​Administration and Staff

A Leader Among Pier Institutions

The Rhode Island College Police Department maintains the highest ratio of professionally experienced law enforcement personnel of the three state institutions of higher learning.

Campus Police Administration

Campus Police Staff

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Campus Police Officers are on-duty 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. Should the need arise to have an officer respond to your location (on campus), please use the following methods:

Telephone Numbers

  • From On-Campus Phones: Extension 8888
  • From Off-Campus Phones: 401-456-8888
  • Fax: 401-456-8211
  • Chief's Office: 401-456-8522 or 401-456-8888
  • Deputy Chief's Office - Operations: 401-456-8202
  • Professional Standards, Training and Accreditation: 401-456-9662
  • Data Management Coordinator - Clery Act Compliance: 401-456-9044
  • Shift Supervisor: 401-456-8201

Supervisory Officers

First Shift 

  • Lieutenant John St. Lawrence
  • Sergeant Mark Panzarella

Second Shift

  • Lieutenant Jeffrey Brunelle
  • Sergeant Patrick Conaty

Third Shift 

  • Lieutenant Dorian Rave
  • Sergeant William McCaughey

Patrol Officers

  • Officer Patricia Blake
  • Officer Brian Corcoran
  • Officer Frank Del Santo  
  • Officer Jeffrey Fryer
  • Officer Robert Menard
  • Officer George Pearson
  • Officer Robert Perry
  • Officer Andrew Scanlon
  • Officer Margaret Schlageter
  • Officer Joseph Tiernan
  • Officer Vanessa Wilcox
  • Vacant 
  • Vacant

Training and Credentials

  • ALL RIC Campus Police personnel are REQUIRED to be successful graduates of a Rhode Island Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified police academy PRIOR to hiring
  • ALL have served with municipal or state police agencies PRIOR TO BEING EMPLOYED by the college
  • MOST have served previously in Supervisory, Investigative or Administrative capacities
  • Unlike the remaining state institutions, Rhode Island College does not maintain a support staff of non-sworn personnel—with exception of the Data Management Coordinator, Clery Act Compliance 
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Office of Campus Police​

Our philosophy is simple: provide a secure and welcoming environment so that our campus community members can grow and thrive in their personal and professional lives.