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WPD Invites Public, Lodging Workers to Hotel Crime Prevention Meeting

Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.

Warwick, RI — The Warwick Police Department has invited hotel industry workers and the general public to a Dec. 14 seminar on crime trends affecting the city’s lodging businesses.

The seminar will be hosted at the Warwick Police Headquarters, 99 Veterans Memorial Drive, at 5 p.m., in the Community Room. Topics to be discussed during the seminar include: human trafficking, drug related issues/trends, signs of domestic violence, and general crime prevention tips for hotel safety, according to a release distributed to media this week.

The seminar was organized by Warwick Police Chief Col. Stephen M. McCartney and the Community Services Division of the Warwick Police Department.  “The department is trying to be proactive and work with the hotel industry in our city in an effort to help them keep their guests safe and reduce crime,” the release states.

The seminar is free and open to any member of the hotel industry as well as the general public.

For additional details, you can visit our department’s website: Should anyone have any questions regarding the seminar or would like more information, they may contact Sgt. John Kelly of the Community Services Division at 401-468-4319.

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