Barrington Police Chief to retire after 17 years

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BARRINGTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Barrington Police Chief John Lacrosse announced Tuesday he will retire next year, after 17 years with the force.

Chief Lacross has been in law enforcement for more than 40 years in Barrington and for State Police.

During his tenure, he brought on 27 officers and civilian staff.

He also led the effort behind the first underage drinking enforcement policy in the state.

Chief Lacross’s last day will be February 8th.

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