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May 25, 2017

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Newport Police Officer Captured on Camera Urinating in Public, Officer Suspended (Updated)

A local resident captured a photo of a Newport Police Officer urinating outside his residence in Newport on Wednesday. What’sUpNewp was provided with four photos of the incident on Friday morning, the source asked for anonymity in fear that Newport Police Department “would try and screw” him over for reporting or photographing the incident. What’sUpNewp has

Newport Police Seek Public’s Assistance Identifying Shoplifting Suspect

Newport Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in a recent theft at a Newport store. The suspect is accused of a retail theft on February 12th. Anyone who can recognize the suspect is asked to call Newport Police Department at 401-845-5775 or e-mail pwalsh@cityofnewport.com.

Newport Police Department to offer ‘Rape Aggression Defense’ Classes

Newport Police Department has announced that Officer Brittany Foster will be instructing Rape Aggression Defense classes, a women’s self-defense course, in March. The Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Basic Personal Defense System is a national program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques taught for women only. All courses are taught by nationally certified R.A.D. Instructors. The