Chief Alfredo Ruggiero, Jr.

Alfredo Ruggiero Jr. was appointed Chief of the North Providence Police Department in June 2021, following 26 years of law enforcement experience proudly serving residents of the State of Rhode Island at the Rhode Island State Police. 

As a North Providence native, who grew up participating in various Town sports, Chief Ruggiero recognizes the value of connecting to the community he serves.  He promotes professionalism, accountability and commitment within the Department to build public trust and legitimacy.  His leadership, experience, and deep understanding of North Providence serves the Department and community well.    

Chief Ruggiero holds a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University.  He served eight (8) years in the United States Marine Corps and is a graduate of the 2018/273rd Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.

Chief Alfredo Ruggiero, Jr.North Providence Police Department