September 19, 2019

Mayor swears in new East Providence Police Department sergeant

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East Providence, RI – The East Providence Police Department has promoted Sgt. Jeffrey Mace to the rank of sergeant.

Sgt. Mace, who is currently assigned to Rhode Island State Police’s Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children and Rhode Island Joint Cyber Task Force, will be assigned to the East Providence Police Dept.’s Patrol Division once he trains his replacement at RICAC.

“In just a short time as an officer, Jeffrey Mace has already accomplished so much both on the force and with outside agencies,” Mayor Bob DaSilva said. “The city is eager to see what this dedicated officer will do in the coming years in his leadership role of sergeant,” Mayor Bob DaSilva said.

“Sgt. Mace is a dedicated public servant with years of service with the City of East Providence and Rhode Island State Police task force and we are thrilled to promote him to sergeant,” Chief Nebus said.

Mace, a 16-year veteran of the East Providence Police Department, joined the department in 2003. Mace worked in the EPPD’s Patrol Division before being promoted to the Detective Division working in the Major Crimes and BCI Units.

Mace, who is a member of the East Providence Police Special Reaction Team (SRT), serves as a firearms instructor and a chemical/less lethal munitions instructor. In addition, Mace is a Glock and H&K Armorer.

In addition to his work in law enforcement, Mace also has extensive training from the Dept. of Justice and U.S. Secret Service in computer and mobile device forensics.

Mace, who has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University and a master’s degree in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security from Salve Regina University, is also an adjunct instructor at Salve Regina University where he teaches mobile forensics.

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