Community Service Officers

Community Service Officers-Paid Internship


The goal of the Community Service Officer (CSO) Internship Program is to give Criminal Justice students a hands-on educational experience with law enforcement.  Community Service Officers are responsible for enforcing parking ordinances, providing security for Town Beach property, and assisting uniformed patrol officers during special events.  Community Service Officers are required to promote a positive image of the Narragansett Police Department at all times.

The Community Service Officer internship is a forty hour a week paid internship.  The internship will start June 5th and end Labor Day weekend.  Applicants must complete a seasonal employment application, a notarized release of information authorization form, and provide a letter from their educational institution (Dean, Dept. Head, Advisor, etc.) confirming their current enrollment in a Criminal Justice program.   Successful applicants must undergo a background check and participate in an oral interview.

Applicants must fully complete the three required documents listed below and return them to the attention of Lieutenant Anthony Pelopida at the Narragansett Police Department, 40 Caswell Street, Narragansett, RI 02882. 

Required documents for successful applicants:

1.         Completed seasonal employment application.

2.         Signed and notarized release of information authorization form.

3.         Letter from your educational institution confirming your current enrollment within a Criminal Justice program type of study. 

CSO Coordinator: Lieutenant Anthony Pelopida


Contact number: 401-789-1091 ext. 304

Applications are also available at the Narragansett Police Department. Applications can be hand delivered to the Police Station, or mailed to:

40 Caswell Street, Narragansett, RI, 02882


All applications must be received by 12:00 PM on March 1, 2020

Applications Available Online

Application For Seasonal Employment

CSO Authorization Form