First female named as leader of Rhode Island State Police

By: News Staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Governor Gina Raimondo has named Captain Ann Assumpico to lead the Rhode Island State Police.

Captain Assumpico is a twenty-four year veteran of the Rhode Island State Police, and will be the first woman to hold the position.

Assumpico has been working as the Director of Training for State Police as well as the Department of Public Safety; being responsible for operations of the Rhode Island State Police Training Academy and the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy.

Assumpico has worked at all of the Rhode Island State Police barracks as a member of the Patrol Bureau, and prior to joining the State Police, she was a member of the Coventry SWAT team.

She holds degrees from both Roger Williams University and Salve Regina University.

Her full biography can be read here.