Clements to speak at memorial ceremony for fallen correctional officers

Former Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements. (WLNE file photo)

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Hugh Clements, the former chief of Providence police, will speak at a ceremony in memory of correctional officers who were killed in the line of duty on Tuesday.

Clements will join the Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers in a tribute to 10 fallen officers, including five from Rhode Island.

After he stepped down as chief, Clements took on a new path as director the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services for the federal government.

The ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. at 40 Howard Avenue in Cranston.

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