Saluting our Heroes

This page is dedicated to recognizing the exceptional acts of bravery and selflessness demonstrated by our officers. Here, we honor those who have displayed remarkable courage and dedication to their duty. Their stories serve as a source of inspiration and a testament to the valorous spirit of the Providence Police Department.

Sergeant Maxwell Robert Dorley
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Cause: Automobile crash

Detective Sergeant James Lloyd Allen
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Sunday, April 17, 2005
Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant Cornel Young, Jr.
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Friday, January 28, 2000
Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

Sergeant Steven M. Shaw
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Thursday, February 3, 1994
Cause: Gunfire

Patrolman Thomas A. Mulvey
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Saturday, September 19, 1931
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Patrolman James H. O’Brien
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Sunday, February 12, 1928
Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant William A. Flynn
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Sunday, February 12, 1928
Cause: Gunfire

Mounted Patrolman James P. Cavanaugh
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Tuesday, December 26, 1916
Cause: Animal related

Patrolman John F. Brennan
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Sunday, April 2, 1911
Cause: Gunfire

Watchman William T. Pullan
Providence City Watch, RI
EOW: Tuesday, May 18, 1852
Cause: Assault

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