergeant John W. O’Brien, 83, of Warwick.  John was a WWII navy veteran, and was appointed to the department on September 1, 1950, and was promoted to sergeant on August 28, 1961.  He is survived by his four children, John, Daniel, Diane, and Patricia, as well as ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Rest in peace our brother.