Individuals who wish to volunteer in the Smithfield Public Schools must have a current State of RI criminal investigation on file with the Smithfield School Department.
The Smithfield Police Department has updated their procedure for obtaining a BCI check for all volunteers who reside in the town of Smithfield. The link to their page is https://smithfieldpd.com/smithfield-school-volunteer-background-check-information/ As a reminder, they are unable to accept the forms in the lobby of the police station. If you have any questions or concerns, please call:
Capt. Michael C. Rheaume, at 401-231-2500
The Authorization for Release of Information Form is available at each school and the Smithfield Police Department website (http://www.smithfieldpd.com).
Non-Smithfield Residents must inquire at the police station in the town they reside in, OR go to the RI Attorney General's Office in Providence. Non-Smithfield Residents MUST to bring in the original BCI results to the Superintendent's office at 49 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917.