On behalf of the members of the Barrington Police Department, I welcome you to our website, dedicated to the residents of the town of Barrington, Rhode Island. The men and women of the Barrington Police Department are dedicated solely to preserving the rights, property, safety and dignity of the people of this community.  Here you can learn more about who we are and what we do for our community. -Chief John LaCross

Photos courtesy of Rivarix & East Bay Newspapers

NOTICE: Anyone with knowledge or suspicion of child abuse or neglect should call the 24/7 hotline

1 (800) RI-CHILD (1-800-742-4453)

Back to School

Summer Bike Safety Session

August 16, 2018

9:30-11:30 AM


  • Ride through a bike obstacle course.

  • Have your helmet checked and sized.

  • Learn safe bike practices from the Barrington Police Department and AAA.

Visit from the Barrington Post Office and Ocean State Bus Transit officials. Enter to win great raffle prizes (must be present to win). Earn a Hampden Meadows bike safety certificate.

Register to participate by visiting the Hampden Meadows Web Page.

The Barrington Police Department is committed to providing the most effective, anonymous citizens crime reporting Tip-Line system.  All calls relating to criminal activity or the potential of criminal activity received on the Tip Line will not be recorded and ensures your absolute anonymity and confidentiality.  Please help us work together towards a safer community.
-Chief John M. LaCross


Public Safety Building

100 Federal Road

Barrington, RI 02806


Emergencies: 911

Non-Emergencies: (401) 437-3935